BRENTWOOD, TN., – Crye-Leike, Realtors is proud to announce the successful sale of Portland Pallet Company by Crye-Leike, Realtors, Commercial division.  The $2.3-million dollar sale, which includes both the business and the real estate, demonstrates the ability of the company’s commercial division to bring qualified commercial buyers together with quality business investments.


Portland Pallet started as a new company in 1985 and ships product both nationally and internationally. Portland Pallet was sold to buyer Charles Fox of Earthforce Industries.


“This is a win-win scenario for both parties,” said Randy Ayers, Broker with Crye-Leike Commercial.  “This transaction secured not only the economic welfare of the buyer and sellers, but also the employees, vendors and the business community at large.”


Crye-Leike Commercial Broker Randy Ayers represented the buyer and Crye-Leike Commercial Broker Kurt Seraphine represented the seller.  Seraphine and Ayers combined have nearly 40 years of real estate experience with a focus on brokering commercial business opportunities.


Seraphine is a member of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors (GNAR) and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).


“For business owners thinking of selling, the commercial market in Middle Tennessee remains strong,” said Kurt Seraphine, Crye-Leike Commercial Broker.  “It is important to know that the key to attracting potential buyers is to make sure that the business is portrayed accurately and in the most positive light.”

Crye-Leike Commercial is located at 1187 Old Hickory Blvd., in Brentwood.  For your commercial real estate needs or personal referrals, please contact Kurt Seraphine at 615-309-7100 or Randy Ayers at 615-483-1688.  You can also find them on the web at


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, Realtors in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,100 sales associates and 132 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.

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