The Martens Companies is one of the leading real estate firms that has more than 200 offices worldwide. Founded in 1948, the firm is independently owned and managed. It provides property management and appraisal and transaction and financial services. The firm offers consulting services to businesses, agricultural enterprises and government entities throughout Kansas. The Martens Companies also specializes in market research and forecasting, feasibility studies and site selection. Its appraisal department serves lenders, attorneys, city and county governments, corporations, accountants and individuals. The firm offers real estate and business services for office, retail, commercial, industrial, hospitality and multifamily properties. The Martens Companies is located in Wichita, Kan.