TRYON, NC, USA - Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate Ivester Jackson Blackstream announced it has partnered with Tryon Equestrian Partners (TEP) as its title sponsor for the discipline of Vaulting at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, hosted by the Tryon International Equestrian Center September 11-23, 2018. Ivester Jackson Blackstream and Christie’s will also partner with Tryon Resort to introduce The Residences at Tryon Resort, the world’s newest luxury equestrian lifestyle destination.


Tryon Resort’s real estate offerings include the 55 unit luxury condominium project, The Residences at Tryon Resort, slated for completion in spring of 2019. The partnership is also releasing phase 1 of White Oak at Tryon Resort, a gated enclave of 100 luxury farmettes adjacent the Resort’s grounds, as well as The Farms at Tryon Resort, estate farms featuring 8 to 25 acre lots in a pastoral setting just 5 minutes from the Resort.


“We are thrilled to begin our partnership with Christie’s International Real Estate and their dynamic regional affiliate, Ivester Jackson Blackstream,” commented Mark Bellissimo, Managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners and CEO of Tryon International Equestrian Center. “As we look forward to the robust development of Tryon Resort, we eagerly anticipate a profound interest from all those individuals who wish to start a vibrant new chapter of their lives and enjoy a lifestyle rooted in the love of horses”.


With over 20,000 daily attendees and participants from all over the world, the event promises to be comprised of a truly international audience. “Our dominant regional luxury presence in Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville, SC, combined with the international reach of Christie’s 1200 offices and art auction events around the globe, form the perfect combination to position Tryon Resort as an emerging and dynamic outdoor lifestyle destination,” said Ivester Jackson Blackstream I Christie’s Managing Partner, Reed Jackson. The company’s onsite sales office will be located within the World Equine Expo and The VIP Summit Club lounge throughout the games, as well as on site at Tryon Resort year-round.



Ivester Jackson Blackstream:

Julie Broward at or (704) 756-7831


National Press Officer – Carly Weilminster at or +1 (828) 863-1144

International Press Officer – Gayle Telford at or 0044(0) 203 176 0355



Shannon Gibbons at or 0041-78-750-6146


About Tryon International Equestrian Center:

Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort, host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, is one of the world’s premier equestrian lifestyle destinations, with first-class facilities for all eight FEI disciplines. From carousel to competition, the mission of Tryon Resort is to celebrate the magic of the horse, grow equestrian sport, and increase access to this majestic animal. Tryon Resort is a spring, summer and fall haven for equestrian competitors and enthusiasts, and a year-round destination for connoisseurs of diverse cuisine and shopping, lodging getaways, and family entertainment. Learn more at


About the FEI World Equestrian Games™:

The FEI World Equestrian Games™, held every four years in the middle of the summer Olympic cycle, is the property of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for horse sport organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining World Championships in the Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, the Paralympic discipline of Para-Equestrian Dressage, as well as Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining.


About Christie’s International Real Estate:

Supported by Christie’s art auction house, Christie’s International Real Estate is a global network offering exclusive home and luxury real estate services to buyers and sellers worldwide. The 250 year old Christie’s brand is recognizable by clients and we serve a discerning clientele. Christie’s International Real Estate built its reputation on the rigorous selection of local brokerages. Christie’s Affiliates are selected for their success in luxury property sales and their ability to meet strict standards of excellence. Christie’s has a worldwide network of 136 Affiliates and more than 32,000 agents in 45 countries.


About Ivester Jackson Blackstream: 

Ivester Jackson Blackstream is a joint venture between Ivester Jackson Distinctive Properties, one of the Southeast's leading boutique real estate firms and the 2017 Christie's Affiliate of The Year, located in Charlotte, NC and Blackstream Properties, based in Greenville, SC and one of the fastest growing residential brokerages in the upstate. The firm also partners with Blackstream SVN Commercial Properties, which is headquartered in the Pack Square headquarters.

Together these companies comprise one of the region’s most dynamic real estate partnerships. Ivester Jackson Blackstream properties are marketed worldwide through the firm’s exclusive relationship with Christie’s, the world’s most recognized luxury real estate brand.

Ivester Jackson Blackstream and Christie’s International Real Estate to Partner with Tryon Resort To Present Vaulting at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 and Introduce The Residences at Tryon Resort
For Immediate Release
Sept. 11, 2018