Intero International Franchise Services, LLC, goes global signing first master franchise agreement in the UK
Intero International Franchise Services, LLC, has announced that it has signed a master franchise agreement to extend the Intero brand into new markets with GPEA, LTD. According to the information provided, GPEA, LTD is the owner of two of the largest real estate networks in the UK, the Guild of Professional Estate Agents and Fine & Country. Together their more than 700 offices service the UK.
Mike Bidwell, Former COO of Fine & Country and today’s CEO of Intero UK explains, “My intention for bringing the Intero® brand to the UK is to revolutionize real estate. The Intero presence in the UK as a leading brand will provide quality services and solidify exceptional relationships.”
Intero Chairman Robert Moles adds, “We are thrilled with this agreement because it allows us to walk right through Europe’s front door to expand the Intero brand, and our spirit of innovation, to a market hungry for a new approach to the traditional real estate brokerage.”
The launch of Intero® UK follows the recent announcements of the first Asia Intero franchise, Intero Shanghai and the opening of the Intero Hong Kong location.
“Our continued expansion represents the Intero commitment to a global brand presence, a necessary element to thrive and innovate in a real estate business,” concludes Intero CEO Gino Blefari.
Founded in 2002, Intero Real Estate Services, Inc. has become one of the premier real estate brands in the U.S. In 2004, Intero Franchise Services Inc. began franchising and currently is operating in many of the western states. In 2009, Intero International Franchise Services, LLC embarked on developing territories in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas. (kbp)