FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LAKELAND, FL August 1, 2011 – David Hitchcock, ALC, Realtor®, and sales associate at Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) in Lakeland, FL, has been awarded the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation from the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI). The announcement was made by RLI, which is headquartered in Chicago, IL and is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®.
The ALC designation is conferred to only those land specialists who complete a rigorous, 100+-hour education curriculum and have demonstrated a successful track record of performance and professionalism in the land business. Hitchcock joins the elite group of land specialists who have attained an expert level of knowledge and experience that is recognized throughout North America.
The Realtors® Land Institute, organized in 1944, is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®. It is the only branch of the Realtor® family of organizations focused on land brokerage transactions within five specialized types: (1) farms and ranches; (2) undeveloped tracts of land; (3) transitional and development land; (4) subdivision and wholesaling of lots; and (5) site selection and assemblage of land parcels.
Hitchcock is A thirty-year veteran of the Florida Agribusiness industry with a strong background in citrus, industrial, and agricultural businesses. Hitchcock’s real estate specialties include Central and South Florida agricultural properties, agriculture transitional properties (transition-to-next-use) and land use issues. He graduated from the University of Florida (UF) on a football scholarship, where he obtained a B.S. degree in Physical Education. He lettered in wrestling and football and was the Most Valuable Player and co-captain of the 1973 Gator Football Team.
About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land and conservation easements, transacting over $1 billion in sales from 1996 through 2013. Offering land, forestry, and conservation easement real estate services through CBC Saunders Real Estate and the CBC Saunders Real Estate |Forestry Group, the Saunders team of land professionals and foresters offers advisory and transactional services through the home office in Lakeland, FL, the North Florida office in High Springs, FL, and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide. We provide services to land and commercial clients through both CBCSRE and our commercial real estate brokerage, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty.