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HomeBinder debuts new features that strengthen the relationship between homeowners, home professionals, mortgage lenders, insurance providers and other authorized partners

BOSTON, Mass. -- HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, insurance providers, home pros, real estate agents, and other authorized professionals, today announced the release of new features and user interface (UI) improvements designed to enhance the home management experience. By fostering greater consumer engagement in digital home management, HomeBinder keeps homeowners connected with the businesses that support their ownership journey, creating opportunities for repeat and referral business and helping build clients for life.

Notably, HomeBinder had introduced a proprietary home valuation tool that aggregates multiple data points - including renovations, appliance upgrades and the completion status of maintenance tasks - to estimate the home's current value and appreciation. The tool also tracks information including purchase price, current loan balance, loan term, interest rate, annual taxes and hazard insurance. The feature is designed to help homeowners better track their home's value and provide future buyers with deeper transparency into the history of the home.

The platform update also introduces an evergreen "To Do" list on the homeowner's homepage. The list highlights important tasks driven both by homeowner-specific binder data as well as the stage of ownership, following models used by many other successful SaaS platforms.

The new UI also features enhanced navigation and workflows that improve organization of tools such as document storage, maintenance history, home improvement projects, appliance models, property details and photos.

"This latest update to the HomeBinder interface strengthens homeowner engagement with the platform, keeping users connected with their mortgage lenders and other authorized home professionals," said HomeBinder Chief Product Officer Guy Tassinari. "By offering unique new capabilities and targeted improvements to organizational workflows, HomeBinder continues to be a valuable, user-friendly resource homeowners will return to again and again, creating long-term referral and repeat business opportunities."

To see how HomeBinder can help keep businesses connected with homeowners and support the journey of homeownership, schedule a demo at

About HomeBinder:

HomeBinder is a home management platform that makes maintaining a home's value easy while improving relationships between homeowners and the businesses that serve them. Unlike traditional leave-behinds like business cards and refrigerator magnets, HomeBinder maintains an ongoing digital connection with homeowners as they manage their data, documents and relationships over time. Founded in 2015, HomeBinder is a venture-backed Techstars Boston '19 company headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. For more information, visit

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Global DMS’ EVO® enhances efficiency and mobility with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Command Interface

LANSDALE, Pa. -- Global DMS, the leading provider of cloud-based real estate appraisal management software, recently announced that its next-generation EVO platform is now voice-enabled, providing lenders access to key functionality and up to the minute information of their entire pipeline with Amazon's Alexa voice control - making EVO the first and only appraisal management software to provide this capability in the mortgage industry.

The Alexa Skill, called MyEVO™, allows EVO clients to securely access all appraisal information in their accounts through all Alexa capable devices, like Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Tap and the mobile Alexa apps for iPhone and Android by simply saying, "Alexa, Open MyEVO."

Users can then ask Alexa, Amazon's artificial intelligence that powers Alexa-enabled hardware and its associated products, to launch the MyEVO skill that enhances the virtual assistant's ability to conduct appraisal management tasks, such as ordering an appraisal, providing appraisal status updates, and delivering EVO's latest product enhancements and company news.

"At Global DMS, we are continually pushing the limits of technology to bring exceptional value to our clients and make the dream of Digital Mortgage a reality," said Global DMS® CEO, Vladimir Bien-Aime. "As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, we are committed to investing in voice technology and other AI powered voice assistants that enable us to provide an experience that is conversational and attuned with our customers' lifestyles. This first of its kind solution will enhance our customer's workflow and communications and allow them to work smarter when and where they wish, with just the sound of their voice."

EVO, the industry's most advanced cloud-based appraisal management platform, was designed to be both exceptionally intuitive and powerful enough to support a completely automated appraisal management workflow. The EVO platform centralizes and simplifies the process for lenders that utilize multiple AMCs, manage their own panel, or a combination of both. EVO allows authorized administrative users to instantly make changes to the platform's workflow, communications, vendors, and assignment logic to ensure success in an everchanging competitive mortgage market.

