History

1996

Founded in 1996 by Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM as Saunders Real Estate, LLC, the company specialized in land and conservation easements.

1996

2006

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.

2006

2011

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.

2011

2013

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.

2013

2016

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.

2016

2017

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.

2017

2018

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.

2018

2019

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.

2019