August/September Business View Magazine

62 63 AT A GLANCE KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY COASTAL AREA PARTNERS WHAT: Independently owned & franchised real estate brokerage WHERE: Savannah, Georgia WEBSITE: http://savannah. KELLERWILLIAMS REALTY COASTAL AREA PARTNERS COASTAL AREA PARTNERS Keller Williams COLLABORATION, NOT COMPETITION A s the real estate market has progressed, superstar brokerage firm Keller Williams has grown as well. The average market center has 200 agents, and each KW office is independently owned and fran- chised. A star in its own right, Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners was started in 2004 by Nancy Thompson, Bo Longgrear and an investor group with 12 agents and today has 335. Headquartered in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, with four business locations (Southside Savannah, Downtown Savannah, Pooler, and Richmond Hill) and five Mega Agent offices, the firm’s associates currently buy/sell from Statesboro, GA all the way down to the Florida state line. Tina Brickhouse, CEO and Executive Director of KW Coastal Area Partners, began her career in real estate in 2010 as a n