Shares of real estate services provider Realogy, whose brands Century 21, Coldwell Banker and The Corcoran Group, soared more than 22 percent in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Art Bartlett, the founder of real estate giant Century 21, died in Coronado, Calif. on Dec. 31. He was 76 years old.
Bartlett changed the competitive landscape of the residential real estate business. His vision helped local residential real estate brokers compete toe-to-toe with major regional and national chains. With this mission, his business thrived.