McColly Real Estate recently announced that Lakeshore Realty has merged operations with McColly. According to the company, this alliance will further the business growth initiatives of McColly Real Estate in Northwest Indiana. Ted Lelek, former Broker/Owner of Lakeshore Realty, has joined McColly Real Estate as a Broker Associate/Team Leader. Noreen Mitchell, Shirley Hull, Linda Wiechnik-Goble, and Larry Bornstein all formerly affiliated with Lakeshore Realty have joined McColly Real Estate and will form the Lakeshore Team. Lelek had developed a successful real estate office in Odgen Dunes serving the entire Dune Country over the last twenty-five years.
“It makes perfect sense for firms who share the same vision to merge operations to take advantage of efficient systems for survival and long-term success”, says Ron McColly, president of McColly Real Estate. “We welcome the opportunity to discuss our business proposition with any real estate professional or team that may be considering their options going forward.”
McColly Real Estate is celebrating their 39th anniversary in business this year. McColly has realized phenomenal growth since joining the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network as an independent firm in March of 2003 and continues to be recognized as one of the top real estate firms in the country. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World was established in 1960 as the first national service organization. Through several consolidations, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World has emerged as the leading non-franchise residential organization in the world.
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