Real estate brokerage network named “Startup of the Year” in a category considering all of U.S. Industry
TRINITY, FL (July 16, 2014) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group has announced their network was recognized with a Gold Stevie Award in the Startup of the Year category of the 12th annual American Business Awards presented recently in Chicago.
American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The awards drew more than 3,300 nominations in a wide range of categories; 240 executives worldwide participated in the judging. Startup of the Year category judging considered entrants from across U.S. industries.
“We’re proud of our brand and its rapid growth and progress,” said Dewey Mitchell, Co-Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is fresh, intelligent and respected, and is resonating nicely with our clients.”
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has grown exponentially since it transitioned its first affiliates in September 2013. As of mid-June, the network counted more than 29,000 agents and 850 offices operating in 42 states. “Our network carries the name of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s most trusted and respected corporations,” said Allen Crumbley, Co-Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. “When you have a really great brand and a lot of passionate hard-working people on your team, wonderful things can happen.”
This is the network’s second award in 2014. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in March was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” by consumers in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study.
“It’s an honor for us to recognize and celebrate such an outstanding class of organizations and individuals,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “The judges were especially discerning this year. Winners should be proud that the judges recognized their achievements and their ability to express those achievements in a way that captured the judges’ hearts and imaginations.”
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie winners announced are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group (formerly known as Prudential Tropical Realty) has 16 offices located throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties. Locally owned and operated since 1959, the company offers residential, commercial, property management, relocation, home warranty, title, mortgage, and insurance services. For more information please visit the company website at www.bhhsfloridaproperties.com.
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