April 02, 2015 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced the affiliation of Reliant Realty based in Nashville, Tenn., marking entry into a new market for the brand. With five offices and more than 700 agents, the firm is a market leader in Nashville. It remains under existing ownership led by Casey Brown and the company will now do business as Reliant Realty ERA Powered.
Established in 2007, Reliant Realty has offices in Nashville, Clarksville, Franklin, Gallatin and Murfreesboro, serving the state’s largest city and surrounding areas. In 2014, the firm closed more than 4,220 transactions totaling more than $814 million in sales volume.
Within the local real estate industry, the firm is well known for a focus on organic growth fueled by increasing agent productivity. In recognition of its strong growth arc over the last five years, the company has twice earned a place on the Inc. 5000, a list of U.S. companies across all business segments achieving significant and sustained year-over-year growth.
“Reliant Realty is uniquely positioned in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee market to capitalize on the region’s tremendous growth potential as not only a music and tourist center, but a stronghold of expanding healthcare companies,” said Charlie Young, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate. “I am confident that under Casey Brown’s leadership, Reliant Realty ERA Powered is poised to capitalize on the extensive civic and infrastructure improvements made over the last few years to accommodate current and projected growth in the greater Nashville metro area.”
“Our affiliation with ERA Real Estate will provide our company with avenues for additional growth,” said Casey Brown, owner. “With a focus on expanding our service area and luxury market presence, integrating ERA’s industry leading tools and technology company-wide and leveraging affiliated services, we are expecting to fuel growth on multiple fronts.”
Like many urban areas, Nashville and Middle Tennessee has become increasingly diverse. Reliant Realty’s millennial mindset reflecting the attitudes of the next generation of buyers, sellers and real estate professionals, has led to the firm being recognized as one of Nashville’s best places to work, thanks to a strong company culture, an embrace of technology and commitment to community.
ERA Real Estate is an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate industry with more than 40 years of experience in developing consumer-oriented products and services. The ERA network includes approximately 33,000 brokers and sales associates and approximately 2,300 offices throughout the United States and 34 countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and operated. ERA Real Estate is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.
SOURCE ERA Real Estate