Bo Bridgeport Brokers Merges With Prudential Georgia Realty Midtown Office

Atlanta, GA – May 13, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Prudential Georgia Realty, the companyTrendgraphix says achievedthe highest gains in year-to-year market share for unit sales, sales volume,listing inventory, buyers and listing sales of any large brokerage in metroAtlanta for the 2010 first quarter, continues to expand its presence inside theAtlanta perimeter. Prudential Georgia Realty’s Midtown branch, located near the High Museum, has recentlycompleted a merger with Bo Bridgeport Brokers, a 40-agent boutique real estate agency.

Bo Bridgeport Brokers, owned by Benita Carswell andJanie Gray, officially became part of Prudential Georgia Realty at the end of April.Their agency is located in the Kirkwood area of Atlanta at 2033 Hosea L.Williams Drive. The Bo Bridgeport Kirkwood office will operate as a satellite office and willbe supported by the Prudential Midtown office staff and Managing Broker DaleModica.

“We are so pleased to have an established intownreal estate firm like Bo Bridgeport Brokers see the value of affiliating with arecognized franchise name like Prudential,” said Dale Modica. “I’ve knownBenita and Janie for several years and they and the other agents are a welcomeaddition to our expanding Prudential Midtown team.”

Bo Bridgeport Brokers was formed in 1997 and has areputation for real estate sales, renovating historic homes and marketing newhome communities in numerous Atlanta and Decatur neighborhoods, including GrantPark, Kirkwood, East Atlanta, Oakhurst, East Lake, Edgewood, Candler Park, LakeClaire and the Emory area.

With regard to deciding to mergeher independent brokerage with a large company, Benita Carswell said, “As asmall company, we could never maintain an entire training department and keepup with all the developing technologies. Prudential Georgia Realty is extremelystrong on both fronts and we’re thrilled to be part of this growing company.”

Carswell and Gray were impressed by all thetechnology, Internet resources, new homes division, relocation and support thatPrudential Georgia Realty offered its agents and real estate clients. They alsorecognized the resources and commitment Prudential has put into the intownmarket in recent years, including the opening of a Buckhead location onPeachtree Road in recent weeks.

“In the last 12 years, multiple companies haveapproached us about a merger, but it was never the right fit until now,”explained Janie Gray. “We can’t say enough about Prudential and are 150 percenton board. We’re trying to change with the times to help our agents do betterand make more money. At Prudential, they will have all the tools to do justthat.”

To learn more aboutPrudential Georgia Realty, search for real estate properties, foreclosures andluxury homes in metro Atlanta or to contact the Midtown office,call 404-266-8100 or visit

Prudential Georgia Realty is ranked by RealEstate Magazine as one of the top 100 real estate companies in the UnitedStates. It is an independently owned and operated member of Prudential RealEstate Affiliates and is the 12th largest Prudential real estateaffiliate in North America.Prudential Georgia Realty recently became the first large brokerage company inthe nation to win the Online Marketing Award of Excellence.

Now in its47th year serving metro Atlanta, the company has 23 locations inmetro Atlanta and 1,200 Realtors ready to assist families with their realestate needs. To learn more about the state of the metro Atlanta real estatemarket, visit www.AtlantaRealEstateChannel.comfor the latest videos and information, including details on the Job LossProtection Plan for home buyers. Follow the Prudential Georgia Realty blog at forthe real scoop on the Atlanta real estate market or follow this Atlanta realestate leader at

TCMcClenning, Public Relations Manager: 678-352-3317 (direct)
Prudential Georgia Realty

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