Visit Re/Max at the Stop & Shop

New office is first to open of more than a dozen planned

Franchise real estate brokerage Re/Max of New England has opened its first office inside a Stop & Shop supermarket, the brokerage company has announced.

The brokerage signed an exclusive, five-year deal with Quincy, Mass.-based Stop & Shop Supermarket Co., one of the largest supermarket chains in New England, in January 2010. With more than a dozen "micro" offices planned, the brokerage had originally intended to have the first office open within four months.

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