About Us

A unique style of Real Estate & Business Network

The Real Estate & Business Network

Spark, Connect, Profit

The REBN provides a Market Network for real estate and business owners on a weekly basis, we promote the service provider as a differentiated individual helping to build long-term relationships.


The REB Network is South Florida’s oldest market network.

A PLACE TO SPARK, CONNECT & PROFIT

Get updated on the newest business opportunities and learn what the business owners, investors, and vendors are doing in today’s market. Our meetings start with plenty of time to BUILD YOUR NETWORK and say hello to established and new connections followed by our live broadcast. Monthly membership starts at just $49.00 and includes access to all of our regularly scheduled breakfast, lunch, and evening events. Monthly members may also purchase access to our private, designated, or shared office space. Members may also utilize additional services in our network HQ.

Why the Real Estate & Business Network?

Open access to our experienced business leaders means that newcomers don’t have to spend thousands or give up their deals to so called ‘mentors’ and ‘gurus’.

The REBN provides a Market Network for real estate and business owners on a weekly basis, we promote the service provider as a differentiated individual helping to build long-term relationships.


A place to learn, network, and grow.

Our meetings are fun and relaxed. Attire is casual but of course, feel free to dress up! Join us every Thursday at the Denny’s on Powerline Road and Oakland Park Boulevard. Share information, get updated on the latest news, discuss ideas and learn what other investors, business owners and vendors are doing in today’s market. Before the actual meeting commences, we give our guests the opportunity to network, build lasting relationships and grow their business. The cost of attendence is low and there are no annual membership fees. Attend whenever you can.

Get answers to your questions!

Each meeting is an opportunity to gain real world solutions to even the most complex real estate and business challenges.

Share what you do!

Our event broadcast is your opportunity to connect directly in front of the investors & business owners that want to business with you

The Founder

Great Leaders always rise!

Title's Held

  • Past Board Member-Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals.
  • Past Member of Young Presidents Organization.
  • Past President of Florida Swimming Pool Industries Association.
  • Past President of 500 member Broward Builders Exchange.
  • Past Regional Vice President and Director of National Pool and Spa Institute.
  • Past Director and Member of the Executive Association of Fort Lauderdale.
  • Past Director of Better Business Bureau of South Florida.
  • Graduated 22nd in a class of 994-Officer Candidate Course-U.S.M.C.-1951.
  • Sales & Marketing Executives “Top Management Award” -1963.
  • Outstanding Director 1963-64, Broward Builders Exchange.
  • Holds Patents on Pool Filter and Pool Forming System.
  • Holds General Contractors License.
  • Holds Real Estate Broker License.

History

D. Allen Johnson has been a Fort Lauderdale resident since 1954. His first Real Estate purchase was a small 2/1 home in the Progresso area for $7,995 with VA payments of $63 per month. He shared the house with a roommate who paid $75 per month. Johnson has bought and sold for his own account homes, condos, co-ops, small apartment buildings, and an athletic club that had 28 apartment hotel units.

He has had as many as 65 units and currently owns several small apartment buildings through Prudential Properties a real estate investment and management company he heads. He has held a real estate license since 1968 making him a Realtor Emeritus and has been Vice President/Broker and Investment Property Specialist with Anaconda Realty Company for several years in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, He also published a newsletter-Income Property Advisor: a guide to Income Property Investing and Management.

Johnson was a 1951 University of Maryland Business Administration graduate and former U.S. Marine Corps Captain. He started Pace Pools in 1956 as a one man maintenance company. He built a small warehouse in 1956 for his :”start up” pool company. Gradually acquired 11 additional lots and with several building expansions and renovations later…created the Fort Lauderdale headquarters for Pace Pools and 4 other affiliated companies. He became Florida’s largest pool company and one of the 10 largest in the United States in just 13 years…Building some 600 pools a year.