Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre network expands in Barrie and Innisfil

Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre expands their network to grow their presence in Ontario’s Barrie real estate and Innisfil real estate markets; Grand Opening celebrations to include national management and local business figures

(BARRIE / INNISFIL, ON – SEPTEMBER 16, 2011) A world-renowned real estate brand is growing its presence in the Ontario market, Coldwell Banker Canada Operations ULC has announced.  The newest affiliate consists of two Kempenfelt-Kelly offices in Barrie and Innisfil real estate markets as part of the growing Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre, Brokerage.  The established local real estate operation officially joined the Coldwell Banker network September 16, 2011 and the announcement is being made at the Holliday Inn in Barrie.

The local firm’s Simcoe real estate agents join The Real Estate Centre’s progressive network of five real estate offices across Ontario and close to 100,000 Coldwell Banker® sales professionals worldwide.

Coldwell Banker Canada president, John Geha will be on site, and has 30 years of business experience, including the past ten years working with real estate professionals across Canada.

“Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre is extremely excited about this expanded business venture.” Remarks Tania Artenosi, Owner at CBTREC, “Acquiring these two offices in the Innisfil and Barrie real estate markets is a strategic move for our operation.  We are now able offer a broader service area to our clients.  The reputation of the Kempenfelt-Kelly brokerage fits directly with ours and will provide local clients with enhanced brokerage services.”

Dean Artenosi, VP of Operations adds “As part of our group of companies, we have made the strategic decision to build a network of real estate brokerages in key areas across the GTA and now have a foundation of over 100 agents in these prime locations to solidify that goal. We are thrilled to have a foothold in the emerging Simcoe area market where great things are expected for both home buyers, investors and realtors alike over the next 10 years.”

“The Real Estate Centre has gone from 7 realtors to over 100 realtors in a short period of time. With over 5 offices serving the GTA and Simcoe areas The Real Estate Centre offers a diversified approach to doing business in Real Estate for realtors, buyers and sellers, by providing an infrastructure in Resale, New home sales, ICI, Redevelopment, Finance and Home alterations and enhancements. The Real Estate Centre’s focus is to enhance and implement the internet marketing revolution with an emphasis on social media technology and e-marketing systems to provide efficient and state of the art marketing trends to its customers,” states Joshua Campbell, Director of Business Development.

About Coldwell Banker®

Since 1906, the Coldwell Banker® organization has been a premier full-service real estate provider with a commitment to professionalism and customer service, and is one of the oldest real estate companies worldwide.  Coldwell Banker is a leader in the Canadian real estate industry with a national network of 267 independently owned offices operating in 12 provinces and territories across Canada.  Globally, Coldwell Banker has close to 100,000 sales professionals in 3,600 residential real estate offices in 50 countries and territories.

For further information on Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre Inc. or to search for individual offices, sales representatives, or property listings, visit our website, www.cbtherealestatecentre.com

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services. Coldwell Banker® is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Each office is independently owned and operated.

For further information about Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre Inc., please contact:
Joshua Campbell, Director of Business Development
Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre Inc.
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