Founded in 1996 by Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM as Saunders Real Estate, LLC, the company specialized in land and conservation easements.
In 2006, the brokerage affiliated with Coldwell Banker Commercial becoming the only brokerage in Florida with a national and global brand network and marketing presence. The company and many of its advisors earned substantial recognition and awards as a high-performing office within Coldwell Banker Commercial.
In 2011, Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, and R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM founded a sister brokerage to Saunders Real Estate called Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty. The new affiliated company allowed the company to serve clients in commercial brokerage including office, retail, industrial, and multi-family properties.
In 2013, A specialty group of foresters, who are licensed real estate agents and brokers, joined the brokerage to provide timber services to the north Florida timber areas. In 2014, a satellite office opened in High Springs Florida.
In 2016, The company opened a new division, Saunders Auctions, that focuses on accelerated marketing providing an efficient and effective way to sell real property at fair market value.
In 2017, Dean acquired a Georgia real estate broker’s license and a new office opened in Thomasville, Georgia, offering a significantly increased value to his clients on both sides of the state line.
In 2018, CBCSRE announced the signature of an exclusive partnership agreement with NORDHEIMER Campos y Estancias, the leading broker of farms and ranches in Argentina.
In 2019, we joined the SVN Shared Value Network ®, a globally recognized commercial real estate brand united by a shared vision of creating value with clients, colleagues, and communities. In conjunction with joining the SVN® platform, our two sister companies (formerly Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate and Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty) unified as one marketing brand under the name SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate. This alignment provides expanded marketing reach through a global, growing brand with a singular focus on commercial real estate.