This is a new business model for commercial real estate brokerage however maybe it can be for residential brokers also.
There’s a new commercial real estate brokerage in Southwest Florida — the names and faces will be familiar.
Fort Myers-based Grubb & Ellis | 1st Commercial is no more. In its place is the latest Lee & Associates | Naples-Fort Myers.
Richard Clarke, one of the local brokerage’s owners, said he and his partners jumped from Grubb & Ellis to Newport Beach, Calif.-based Lee & Associates because its decentralized business model makes more sense for them.