RISMEDIA, March 26, 2009-Century 21 Real Estate LLC has announced that its international master franchises, which operate in 64 countries and territories worldwide, granted more than 400 new franchise offices outside of the United States in 2008. Domestically, 34 new independently owned and operated brokerage companies joined the franchise network in 2008, and 83 affiliated companies grew their residential operations through mergers and acquisitions or by opening new branch offices. Overall in 2008, the CENTURY 21 System grew to over 8,500 offices worldwide.
“Despite the current economic climate, the CENTURY 21 System continued to experience strong growth in 2008,” said Tom Kunz, CENTURY 21 president and CEO. “The national and international expansions to our network this year are positive steps toward achieving our goal for worldwide growth. In 2009 we will continue to meet the diverse needs of our customers by expanding our presence in existing and emerging markets.”
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