Weichert Realtors® – Coastal Properties Announces Opening of New Savannah Office

— Michele Watson

New & 5th location of nation’s 3rd-leading Weichert affiliate brings unparalleled service and experience to downtown Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 4, 2020 – Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest office in downtown Savannah, Georgia.

Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties new Savannah office located at 1711 Price Street, Savannah, GA

This new location – located at 1711 Price Street in the historic downtown district of Savannah – joins the expanding family of five Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties offices, which also features locations throughout South Carolina in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Okatie/Sun City, and Beaufort. A grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting are scheduled for later in 2020 when national health and safety concerns allow it.
“Our goal has always been to bring our top-notch customer service, years of experience, and passion for real estate to the wonderful people in the Savannah market,” said Karen Ryan, the Broker and Co-Owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties. “This new office reinforces our status as the premier real estate company in the Lowcountry region.”
The new venture brings Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties and the Weichert, Realtors – Sumner Group under one roof to become the third-leading Weichert affiliate in the nation. Weichert Realtors Sumner Group has been a part of the Savannah community for over a decade. Owner John Sumner will now focus on building his company, Coastal Development Partners, and property management firm, Marsh Management Services. Sales associate Joan Sumner, John’s mother, is a continuing member of the Savannah Board of Realtors Distinguished Sales Society/Million Dollar club, with an intimate knowledge of the city’s real estate markets from the Historic District to the Islands region.
“I cannot think of a better way to continue on the tradition of service and excellence Sumner Group has established than through this new venture,” John Sumner said. “The talents of the Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties team is second to none and will provide a wonderful resource for the real estate needs of the Savannah community.”
The new office will be led by Sales Manager Akia White, a Savannah native and longtime Realtor® who joins the company with previous experience as a Broker-in-Charge of another local real estate firm. Akia is a Distinguished Sales Society Member, licensed real estate instructor and Savannah property expert.
“We look forward to seeing this office prosper and grow under Akia’s unparalleled leadership skills, her extraordinary involvement in the local community and her keen knowledge of the Savannah real estate market,” says Karen Ryan, Broker/Co-Owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties.
Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The company serves Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, Sun City/Okatie, and Savannah, and has over 170 agents.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, contact Karen Ryan at 843-341-3700 or visit

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2020 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2020 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 350 markets in 41 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit
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