One of London’s largest independent estate agents - Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (KFH) - has appointed Fortune Cookie to design and build its next generation web site.

Fortune Cookie will work alongside KFH’s incumbent agency - WAI - to develop the search and mapping facility for the site.

Fortune Cookie will deploy Web 2.0 tools and techniques to deliver the ultimate in customer satisfaction.

KFH has 50 branches across the capital, employing more than 650 people.

The company offers a range of professional integrated property services, including residential sales, lettings and estate management, financial services, survey and commercial property services. The KFH website received more than 2million visitors in 2006 and presently displays details of 5,000 properties for sale and to let.

Paul Masters, Marketing Director of Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, says: “We are making a significant investment in the development and design of our next generation web site and are highly impressed with Fortune Cookie’s credentials. Fortune Cookie ticked all the boxes in terms of their process, design skills, research and development.”

Fortune Cookie Managing Director, Justin Cooke, says, “Fortune Cookie is thrilled to be KFH’s agency of choice. Together, we will deliver a solution that KFH will be proud of, that will delight customers and be the envy of every other company in the sector. Fortune Cookie designs web sites that deliver quick and impressive return-on-investment. Our team is looking forward to helping KFH to achieve and then exceed its strategic aims”

The next generation KFH web site will launch at the end of 2007.

Fortune Cookie contact: Julie Howell, 0870 736 1000 or email Julie.Howell@fortunecookie.co.uk

KFH contact: Sarah Demirtges, 020 8780 8725 or email sdemirtges@kfh.co.uk

Published on: 12:00AM on 10th May 2007