Boston, MA — SVN International Corp. (SVN), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, announced the addition of its newest franchise office, SVN | Wood Properties, based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Led by Managing Director George Brown, the firm specializes in providing commercial sales, leasing, property management, development and consulting services throughout the East Tennessee market. SVN | Wood Properties is the fifth SVN office in the state of Tennessee, further expanding the company’s full-service, collaborative approach to commercial real estate in the region.


“Built on SVN’s Shared Value Network®, we strive to identify and work with market leaders who share our vision of a collaborative and open approach to commercial real estate,” said Kevin Maggiacomo, President & CEO of SVN International Corp. “This philosophy is already instilled in the team at SVN | Wood Properties, making it a valuable addition to SVN, along with their strong understanding of the East Tennessee market, SVN | Wood Properties is sure to prosper.”


Brown brings 10 years of experience in commercial real estate to SVN | Wood Properties, where he will lead a team of 10 Advisors focused on commercial real estate advisory within the local East Tennessee market. The 41-year-old firm plans to leverage SVN’s international platform to support the firm’s growth and reach, as well as the cutting-edge commercial real estate technology available to all SVN franchises to help advance its offerings to the local market.


“We recognize a similar business ethic and foundation in SVN and share many of the same values,” said Brown. “SVN provides us with the ability to keep our local relationships, while establishing a national affiliation and utilize essential tools of the business for success and growth. By partnering with SVN, our team has the opportunity to remain a leading firm while adding best-in-class services.”


The SVN brand was founded in 1987 out of a desire to improve the commercial real estate industry for all stakeholders through cooperation and a shared vision of creating value with clients, colleagues and communities. SVN currently has more than 200 offices serving over 500 national and international markets. By tapping into this broad network, SVN | Wood Properties is able to offer its clients expanded services in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate.


All SVN offices are independently owned and operated. To learn more about becoming an SVN commercial real estate business owner, visit http://www.svn.com/franchising-opportunities/


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About SVN:

The SVN organization is a globally recognized commercial real estate entity united by a shared vision of creating value with clients, colleagues and our communities. The SVN brand is comprised of over 1,600 advisors and staff in more than 200 offices across the globe. Our brand pillars represent the transparency, innovation and inclusivity that enables all our advisors to collaborate with the entire real estate industry on behalf of our clients. SVN’s unique Shared Value Network® is just one of the many ways that SVN advisors create amazing value with our clients, colleagues and communities.  For more information, visit www.svn.com.

SVN CRE Franchise Opportunities: Find the SVN Difference

SVN Franchise Opportunities in Various U.S. Locations

Des Moines Franchise Opportunities

Sperry Van Ness International Corporation (SVNIC) is pleased to announce opportunities for SVN® Franchises in: Des Moines, IA, Northern New Jersey, the State of Connecticut, and Westchester County, NY.

SVNIC is the 6th most recognized commercial real estate brokerage brand according to the Annual Lipsey Brand Recognition Survey. Unlike most national commercial real estate service firms, the SVN® organization is seeking individuals, teams and firms who want the freedom to be their own boss and to grow their existing business.

Experience The SVN® Difference.

With an SVN® Franchise, we provide you with the training, resources and tools you need to run an independently owned office. We also provide you with a real estate community spanning 200 locations serving 500 markets. Every member of our SVN® organization is familiar with our core covenants and our unique culture. To find out more about our culture of compensated cooperation and putting clients’ interests first, you can join us on our SVN Live™ Open Sales Meeting, which is open to the industry.

If you would like further information about opening a franchise, please contact:

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Senior Vice President – Franchise Development

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