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About Global DMS:

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Pennsylvania, Global DMS is a leading provider of cloud-based commercial and residential real estate appraisal management software. The company's solution set is cost effectively delivered on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) transactional basis that ensures compliance adherence, reduces costs, increases efficiencies, and expedites the entire real estate appraisal process. Global DMS' solutions include its EVO-Res™ platform for residential lending, EVO-C™ platform for commercial lending, SnapVal™ appraisal pricing solution, AVMs, and the MISMO Appraisal Review System (MARS®).

For more information, visit or call (877) 866-2747.

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Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be Earth's Most Customer-Centric Company, Earth's Best Employer, and Earth's Safest Place to Work. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit and follow @AmazonNews.

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Real Estate Technology Firm Swift Homes Partners with Radio One on Marketing Campaign

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Today, Swift Homes announced a partnership with Radio One on a multiplatform marketing campaign across multiple markets in the United States to help build awareness of Swift Homes' benefits and seller-friendly offerings that are available to consumers who are looking for real estate advice and services.

"Our partnership with Radio One is important because of the scope and scale they provide," a Swift Homes senior executive said. "As the largest radio network serving the urban community, their relationship with their audience allows Swift Homes to effectively communicate to prospective home sellers - educating audiences across the country about simplifying their home selling process."

Swift Homes is a technology company specializing in fast and easy home sales without the seller needing to list their property with a realtor. Their innovative platform provides home sellers with a fast cash offer and closing as quickly as thirty days. Additionally, with Swift Homes, sellers pay no traditional broker fees and make no repairs.

Swift Homes stands out among its competitors because it operates across the United States, so sellers aren't limited to specific geographies. In addition, Swift Homes provides special seller-friendly offerings such as allowing sellers to remain in their homes with a rent back program. Even more, Swift Homes will make a purchase even if the home being sold is an investment home with tenants.

The marketing campaign began earlier this year and currently airs in the following Radio One markets: Atlanta, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Raleigh

About Swift Homes

Swift Homes is the pre-eminent buyer of homes within the real estate tech space. Their technology has revolutionized and simplified the way a home is sold by streamlining the process and removing unnecessary fees and time that come from listing a home with a broker. With over 20,000 offers made, Swift Homes is one of the largest technology-based home buyers in the country, and their team has over 20 years of experience purchasing homes. In short, if sellers need to sell fast or for any reason, they can sell to Swift Homes in a few easy steps. Learn more:

About Radio One

Urban One, Inc. d/b/a Radio One. [Nasdaq: UONEK] is an urban oriented, multi-media company that primarily targets African Americans and urban communities. Radio One is the largest distributor of urban content in the country and has been the leading voice speaking to Black America for over Forty (40) years. Visit for more company information.

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Swift Homes Makes It Easy to Sell Your House Fast for Top Value

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Swift Homes, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading home cash buyer throughout the southern United States. Helping homeowners sell their residential properties quickly for top value. Swift Homes purchases homes in as-is condition, making the process straightforward and efficient while giving our customers peace of mind.

Traditional real estate sales include fees, lacking a proper client experience that is typically inconvenient with no guarantees. This is not the case with Swift Homes. The company primarily buys single-family homes that are then rented out to local families. However, they do consider other property types.

Swift Homes provide top-dollar cash offers, a highly experienced home purchasing company bolstered by a robust private equity fund. It can have the entire transaction completed in as few as ten days. When Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina residents sell to Swift Homes, they don't need to invest time and money into extensive repairs and modifications. As their name suggests, Swift Homes is dedicated to providing each homeowner with a closing that is both quick and uncomplicated.

Having bought more than 5,000 houses nationwide, Swift Homes personnel have had the opportunity to work with those seeking to expeditiously sell their properties for various reasons, including occupation changes, family emergencies, and other pressing situations. Many customers working with Swift Homes found that the ability to get high value for their houses in a relatively short period was a critical factor in their overall financial well-being.

The standard, time-tested process that Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina sellers go through with Swift Homes begins with submitting a brief informational form regarding the property itself. Upon receiving and evaluating the form, the team will furnish a personalized proposal with their reliable cash offer. If the seller indicates that the offer is acceptable, Swift Homes will schedule a convenient home inspection to assess its current condition thoroughly. At that point, the deal is finalized, with the seller selecting a closing date that best meets their particular needs. To conclude the process, Swift Homes will dispense the agreed-upon cash payment.

