Memphis, Tenn. - Over 50 commercial sales associates and property managers of Crye-Leike Commercial & Crye-Leike Property Management, divisions of Crye-Leike, the nation's 10th largest real estate company, will converge from four regional areas in Tennessee to attend their second annual regional conference on September 24, 2003 in Brentwood, Tenn.

The meeting will discuss commercial practices and commercial brokerage issues, development and investment real estate services, commercial investments and exchanges as well as provide an opportunity to feature updates on the company's marketing programs and initiatives for commercial properties.

Crye-Leike Property Management provides full service management for both commercial and residential properties, managing single-family homes; office and retail space and condominium or planned unit development (PUD) communities. It specializes in developing customized programs that focus on cost-efficient operations and tenant retention for investors and owners of real estate.

"By delivering these programs at the highest level of responsiveness and economy, Crye-Leike Property Management has been able to enhance property value over the investment term for our clients," says Tony Fletcher, president of Crye-Leike Property Management, Inc. of Memphis.

"Crye-Leike Property Management's primary objective is to enhance our client's investment values by maintaining high levels of occupancy," he says. "We further offer a wider range of property management services to lower our clients' property operating costs. For example, Crye-Leike's management company is open seven days a week using full-time leasing consultants and service personnel who are on-call 24/7."

Crye-Leike Commercial is a full service commercial real estate company offering business and investment real estate services from its four regional commercial offices in Memphis, Nashville, Murfreesboro and Chattanooga. Combined, the four regional branch offices have averaged nearly $100 million in brokerage sales and lease volume for the last five years. The commercial brokers of Crye-Leike Commercial have a 20-year history of providing comprehensive brokerage, leasing, site selection and investment real estate services to its clients.

Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation's 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving the Southern Region of the United States. It has a network of over 2,500 sales associates and 68 branch and franchise offices located in 36 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida.

As a full service real estate company, Crye-Leike offers real estate and related services, including: residential real estate services; relocation services; commercial business and investment real estate services; property leasing and management services; development and construction services; REO foreclosure services; mortgage lending facilities; insurance services; title services; home services; auction services; apartment locator services; franchise sales and builder resource services.