Expand Your Education with These Courses from
A Consumer Advocate Approach to Real Estate: Course 1.
Becoming a Successful Sales Professional: Skills for Sales Success: Part One.
Negotiating Skills: Skills for Sales Success: Part Six.
Expand your education through NAR's REALTOR® University: A Consumer Advocate Approach to Mortgages: Course 2.
Bundle 3: CIPS Institute (US Version).

Florida Prudential Companies Continue Aggressive Growth Strategy

Have a comment on this article? Share on Facebook!

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2011—Local Florida Prudential real estate companies Prudential Palms Realty, a member of RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) and Prudential Lakewood Ranch Realty recently announced the acquisition of Hunt/Realty Express on Main Street in downtown Sarasota.

“The agents at Realty Express will be a great addition to our company. With the outstanding resources and tech systems available through Prudential, the sales associates will be able to provide an even higher level of client service” comments Steve Bailey, executive vice president for Prudential Palms Realty.

This marks Prudential’s seventh acquisition since opening in Sarasota in 2002. It is also an indicator of the company’s aggressive but prudent growth strategy—in spite of a challenging real estate market. Through this most recent acquisition, Prudential will add a prime downtown location.

“We are forging ahead with a growth plan that positions us as one of the region’s leading real estate companies,” says Helen Sosso, president and CEO of Prudential Companies. “With the growth trend in Sarasota in the downtown marketplace, it’s essential to have a central location where the public can stop in and access the latest real estate information.”

Prudential’s new Main Street location will reflect the real estate industry’s shift toward online technologies as one of the most efficient ways to match homebuyers and sellers. Onsite agents will assist clients with online searches to simplify the home-buying process. The new state-of-the-art office is slated for a grand opening in mid-2011.

Prudential continues to grow by increasing its number of locations through acquisitions, expanding its number of agents through acquisitions and organic growth, rolling out new products for its international division and capitalizing on its affiliation with the Prudential brand. From about 75 agents in 2002, the firm has grown to approximately 175 agents today. Recently, Prudential was ranked No. 1 in Lakewood Ranch in every real estate sales category for 2010, according to Trendgraphix, one of the nation’s leading providers of MLS-based real estate reports.

For more information visit www.prudentialpalmsrealty.com.

Have a comment on this article? Share on Facebook!

Join RISMedia on Twitter and Facebook to connect with us and share your thoughts on this and other topics.

Copyright© 2016 RISMedia, The Leader in Real Estate Information Systems and Real Estate News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be republished without permission from RISMedia.

Content on this website is copyrighted and may not be redistributed without express written permission from RISMedia. Access to RISMedia archives and thousands of articles like this, as well as consumer real estate videos, are available through RISMedia's REsource Licensed Content Solutions. Offering the industry’s most comprehensive and affordable content packages. Click here to learn more! http://resource.rismedia.com

Our Latest News >>