Swift Homes is confident that they are the ideal cash home buyers with their unmatched process and dependable offers. With the backing of the private equity fund, all-cash offers made are trustworthy and transparent. Their customers don't need to worry about conditional financing woes or having the transaction drag on. Swift Homes personnel would also like prospective customers to know that sellers maintain control from beginning to end. While the company only makes offers they genuinely feel are competitive and fair, sellers have every right to decline and will never be pressured to go along with a deal that makes them uncomfortable.

Homeowners in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina can speak with a Swift Homes representative by calling (877) 861-2466. To learn more about Swift Homes and their process, please visit or send an email to

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International Businessman, Kofi Nartey, Takes on Role as Brand Ambassador for New Award-Winning Armagnac Brandy, Cardinal Du Four

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Cardinal du Four, 21 Rébellion, a flagship spirit for the Armagnac world and the modern connoisseur's answer to Cognac, has partnered with international businessman, Kofi Nartey, as its first brand ambassador. After hosting several successful events together, the Armagnac maker and the Beverly Hills based real estate broker saw the alignment and knew a partnership was inevitable.

Cardinal du Four founder and creator, Christophe Namer, has set out to illuminate the Armagnac region of France, whose namesake spirit is actually 200 years older than Cognac. "France's best kept secret" as Namer has described Armagnac, will not remain that way for long with a strategic partner like Nartey.

"We are thrilled to align with a respected industry leader like Kofi. We are excited for him to carry our brand with him as he continues to take on the international real estate world through his work with developers, affluent individuals, sports and entertainment celebrities," said Namer.

The partnership intends to bring the Cardinal du Four Armagnac brand in front of Kofi's celebrity and luxury real estate clients with curated, thoughtful and memorable sensory experiences.

About Cardinal Du Four

Cardinal du Four (CdF), 21 Rébellion is a harmonious blend of vintage Armagnacs from 21 to 43 years of age, which is superior in quality while using innovative blending techniques to ensure that each sip is luxuriously smooth, balanced, and elegant. Founder and creator Christophe Namer, a native of Aix-en-Provence with over 20 years of experience in the wine and spirits world, turned his dream into a reality when he created this new elixir. CdF 21, Rébellion personifies complexity and power with elegance and finesse. Its brilliant amber color has floral aromas of jasmine and iris followed by secondary layers of nutmeg, dried fig, caramelized apples, along with elegant toasted wood vanilla flavors. The long and lingering finish imparts cacao beans and salted caramel. While relatively new in the market, CdF, 21 Rébellion has already received significant industry recognition and accolades including: GOLD MEDAL 2019 - CONCOURS GENERAL AGRICOLE PARIS; DOUBLE GOLD, 97 POINTS from Anthony Dias Blue, James Beard Award Winner⁠ saying "perhaps the most refined Armagnac I've ever tasted"; ⁠DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL⁠, San Francisco World Spirits Design Competition 2020. For more information, please visit our website:

About Kofi Nartey

A leading authority on luxury real estate and development, Kofi Nartey is the go-to broker for affluent clientele, celebrities, and prominent sports figures around the globe. He is the founder of GLOBL Real Estate + Development, a private real estate firm based in Beverly Hills, with global reach. He regularly appears on national television and in print media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, CBS, CNBC, Fox Business News, ESPN, CNN Money, and The Insider. He was recently named to the LA500, as one of the most influential business leaders in Los Angeles. Kofi leverages his exposure, reach, professional sports and acting experience, MBA business acumen, and his desire to unlock potential in every business and person he engages. For more information, please visit our website:

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Trion Properties Launches Third Fund; Targets $175-200 Million in Buying Power Focused on Southeast and Western Multifamily Properties

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Trion Properties, a private equity real estate firm based in West Hollywood, California and Miami, Florida specializing in value-add multifamily investments, has announced the launch of Trion Multifamily Opportunity Fund III, LLC, its third investment fund vehicle.

The fund, which will target $75 million in equity to deliver $175-200 million in buying power, will primarily invest in the acquisition, improvement, and repositioning of undervalued and opportunistic multifamily assets in Western and Southeastern U.S. markets. Fund III anticipates acquiring 8-12 properties over its investment period.

