RISMEDIA, April 26, 2011—Entrepreneur Magazine recently ranked Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC as the fastest-growing franchise among real estate companies for 2011 and the No. 14 fastest growing franchise in all business categories. Coldwell Banker Real Estate was also ranked No. 75 in the Entrepreneur 2011 Global Top Franchises list and No. 90 in the publication’s 32nd annual U.S. Franchise 500® rankings.
“In the midst of a challenging market, we are proud of our expansion and recognition as an ever-growing franchise,” says Budge Huskey, president and chief operating officer for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. “We’re always moving, and that means forging new relationships and gaining presence in new markets, while empowering our existing franchisees and their sales associates with the tools they need to continue to succeed.”
Among these tools is the recently released Coldwell Banker Managing Broker Academy, an online learning portal for managers and brokers. The newest tool provides videos, podcasts and social learning aids focusing on long-term educational planning and timely educational tools.
Additional training and ongoing support Coldwell Banker offers offices and agents includes:
• Intensive multi-day introductory training sessions offered at Coldwell Banker’s headquarters and franchisee offices
• Diverse classes and continuing education programs available in person or online
• National and local advertising, including television, online and mobile
• Management conferences and regional training events
• Field operation evaluations
• Grand opening support
• Weekly newsletters
Entrepreneur’s 32nd Annual Franchise 500® report is based on its own proprietary rankings formula using financial and statistical data from July 2008 through July 2010. For more information on the rankings visit http://www.entrepreneur.com/franchises/franchise500/about.html.
For additional information on Coldwell Banker visit the Franchising Opportunities section of www.coldwellbanker.com.