At the beginning of the 20th century, the French Riviera was chosen as a destination by aristocracy from around the world discovering, what is undoubtedly, the most beautiful Mediterranean coastline. Enjoying a heritage of sumptuous palaces, dating mainly from the Belle Epoque era, the Riviera is today only two hours flight from most European capitals and, thanks to the Cannes International Film Festival and the visits of endless celebrities, has become the most sought after glamorous destination.
From the Italian Border to St. Tropez, without forgetting the Principality of Monaco, the French Riviera combines sophistication, modernity and natural beauty. Under the auspices of French Senator Pierre Laffitte, Sophia Antipolis, the largest European High Tech Park was developed, playing a strong economic role on the international stage. With significant infrastructure and political stability, the French Riviera continues to attract ever more visitors.
Every year, Nice-Côte d'Azur International Airport welcomes investors seeking secure values and tourists fond of lazy summers, reason for which the Carlton International team headquarters in the heart of this unique region.
Philip Weiser is a multi-lingual New Zealander who has travelled the world. Having completed his studies in Lausanne in Switzerland, he joined an expanding corporation based in New York, with hotels in Bermuda, Mexico and the Bahamas. Subsequently appointed Director of Marketing for a major International Hotel Group with headquarters in London, he discovers the most beautiful locations and most diverse cultures. In central London he creates a company dedicated to the rental of luxury, furnished and serviced apartments. The company enjoyed considerable success as an undeniable alternative to luxury hotels.
In the early 1980s he chose to settle in the South of France and adapted his previous experience to Real Estate on the French Riviera. Participating in the development of the property market for ten years and suffering the collapse in the early 90s, he retained his positive enthusiasm and in 1997, founded the Carlton International, Luxury Real Estate consultancy.
Today, with offices near the coast in Antibes, in the countryside behind Cannes and in St Tropez, Carlton International is known as an emblematic figure in the world of luxury real estate on the French Riviera, offering its services to a sophisticated clientele from around the world, seeking to purchase or rent prestigious and exceptional properties. The company’s team of multilingual consultants is discrete and professional, dedicated to satisfying the needs of discerning clients. Service, is the cornerstone on which Carlton International has been built.