Released By City of Kissimmee
The Kissimmee City Commission presented the Ruby Award to Goodwin Realty & Associates, Inc. during a scheduled meeting held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The Ruby Award was created to recognize those companies within City limits that have been in business for over 40 years.
“The Ruby Award provides the City the opportunity to celebrate those businesses that have successfully stood the test of time. Goodwin Realty is an example having served this community for more than 46 years,” Economic Development Director, Belinda O. Kirkegard said.
Goodwin Realty & Associates, Inc. started in 1973 and is located at 917 Emmett Street. It has a broad spectrum of service lines in residential and commercial real estate. Their company mission statement reads – “At Goodwin Realty and Associates, Inc., we are committed to providing professional and ethical service in all areas of real estate.” The company also believes in giving back, evidenced with their support and volunteerism to 24 different community organizations.
Mrs. Linda Goodwin-Nichols has also served this community after being elected to the Kissimmee City Commission in 1994 and re-elected in 1998. Five months after her term ended, she was appointed to fill a Mayoral vacancy which ended in 2004.
Goodwin Realty has a total of 12 employees – which includes Linda’s two daughters, who are also licensed brokers and have been with the family business slightly under 30 years.
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