The launch of this fund comes on the heels of the closing of the firm's second fund, which has 215 diverse investors, including accredited high net worth investors, RIAs, and family offices, and is allocated across value-add and opportunistic multifamily investments within growing submarkets demonstrating strong growth fundamentals, according to Max Sharkansky, Managing Partner at Trion Properties.

"With our first two funds, we executed an investment strategy that proved quite resilient, which allowed us to take advantage of several significant opportunities during both incredibly strong and uncertain economic times," says Sharkansky. "We are able to leverage our long-standing industry relationships to acquire these opportunities primarily through off-market transactions. This enabled us to build a strong portfolio of communities, acquired for highly competitive prices, which were positioned to provide strong returns to our investors."

To date, the firm has acquired 64 properties and has completed more than $1 billion in transactions.

Mitch Paskover, Managing Partner at Trion Properties adds, "Trion's sole focus on our proven strategy of acquiring and repositioning undervalued multifamily assets in key markets, combined with our vertically integrated property management platform, has led to demonstrable success. The average investor annualized return on our properties exceeds 30% annually, and all properties purchased with Funds I and II have either met or exceeded projections or are on pace to do so. We will continue to implement this strategy on assets acquired with Fund III on an expanded scale."

Fund III is targeting investor-level annualized returns of 13% to 15% over a 6-8-year period, with early "seed investors" receiving preferred economics. As with the firm's first two funds, the firm plans to drive value through heavy renovations, re-branding and a hands-on management approach.

"We offer a competitive advantage to investors by having in-house acquisition, project management, property management, debt sourcing, and construction teams," says Sharkansky. "This combination makes us unique and specialized in the markets we target, allowing us to add value where other sponsors cannot."

Selecting assets with longevity and endurance is essential to the firm's acquisition strategy, adds Paskover.

"We have established a foothold in several Western markets, including becoming the most active buyer in the Portland area based on number of transactions, and are eager to continue applying this strategy in those markets and others demonstrating strong growth fundamentals - including the Southeast region, where we recently established a second office," says Paskover.

Trion's current multifamily portfolio encompasses over 1,250 units across Los Angeles, San Diego, the Bay Area, Colorado, and the greater Portland Area. In addition to the Southeast, the firm is also seeking opportunities to acquire in Salt Lake City and Seattle, notes Sharkansky.

Based on solid fundamentals, continued demand and shortage of supply in multifamily housing in these markets, Trion is anticipating strong performance for its investment platform over the long term.

About Trion Properties

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Trion Properties is a private equity real estate firm that invests in value-add multifamily throughout the west coast. Trion has completed more than $1 billion in transactions, with a portfolio of over $550 million in assets, generating an average internal rate of return in excess of 30 percent. With its fully built-out operator platform, Trion has repositioned and stabilized undervalued assets, leveraging its expertise in real estate finance and renovation of multifamily properties to drive returns for its investors.

Since its inception, Trion has acquired the fee interest-or in certain instances the debt secured by the fee interest-of over 3,550 multifamily units. To date, Trion has successfully repositioned and resold over 1,750 units and over 200,430 square feet of commercial real estate space.

The principals of Trion Properties are Max Sharkansky and Mitch Paskover, two real estate professionals with over 30 years of combined experience in finance, acquisitions, management and redevelopment. Additional information is available at


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Business, Free News Articles, Insurance, Real Estate Answers Buyers’ Need For Rapid Online Condo Insurance In Fast-Paced Housing Market

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It is no secret that the housing market in Florida is hot. Properties move fast, and consumers are finding more ways to make all parts of buying and owning a home quick, easy, and mostly online. One insuretech, UPC Insurance®, answered the consumer call for the ability to almost instantly have an estimate of what a policy will cost, and the ability to buy a Florida Condo policy completely online with

"From e-commerce to ride-sharing apps, consumers are increasingly choosing the convenience of online solutions that are quick and effective," said Chris Griffith, COO and CIO of St. Petersburg-based UPC Insurance and President of "UPC is proud to be a pioneer in direct-to-consumer condo insurance policies... Customers can get a quote in seconds and bind and pay for that policy within minutes."

Lisa Sparks with Jason Mitchell Real Estate confirms the cost of insurance is something that buyers want to have an estimate on before they commit to buying a home. consumers are now able to see the estimated insurance premium for a Florida HO6 condo unit owners policy in seconds. This boosts buyers' confidence: they know they can afford the unit with all expenses, including the insurance cost, without the delay of a traditional quest for similar information on the phone or filling out forms online.

