DENVER - Oct. 31, 2014 // PRNewswire // - RE/MAX, LLC is one of the "50 Top Franchises for Minorities" according to the eighth annual survey compiled by the World Franchising Network and featured on Oct. 24 in USA Today. The 2014 survey is the seventh consecutive year RE/MAX has been included on the list and each year it has been the only real estate franchise included among the Top 50.
The World Franchising Network recognizes franchisors' commitment to the recruitment and advancement of minorities, and aims to show progress that minorities have made in the franchising industry. Of the hundreds of survey responses, RE/MAX was in great company among finalists of respected brands, including AlphaGraphics, McDonald's and Pak Mail.
"From our very first years, RE/MAX has always had a strong commitment to furthering the careers of minorities and women," said RE/MAX, LLC CEO Margaret Kelly. "Real estate is an entrepreneurial industry where hard work and dedication are the most important characteristics. RE/MAX is proud to offer opportunities to achieve success to all our franchise owners and agents."
This past August, RE/MAX welcomed its first franchise office in Beijing, China, which adds to network growth in Asia that includes Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand.
As a global franchisor, RE/MAX has had many reasons to celebrate this year. It was the highest ranking real estate franchise in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500 and was also recognized by the magazine as the best real estate franchise in the categories of fastest-growing, low-cost and global. Additionally, RE/MAX held the highest position among real estate franchises in the Franchise Times Top 200, a ranking based on worldwide sales.
RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording its agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. Over 96,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach of more than 95 countries. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX.
RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world's leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX).
With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $140 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities.
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