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immotranslations was founded by Eleanor Duddy in 2003 and incorporated in Scotland in 2007. A subsidiary office began operating in Germany in 2013 and this evolved into immotranslations (Deutschland) GmbH in 2020, with its registered office in Hanau.  The company draws together the expertise of native speaking English and German specialist professionals in the fields of real estate valuation, property and facility management, marketing, investment management and finance, and real estate law. 

Eleanor Duddy was born and educated in Scotland. In 1987 she completed a Higher National Diploma course in Business Studies with Languages (German and French) and in 1990 graduated from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Estate Management. After two years of professional practice, she was elected a Professional Associate (now Member) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (currently non-practicing).

Moving to Germany in 1993, Eleanor worked as a Director’s Assistant for Aengevelt Immobilien in Berlin, then as a Property Manager for Jones Lang Wootton (JLW) in Munich and Senior Property Valuer for Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in Frankfurt. In 1999, she worked for 12 months in JLL’s Valuation Department in London, returning to the firm’s Frankfurt office until 2002.

In 2003, Eleanor obtained a Certificate of Educational Studies, teaching English to speakers of other languages.


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