Envirian Sells Nine Additional Real Estate Franchises in Arizona
Reston, VA - October 17, 2005 Envirian, a technology-based
provider of residential real estate services to professional
buyers and sellers, today announced the sale of nine additional
franchises to the owners of Envirian of Scottsdale.
The new franchises for Glendale, Chandler, Gilbert, Sun City,
Avondale and elsewhere will allow Envirian to comprehensively
cover Maricopa County, Arizona, which has grown by 14% since
2000. The county’s 3.5 million residents now account for more
than half the state’s population.
Jim Anderson and Steve McGovern have experienced the growth in
the Phoenix area first-hand and recognize the future
opportunities for Envirian across metropolitan Phoenix. “Steve
and I feel so strongly about the Envirian concept that we
decided to expand throughout Maricopa County and offer associate
agency relationships.” Their new Web site is www.maricopa-
These newest franchises join other Envirian franchises in
Northern Virginia; Bucks County, Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania; and Rochester, Minnesota. Envirian now boasts 36
franchises and expects to open 12 additional offices over the
next 18 months.
“We’re delighted to extend our relationship with Envirian of
Scottsdale in order to help them cover Maricopa County,
Arizona,” said CEO Dr. Lee Konowe. “As one of the residential
industries newest and fast-growing brands, it is only fitting
that we bolster our presence in one of America’s fastest growing
Envirian’s proprietary technology solutions were designed for
maximum interoperability and benefit, enabling brokers and
agents to conduct more business, communicate with clients and
each other, as well as manage the process of real estate sales.
Services include top position lead procurement, near
instantaneous lead delivery to transaction management, and
after-sale client services.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Envirian
(www.envirian.com) was founded in 2004 to fulfill the promise of real
estate technology. The company’s unique approach to residential real
estate brokers and agents includes: technology-based real estate
brokerages, 100 company leads per agent per year, 70/30 commission splits,
no referral fees on leads, a collaborative corporate culture, and company-
assisted vacations and coverage.