• Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM Featured in “America’s Real Estate Leaders” of Forbes 400

    forbes_mag_image-copyLAKELAND, FL January 19, 2016 – Forbes Magazine’s, Forbes 400 special issue, highlighted the accomplishments of the richest people in America. Throughout the year Forbes also shares the accomplishments of leading real estate firms and their top executives in the “America’s Real Estate Leaders” section. These individuals are chosen based on their reputation for excellence and extensive industry experience. Among them was Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) who recently was selected to appear in the Forbes 400 issue.

    The Forbes article noted that CBCSRE has handled more than $2 billion in Florida real estate land transactions since 1996 and that Saunders represented the buyer in one of the largest land deals in recent history – a $562 million timberland deal.


    CBCSRE was named one of “America’s Best Brokerages” for the seventh straight year by The Land Report, “The Magazine of the American Landowner.” Saunders himself has received the “Top Professional Globally” award in the CBC network four out of 10 years.


    “The United States is the safest place to invest money globally, and there are few better investments than Florida land,” states Saunders. Developing long-term relationships with land owners has been key for Saunders. “We understand the unique needs of Florida landowners and commit that we will provide what is expected and much more.”


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    About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate:

    Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land and conservation easements, transacting over $2 billion in sales from 1996 through mid-2016.

    Offering land, forestry, and conservation easement real estate services through CBC Saunders Real Estate and the CBC Saunders Real Estate |Forestry Group, the Saunders team of land professionals and foresters offers advisory and transactional services through the home office in Lakeland, FL, the north Florida office in High Springs, FL, and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide.

    We provide services to land and commercial clients through both CBCSRE and our commercial real estate brokerage, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty.  For more information, please visit SRELand.com.