Forbes Global Properties Expands Domestic Presence, Welcoming Moreland Properties, Austin’s Leading Boutique Residential Brokerage

Austin, Texas (July 19, 2022): Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to welcome Moreland Properties to its prestigious ranks. Founded in 1986 by respected veteran agent Emily Moreland, Moreland Properties is Greater Austin’s leading boutique brokerage where it will exclusively represent the Forbes Global Properties brand.

Remaining true to the firm’s founding pillars of Principle, Quality, People, and Happiness, Moreland Properties’ team of more than 100 real estate professionals represent buyers and sellers, expertly managing all aspects to ensure a seamless transaction.

The firm’s commitment to client-centered service results in consistent accolades, including The Residential Real Estate Awards, The Platinum Top 50, Luxury League, and Top 10 Women Led Companies in Austin as well as individual agent inclusion in the Elite 25 Austin.

Tarrytown contemporary

Represented by Moreland Properties, this contemporary residence in Austin’s Tarrytown neighborhood was designed by the renowned Ryan Street Architects and features luxurious finishes throughout

“As we look to our growth as a company but most importantly as a community, the opportunity to partner with Forbes Global Properties as the exclusive member in Austin significantly expands our reach. Our most important listings and clients will benefit from global online and print exposure as Austin continues to grow,” said Sarah Railey, COO, Moreland Properties.

“We want to tell our unique story and remain a hyper-local, independently-owned Austin company, but also understand we need to constantly engage with a new wide audience in our own town and across the globe.”

“This affiliation accomplishes new reach for our firm, and we are excited to launch these tools for the benefit of our clientele and top properties,” said Owner Emily Moreland.  “In tandem with our new sparkling downtown sales center, we look forward to bringing more differentiators to build on each agent’s strength and success.”

Listed for sale by Moreland Properties, this architecturally significant house in historic Pemberton Heights was designed by famed Texas architect Hobson Crow and has been featured in numerous books and design magazines

The exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties provides branding and marketing services to the world’s premier real estate firms and is now represented by more than 12,350 real estate agents across 19 countries in approximately 380 locations. Moreland Properties joins this network of top brokerages with proven records of success in luxury property sales and exceptional client service.

“As a highly successful and well-respected leader in the Austin marketplace, Moreland Properties is a welcome addition to our membership network of top-tier real estate brokerages,” said Bonnie Stone Sellers, Chair of Forbes Global Properties.

“As we look to our growth as a company but most importantly as a community, the opportunity to partner with Forbes Global Properties as the exclusive member in Austin significantly expands our reach”
— Sarah Railey, COO of Moreland Properties

As a member of this exclusive network, Moreland Properties will benefit from Forbes’ engaged audience of 150 million people worldwide to connect, inspire, and inform affluent potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale.

Moreland Properties’ luxury listings will be showcased on, a curated collection of high-value homes for sale worldwide, and presented across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial.



About Moreland Properties
Proudly serving the Greater Austin area since 1986, Moreland Properties is widely respected for its deep local market knowledge, global reach, and stellar reputation for professional, discreet representation. Each of the firm’s more than 100 agents, works as a careered real estate advisor, devoting themselves full-time to delivering superior results. A member of Forbes Global Properties, Moreland Properties is backed by a global invitation-only network of over 12,350 real estate agents located across 19 countries. Moreland Properties is the network’s exclusive Austin representative, selected through a thorough screening process that includes meeting rigorous professional standards and demonstrating a proven track record of success in handling distinctive properties. With staffed offices ready to assist buyers and sellers in every aspect of the process, from marketing to data-driven pricing to navigating a successful transaction, Moreland Properties is dedicated to ensuring a smooth real estate transaction. Browse all Central Texas listings at


About Forbes Global Properties
Established and led by the world’s foremost independent luxury residential brokers and industry veterans, Forbes Global Properties is a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the elite agents that represent them. Established in 2020, the invitation-only network spans more than 380 locations and comprises approximately 12,350 property experts across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Europe. For more information, visit


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