Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Franklin Office

Nashville, Tenn. –  Crye-Leike, Realtors held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, January 16, 2001, at its 3.83 acre-site located on Cool Springs Boulevard to commence construction of two single-story commercial buildings, each approximately 14,000 square feet. Crye-Leike’s Franklin branch office will relocate to this new Cool Springs location, reports Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer of Crye-Leike. Crye-Leike’s Franklin office currently leases space at 124 First Avenue South in Franklin, Tenn.

Pictured (from left to right) among sales associates of Crye-Leike’s current Franklin branch office are: Tom Kimbrough, vice president and general manager of Crye-Leike of Nashville; James Elkins Jr. of The Conseco Group which is serving as general contractor for the project; Edd Moody, ambassador for Williamson County Franklin Chamber of Commerce; Chief Executive Officer Harold Crye and President Dick Leike of Crye-Leike; Manager Gail Wallin and Assistant Manager Marty Calf of Crye-Leike’s Franklin branch office; Keith Rosenblum, president of Crye-Leike Commercial & Property Management; and Project Manager Terry Mulvaney of Ragan-Smith Associates.

Crye-Leike will occupy approximately 70 percent of the first building with the remaining space leased to third parties, notes Keith Rosenblum, president of Crye-Leike Commercial & Property Management.

The site is located in Aspen Grove, a development area that runs west of Mallory Lane to Mack Hatcher Parkway. It rests on the south side of Cool Springs Boulevard between Firstar Bank and Graham’s Lighting.

Crye-Leike (  is the largest real estate company in Tennessee and the Midsouth with a network of over 45 branch offices and 2,100 sales associates. Nationally, Crye-Leike is ranked No. 10 among the nation’s top 500 residential real estate brokerage firms, as reported in May 2000 by REAL Trends Magazine, with nearly $3 billion in sales volume in 2000. Crye-Leike of Nashville has 19 branch offices in eight counties in Middle Tennessee, with its commercial and property management divisions located in Brentwood.