In previous articles we have let you know about this exclusive development in Faro, today we will introduce you to the Sales Manager responsible for Quinta de Faro, in the Algarve.

Richard Vessot is a traveller by heart and a salesman by profession. He has always been in sales and marketing, taking his suitcase to the four corners of the world. Born in France, he has lived in Dubai, several African countries and the UK, for this reason he is fluent in English.

Getting into real estate

His relationship with MJ Développement began in 2005, when he first met Michael Ruel and Jean Etchepareborde - at the time that was the start of MJ Développement. Since then, "many times when I was in England, in Manchester, I had in mind to work with them, but I had my bags packed almost all the time."

After all these years, it was in 2017, while living in Liverpool, where he stayed for five years, that he started working with MJ Développement. As a free agent, "I sold several properties in our four luxury resorts in Mauritius. In addition, I travelled to sell Mauritius and represent MJ Développement," he said.

Belonging to the community

The opportunity to take the lead in Faro came when Michel and Jean decided to invest in the Algarve and needed someone they could trust to work as sales manager on site. Richard has been in Faro since August 2021 and in just eight months they have built a great image of Quinta de Faro.

"We are not just here to receive and not to give. We are here to belong," Richard said, adding that they are planning to support the community through sports sponsorship, in tennis or football.

Boosting the capital of the Algarve

There is no doubt that what they are doing in Faro is great for putting Faro on the map. "There is nothing on the market like we are doing, of course, in Faro, but even in the Golden Triangle at this price. Phase 1 ( 18 Villas )has been sold out in 7 months. Phase 2 will be soon on the market, 9 Villas of three and four en-suite bedrooms with their heated private pool; all these villas have a basement, where you will have an A/C wine cellar, a Spa/Hammam, a Gym, a Laundry and a big garage ( between 48m² to 88m²)”

The investors "Michael, Jean and Joaquim like Faro because it is very traditional and very authentic. Moreover, they believe that this new development in Faro is the start of something big, and in the coming years Faro will become a trend”.

After all this success, Richard also said that they are not here just for one shot and he has already started learning Portuguese. “It looks like I’m going to be here for some time”, he said.

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