NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida Acquires Clearwater Beach Firm

Clearwater, FL, October 7, 2015 – Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC, the largest residential real estate brokerage in Florida, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Island Estates Realty in Clearwater Beach. The company’s office located at 110 Island Way, Clearwater, Florida, will now operate as Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.

“Our company is actively growing operations across West Central Florida, and there is great demand for homes in the surrounding Tampa Bay area, making this acquisition a strategic opportunity for us,” said Clark Toole, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC in Florida, which is a subsidiary of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. “The skilled sales associates at Island Estates Realty have the reputation for knowing the market inside and out, and we are thrilled to welcome them to our company.”

Under the leadership of its owner Joanne Hiller, Island Estates Realty and its 14 independent sales associates have provided professional real estate services to the Clearwater Beach/Island Estates community for more than 45 years, making it among the oldest residential real estate companies in Pinellas County.

Hiller, who will continue with the company in a sales capacity, has been one of the most recognized local real estate agents for more than 30 years, and was a recipient of the Clearwater Gazette’s Readers Poll gold award as the No. 1 best Realtor® in Clearwater for 2014. She has been a consistent top producer with more than $600 million in career sales volume. She has also helped sales associates build their business, develop their skills and reach their goals.

“Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate gives our sales associates access to the resources, technology, brand strength and global network that will be valuable as we continue to build our business,” said Hiller.

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has expanded its reach over the last few years through multiple acquisitions in markets that include Fort Lauderdale, Brevard County (Melbourne), Davenport, Flagler County (Palm Coast), Fort Myers, Naples and Northwest Florida.

 

About Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is a leading full-service residential real estate company with more than 85 offices and 5,100 sales associates serving the communities of Central Florida, Flagler, Brevard, Palm Beach, Southeast Florida, Southwest Florida, Northwest Florida and Tampa Bay. Worldwide, the Coldwell Banker network includes approximately 3,000 offices with 88,000 sales associates. Every day, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate properties are exposed to 16 million buyers on more than 725 high-traffic websites. For more information or to view local listings, visit ColdwellBankerHomes.com. To learn more about a career in real estate or affiliating with Coldwell Banker, visit JoinCBToday.com. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company.