John L. Scott Real Estate Closes Deals Faster and Builds Technology Innovation with Comcast Business

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Business today announced that John L. Scott Real Estate, one of the top 20 residential real estate brands in the nation, relies on Comcast’s high-speed Business Internet for quick, reliable service. These Comcast Business services help enable faster transaction times for John L. Scott’s brokers and support new technology initiatives the company is developing to meet the changing needs of today’s real estate industry.


Digital transformation has provided the residential real estate industry an opportunity to innovate and excel past competitors. Through Comcast Business, John L. Scott’s brokers are embracing this transformation through fast and reliable internet that powers the company’s products and solutions needed to serve clients. Brokers across more than 110 West Coast offices can now access, download and share documents and resources in a matter of seconds, allowing them to provide superior service to clients and quickly close deals, both of which are critical in today’s highly competitive housing market.

John L. Scott’s technology department is also dedicated to creating modern, customizable and responsive technology for its brokers and ensuring the business is embracing technical innovation. Its Chief Information Officer (CIO), Teresa Duran, drives this innovation through the development of custom technology that improves business operations, like a proprietary CRM tool for agents that allows them to manage their relationships and distribute tailored marketing campaigns.

The switch to Comcast Business Internet and an upgrade to a new fiber network allowed Duran to implement a transformative cloud infrastructure for managing all technical aspects of the business. As a result, John L. Scott operates at a high level of technical efficiency and its brokers can further embrace the digital-first priorities of the evolving industry.

Resources brokers needs are now easily accessible and shareable in real-time across offices in Washington, Oregon and Northern California, and Duran’s team can better support John L. Scott’s Service Center, Relocation and Accounting departments. Additionally, with a stronger network and infrastructure in place, Duran and team are developing and implementing more custom products and solutions that allow brokers to provide the best possible service to clients.

“In this fast-paced industry where time is of the essence, our brokers need rapid internet speeds to access and share information that will help them efficiently close a deal,” said Teresa Duran, CIO of John L. Scott Real Estate. “With the help of Comcast Business our company has been able to embrace digital transformation and innovation and use technology to truly set ourselves apart from new and legacy players in the real estate industry.”

“Comcast Business internet and technology services are ideal for companies like John L. Scott that require high-speed data and connectivity to power their business and empower teams across a wide footprint to serve customers quickly and efficiently,” said Troy Walton, Director, Comcast Business in Washington state. “As we continue to expand our network and speeds, we are dedicated to providing businesses with the fast, reliable, technology services they need to thrive.”

Comcast Business technology and services are available in nearly 160 communities across Washington state. For more information on the cities and towns served and services available statewide, please visit https://business.comcast.com/local/washington/.

About John L. Scott Real Estate

John L. Scott Real Estate, led by third-generation Chairman and CEO J. Lennox Scott, has been helping buyers and sellers realize their homeownership dreams since 1931. JLS has over 110 offices with more than 3,000 brokers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. JLS is recognized as one of the top 20 residential real estate brands in the nation. Last year, John L. Scott closed nearly 34,000 transactions totaling more than 14 billion dollars in sales volume. In support of the company’s core value, Living Life as a Contribution®, the John L. Scott Foundation helped sponsor over 30 events for 20 children’s hospitals in 2018, which helped raise over $15 million for children’s healthcare.

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by leading industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services. For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.

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