FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.?Crye-Leike, Realtors, the nation's 4th largest real estate company and the largest in the mid-south, held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 27 for a new 19,000 square foot building located at the corner of Remington and Stearns streets. The building is expected to be completed by year-end.

In attendance at the event was Crye-Leike co-founder and CEO Harold Crye, Fayetteville branch managing broker Dale McCauley, members of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, and various Crye-Leike sales associates and staff.

Dale McCauley, a 30-year real estate veteran, has been selected to oversee the Fayetteville operation. McCauley holds the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) professional designations and she is licensed to teach real estate classes. She and her husband Kelly have two adult children. In her leisure time, McCauley enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.

Crye-Leike, Realtors was established in Memphis in 1977 by Harold Crye and Dick Leike, and within three years, the company grew to be the largest in the city. Regional operations have since been added in Middle Tenn., East Tenn., Central Ark., Central Ga., Central Miss., and Northwest Ark., allowing the company to grow into a network of 3,800 sales associates and 118 corporate and franchise offices located throughout Tenn., Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ky., Miss. and N.C.

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 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.