Vancouver Island brokerage announces new ownership and identity as Coldwell Banker Oceanside Real Estate
Experienced BC real estate professionals Kirsten Marten and Mark Rice acquire brokerage formerly known as Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty
(Burlington, Ontario – January 30, 2019) Coldwell Banker Affiliates of Canada is pleased to announce that accomplished Vancouver Island real estate professionals Kirsten Marten and Mark Rice, formerly associated with local Re/Max brokerages, have chosen to affiliate with the Coldwell Banker® global brand and have acquired the ownership of the company formerly known as Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty. The brokerage, based in Victoria and Nanaimo, has been renamed Coldwell Banker Oceanside Real Estate.
New owners Kirsten Marten and Mark Rice were raised on Vancouver Island and have strong roots in the community. Award-winning top producers, they bring a unique skill set to the newly renamed operation. The new ownership team will apply their local real estate expertise as together they reposition Coldwell Banker Oceanside Real Estate for future growth throughout Vancouver Island.
“We plan to take the company to the next level,” confirms Mark Rice. “Working with the existing management team and sales force, and maximizing the depth of resources offered by the Coldwell Banker global brand, we’ll continue to raise the bar. We’re excited about the new opportunities ahead for all of us.”
“Our sights are on growth,” concludes co-owner Kirsten Marten. “We’ll be building on the established operation as we seek like-minded sales professionals who share our commitment to professionalism and outstanding service.”
“We’re delighted to welcome Kirsten and Mark to the Coldwell Banker network of owners,” said Andy Puthon, President of Coldwell Banker Affiliates of Canada. “This strategic acquisition and identity change demonstrates their commitment to growth. Their deep local market knowledge and expertise will be great assets to the newly renamed Coldwell Banker Oceanside Real Estate as they take their brokerage to the next level.”
About Coldwell Banker®
Since 1906, the Coldwell Banker® organization has been a premier full-service real estate provider. In Canada, Coldwell Banker has a national network of approximately 200 independently owned residential and commercial offices, operating in every province across Canada, and also in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Globally, Coldwell Banker has almost 92,000 affiliated sales professionals in more than 3,000 independently owned and operated franchise offices in 44 countries and territories worldwide.
For further information on the Coldwell Banker® network in Canada or to search for individual offices, sales representatives, or property listings in Canada, visit www.coldwellbanker.ca
Coldwell Banker Canada Operations ULC is a subsidiary of Realogy Group LLC and Realogy Holdings Corporation. Coldwell Banker® is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Each office is independently owned and operated.