In this market, minutes matter! Realtors are finding it is not unusual for multiple prospective buyers to be lined up in their cars, waiting to see a new listing. Buyers in Florida don't want to lose out on a great unit because they are waiting to hear back on an insurance quote. Sparks confirms having an instant quote prior to submitting their offer is just one more level of uncertainty that can be removed from the transaction, giving buyers a competitive edge when they go into a multiple offer situation. was designed to be very consumer-friendly. UPC Insurance® collaborated with Swash Labs to ensure the user experience is fast and easy to use. The end result is clear skies ahead for buyers looking to secure a new condo in today's competitive Florida housing market.

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About UPC Insurance

Founded in 1999, UPC Insurance is an insurance holding company that sources, writes and services personal and commercial residential property and casualty insurance policies using a group of wholly owned insurance subsidiaries through a variety of distribution channels. The Company currently writes policies in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Texas. From its headquarters in St. Petersburg, UPC Insurance's team of dedicated professionals manages a completely integrated insurance company, including sales, underwriting, customer service and claims. For more information, visit:

About Swash Labs

Swash Labs is an award-winning, full-service advertising agency based in Denton, Texas. Established in 2011, Swash Labs uses the art and science of storytelling and behavioral economics in work focused on digital media, emerging communications technology, and modern brand development for clients across the United States. Swash helps clients define and solve business problems with big creative ideas that work. For more information, visit:

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Third Year in a Row

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2021 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the third year in a row.

The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

"During this very challenging time, Top Workplaces has proven to be a beacon of light for organizations, as well as a sign of resiliency and strong business performance," said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. "When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward. Top Workplaces draw on real-time insights into what works best for their organizations, so they can make informed decisions that have a positive impact on their people and their business."

"For over 30 years, Steiner Realty has acknowledged the value of our people by providing a company culture that inspires personal growth and professional excellence," said Casey Steiner, President/CEO of Steiner. "This culture, which also centers around commitment and work ethic to facilitate safe and comfortable housing for our tenants, is contagious. We recognize that each and every member of Steiner Realty contributes to and directly shares in our success and our people are a significant part of why we continue to thrive.

"In that light, we are extremely pleased to have been recognized once again by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as a Top Work Place. This award validates that we truly are continuing to provide a healthy and inclusive work environment for our people, who are our company's greatest asset. Congratulations to all of our team members for helping to support our success."

About Steiner Realty:

Steiner Realty, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based real estate brokerage firm owned and operated by Clarence H. (Casey) Steiner since 1989. Steiner Realty, Inc. currently manages over 1600+ rental units in the Greater Pittsburgh area in a mix of luxury loft apartments, community apartment complexes, small apartment buildings and high-rises, as well as single-family homes and townhouses. In addition to office staff, Steiner Realty employs a full-service maintenance staff to handle all aspects of property maintenance, repair, and updating. @SteinerRealty @SteinerRealty

About Energage

Energage offers a fully unified SaaS platform, plus support and professional services, to help organizations recruit and retain the right talent. As a B-Corporation founding member, Energage has committed itself to the purpose of making the world a better place to work together. Based on 14 years of culture research, the engine behind 51 Top Workplaces programs across the country, and data gathered from over 20 million employees at 60,000 organizations, Energage has isolated the 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any business, and developed the tools and expertise to help organizations measure, shape and showcase their unique culture to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, please visit Follow us on Twitter @teamenergage and Facebook and LinkedIn @energage.

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1st Class Real Estate and Expetitle Announce a Joint Venture to Provide Tech-enabled Closings Across The U.S.

MIAMI, Fla. -- Expetitle and 1st Class Real Estate are joining forces to create a national title partnership; offering a streamlined, remote home closing transaction to 1st Class' customers. 1st Class Real Estate is a nationally recognized top brokerage. They have grown 470% over the past three years, placing them on the Inc 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America.

"With all the new tech-enabled competitors coming into the market, like iBuyers, digital brokers, and alternative marketplaces, brokerages need to respond with digital innovation of their own. Consumers today expect to be able to do everything on their phone," said Sean Daly, Expetitle's CEO. "Expetitle's partnership model gives brokers the tools they need to stay relevant, while also opening up a new income stream from title insurance commissions."

