Holland, MI. December 2016 – Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies is announcing its merger with Summit Properties, a boutique brokerage firm specializing in the luxury, waterfront real estate market located on the north side of Holland, Michigan.
Tom Speet, President and Broker, founded Summit Properties in 1990. With the addition of Vice President, Associate Broker and Past President of Michigan Realtors Beth Foley; Summit Properties built a fine reputation as being a firm of integrity while providing unparalleled service to its customers.
Tom Speet shared “We have been approached by several luxury franchises. As an independent brokerage, we found it difficult to keep up with the ever changing marketing tools needed to best serve our clients. We concluded that Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies is leading the market in luxury, exceptional marketing, tools and branding”.
Ken Schmidt, CEO of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies stated “We have great respect for Summit Properties and their team of 7 agents and staff. Their reputation, success and prime location has always been very appealing to us”.
Summit properties will operate as Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt at the new year and will continue to service its customers from their 691 Ottawa Beach Road office in Holland. Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt also has offices on 16th Street in Holland, Saugatuck, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Hart and Whitehall.
Jack Bouman, President of Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt offered “Tom Speet and his Summit Properties team have a strong reputation for quality and high-level real estate service. The core business model of Summit Properties is an excellent addition to the historic values of our firm. We are all very proud to merge our two companies”.
Terms of the merger were not disclosed.