James Smith is the International Business Development Manager for Hurwitz James Company. Originally from Australia, James has an extensive background and expertise in worldwide real estate markets and international property transactions. James is generally first contact on sourcing and analyzing overseas commercial properties, including hotels, resorts and luxury home developments and making the initial decision on whether the prospective property is a good fit for representation by the company. Besides interacting with owners and developers across the globe, he has created an ever growing network of leading real estate professionals throughout Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. He has a passion for flying and is a licensed private pilot. In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit, traveling the world and experiencing many different cultures.