Martin & Co has been awarded 'Franchise of the Year' at the Negotiator Awards ceremony attended by over 600 guests and held at the Park Lane Hilton, London, earlier this month.
Attracting entries from all over the UK for 17 different award categories, Martin & Co (UK) were named winners in the franchise category.
Martin & Co (UK) are no strangers to winning having entered this award category twice and winning on both occasions. The business has also been voted a winner by its landlord clients in a survey of customer service. These awards recognise how this 170 plus UK-wide lettings brand has developed, particularly over the last three years, with a dedicated brand for London and a student homes website being rolled out successfully alongside the top ranked website www.martinco.com
Mike Ellis, of Martin & Co New Forest, commented: We are delighted to be part of an award winning brand. Martin & Co New Forest joined the franchise back in 2003 and our staff have worked hard to develop the Martin & Co brand in the New Forest area.
Ian Wilson, managing director of Martin & Co (UK) commented: “It is a tribute to the hard work and passion of our staff, but more than that, it is a reflection of the proven systems and processes we have in place. After all, that’s what franchising is all about, and which has enabled us to thrive, even in these competitive times.
“In a highly competitive market, the strength of a brand is key. Such a major award within the property industry recognises Martin & Co is on the right road to continue our success in 2012.