Cimalpes was founded in 2003 by Grégory Flon and Olivier Builly, who shared a vision to transform the mountain real estate business by bringing the standards, practices and service ethos of luxury hotels to the sector. Nearly two decades later, Cimalpes has established itself at the forefront of the luxury real estate business in the French Alps.
An undisputed leader at the heart of an ecosystem of lovers of exceptional destinations, Cimalpes is a unique concept founded on a strong local presence, passion, determination and transparency, with a comprehensive service encompassing sales, rentals, property management, concierge services and consultancy.
Since its creation in 2003, Cimalpes has strived to achieve the highest standards of professionalism, transparency and innovation in its chosen sector - the vacation real estate market in the French Alps.
Based from the outset on the premise of convergence between the luxury hotel and real estate sectors, Cimalpes has developed unmatched expertise in the selection of the best properties for sale or rental in the French Alps’ most beautiful resorts, along with the passion and determination to create tailor-made experiences that allow our clients to fully experience and appreciate this exceptional region and its natural, cultural, sporting and gastronomic heritage.
With a resolutely customer service driven approach, Cimalpes brings together a virtuous circle of property owners, buyers and renters, all of whom can rely on us as a dependable and innovative partner, who will match buyers with sellers at fair prices and deliver high quality services to the benefit of everyone.
Through a combination of professional expertise, a strong local presence, the latest digital technology and a truly personal approach, Cimalpes offers a quality of service to satisfy even the most demanding customer expectations in the areas of sales, property management, rental management and concierge services.
One ambition | Four values
To be at the heart of the market for high-end properties in each of the resorts we operate in, animating the market whilst at the same time acting as a dependable partner, at the crossover between real estate and the luxury hotel sector - this is Cimalpes’ ambition and our raison d’être!
PROXIMITY. The development of simple, authentic human relationships, in accordance with Cimalpes’ mountain spirit, is at the core of the way we do business.
PASSION. Delivering a dedicated, tailor made service to our clients, guided by their satisfaction and Cimalpes’ passion for our region and desire to promote its nature, values and heritage.
DETERMINATION. Constantly striving to create precious, intense and inspiring experiences forces Cimalpes to constantly question itself and innovate on a daily basis.
TRANSPARENCY. Our efforts to make the vacation real estate market more open and transparent allow Cimalpes to support its evolution and development to the benefit of all.
One business | Four key competences
An acknowledged leader in a sector where all the players share a passion for exceptional destinations, Cimalpes brings together tourism and luxury real estate in a portfolio of the finest properties for sale or rental in the French Alps’ most beautiful resorts.
Founded on four key competencies, Cimalpes:
selects only the best properties for sale or rental in each of the resorts in which we operate
acts as a trusted partner, bringing together owners, buyers and renters, identifying the ideal property for each requirement and organising, supervising and offering support every step of the way
creates unique, tailor-made french alpine experiences underpinned by a comprehensive range of exceptional services
draws on the support of local businesses and service providers to help ensure that every client’s experience is a memorable one
Cimalpes | The Difference
A unique catalogue - with a selection of 500 properties for sale and 800 for rental, Cimalpes has the French Alps’ finest real estate portfolio, curated and managed by a team of 120 professionals, each of whom is an expert in their field.
Exclusive key holders - Cimalpes is the sole agent and exclusive key holder for almost all of the properties in our portfolio.
100% local - every member of our team has a deep and extensive knowledge of the French Alps, living and working all year round in this beautiful part of the world. Cimalpes has developed a unique understanding of the region’s unique attributes, which we bring to each relationship developed with our customers or partners.
Exclusive services by Cimalpes - the care and professionalism that go into the development of our client and partner relationships and the delivery of our services are second to none.
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