1st Class Real Estate will first launch fully remote and hybrid closings through a secure platform and mobile app in Florida and Georgia, but eventually plans to roll the service out to all 50 offices nationwide.

"This joint-venture with Expetitle allows us to leverage technology to process our clients' closings more efficiently and with higher service levels. It eliminates the unknowns in a transaction by providing all parties with real-time information on any device in just a few clicks, giving our agents and their clients the confidence that their closings will happen on schedule," said Buddy Buchner, VP Franchise Development of 1st Class Real Estate.

About Expetitle

Expetitle is a multi-state title company that delivers fully digital and hybrid closings through one secure collaborative platform that adds transparency to the entire closing process. Expetitle's mission is to provide a better, transparent closing experience for buyers, sellers, and their agents and brokers. Today's consumer is used to doing everything on their phone in real-time, why should buying a home be any different? To learn more about Expetitle, visit

About 1st Class Real Estate

1st Class Real Estate, founded in 2013 by Rhyan Finch (Chief Executive Officer) started with only a handful of agents and has rapidly grown to multiple locations in states nationwide. 1st Class's proven model has the software, systems, procedures, and support staff in place for every process you can think of including office operation procedures, lead generation, marketing & branding, closing coordination, inside sales agents, agent training, and more! To learn more about 1st Class Real Estate, visit

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Success Systems, Inc. Relocates Headquarters to 383 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT: Choyce Peterson Negotiates 5,649 SF Transaction

NORWALK, Conn. -- Choyce Peterson, Inc. (, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the successful conclusion of sublease negotiations on behalf of Success Systems, Inc. ( for a 5,649 square foot (SF) office at MerrittView, 383 Main Avenue in Norwalk, CT. Choyce Peterson Principal John Hannigan represented Success Systems in this transaction.

When Success Systems recognized that their current lease was nearing expiration, they reached out to Hannigan who had represented them in their original relocation from Stamford to Norwalk in 2015. They explained that they were seeking to relocate within Norwalk to an attractive building with excellent amenities including covered parking, in a convenient location near the Merritt Parkway. They also wished to take advantage of the economic environment favorable to tenants.

After touring buildings throughout the Norwalk area, Success Systems narrowed in on a sublease at MerrittView, 383 Main Avenue. This particular suite had an existing layout conducive to their space needs and included furniture. The Success Systems team appreciated that MerrittView presents a great value combination of rental rates and best-in-class amenities including a newly renovated fitness center and cafeteria, ample covered parking, and shuttle service to the South Norwalk and Merritt 7 train stations. Most importantly, the MerrittView building has a convenient location right at Exits 40A/B on the Merritt Parkway, is only 0.5 miles to the Merritt 7 Train Station, 4 miles to the South Norwalk Train Station, and 3 miles to I-95 (Exit 15).

Hannigan commented, "It's been a pleasure representing Success Systems once again in their lease negotiations. There were many available suites to tour in all areas of Norwalk, but by focusing on the most important factors of value and location, we were able to guide the decision-making process, find the best solution to suit their needs, and negotiate very favorable economic terms."

The Success Systems team concluded, "We were very happy to once again work with John on this relocation project. He understood exactly what we were seeking in a new office and did an excellent job of analyzing market options, including the favorable economics of a sublease. We are excited to expand our office space in this new location with terrific amenities for our employees."

The sublandlord was represented by Executive Managing Director Patricia Valenti of Newmark Knight Frank. The landlord of the MerrittView building is Empire State Realty Trust.

About Success Systems, Inc.

Success Systems is the most recommended supplier of cloud-based, turnkey store automation solutions for independent convenience, grocery, petroleum, tobacco and liquor retail outlets. Reflecting more than 36 years of field-tested experience, our offerings are designed to help customers optimize every aspect of their operations and achieve measurable results.

About Choyce Peterson

Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm with offices in Norwalk, CT and Rye Brook, NY, was founded in 1997 and has negotiated millions of square feet of transactions in 42 states and Canada. The Choyce Peterson process delivers comprehensive and creative real estate solutions to ensure clients derive maximum value from their real estate decisions.

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Choyce Peterson, Inc.
(203) 961-8175


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