As President of Land and Sea Real Estate, Inc., Demetrius Spaneas is a prolific business influencer with a strong network of high net worth international investors, and prominent business groups in major U.S. cities. Whether his clients are seeking an equity partner for a long-term opportunity, a 1031 exchange to preserve capital, a site for multi-family or industrial development, or a REIT vehicle to diversify their portfolio, Demetrius has the specialized knowledge and established partnerships to assemble the right team for each client’s unique needs and highest potential for success.
Demetrius is a widely recognized dynamic leader and Commercial Broker who is passionate about bringing people and projects together to make business opportunities successful. In the past year alone, he has created opportunities and completed real estate transactions with investors from across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and currently consulting on and negotiating investment and development opportunities regionally and nationally, totaling over $200,000,000.00 in real estate. A recognized expert on housing and commercial development, Demetrius was recently asked to serve on a live panel of experts including the MA Secretary of Housing and Economic Development to field questions on what to expect for the remainder of 2020, and what opportunities lie ahead. This was hosted by the Middlesex 3 Coalition and the New England Real Estate Journal.
Knowledge and connections are the basis of his success. Demetrius is a member of three Greater Boston commercial real estate networking groups where he is reputed to be an invaluable resource to developers, investors, project managers, capital finance groups, and architects. Demetrius offers both his colleagues and clients an unmatched commitment to integrity and excellence that one won’t find elsewhere in the commercial real estate industry, coupled with a stellar reputation for bringing together the right partners to make a project successful. He is a powerful negotiator who has honed his skills in international projects and partnerships with such organizations as the U.S. Embassy system and UNESCO throughout the former Soviet Union. Constantly improving his knowledge and skills, Demetrius is near to attaining his CCIM designation, the most prestigious international designation in commercial real estate investment.
A Fulbright Scholar in American Studies, Demetrius is also an international award-winning composer of opera and chamber music, a public speaker, and former college professor and Distinguished Faculty. He has given talks and lectures in 16 countries on topics ranging from business to arts to philosophy, and received a special citation from the Russian Duma (Senate) for “enriching the cultural life of St. Petersburg.”
Currently a resident of Andover, Demetrius was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and received a B.M. and M.M. from the prestigious New England Conservatory, where he also served as faculty. Demetrius is an active member of his community where he has served on the board of Ironstone Farm of Andover, and as Chair of the Andover Cultural Council. Demetrius served as president of the Rotary Club of Andover for 2019-2020, and he is on the Steering Committee of Andover Cares, an initiative to fight addiction in the community. Demetrius has served as an officer of the St. Matthew’s Masonic Lodge of Andover, and is currently a member of the Middlesex 3 Coalition, through which he will host a monthly video program discussing various topics in real estate sales, development, and investment, beginning in September 2020.
Demetrius Spaneas can be reached at 617.999.6269 and firstname.lastname@example.org