Merger Creates Region's Largest Full-Service Independent Real Estate Firm

Bosshardt Realty and Cornell & Associates -- the two most successful independent real estate companies in North Florida -- have joined forces to support continued growth in 2013

Jan 11, 2013, 09:21 ET from Bosshardt Realty

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The merger of Bosshardt Realty and Cornell & Associates in Gainesville creates a regional real estate powerhouse with a sales team of more than 55 agents and four offices serving North Florida.

Bosshardt Realty president Aaron Bosshardt and Cornell & Associates founders Ken and Angela Cornell announced the merger on Thursday, January 10 to their respective teams in Gainesville.

"This merger unites the best people and assets of the two leading, independent real estate companies in North Florida, and will further strengthen the regions pre-eminent real estate firm," said Aaron Bosshardt. "We are confident that this business combination will prove to be a significant benefit to both our agents and our customers."

Bosshardt Realty is the number one full-service brokerage firm offering residential, commercial real estate business and property management in a full-service capacity, while Cornell & Associates is the number two independent residential real estate firm.  Together, they have closed more than 23 percent of the market for total sales volume over the last six years.

Bosshardt Realty is led by President Aaron Bosshardt with Ken and Angela Cornell both serving as Senior Vice Presidents.

Ken Cornell added,  "This is a merger where both companies share the same vision and passion for the community in which they were built and serve. It creates a lot of synergies in terms of marketing, training, technology and providing the best service possible. We believe merging under the full-service Bosshardt umbrella makes for a dynamic and integrated team that will support continued exponential growth, the evolving needs of the market, and offer superior service to our customers."

Linda Michalisin and Ryan Frankel of Frankel Media Group for Bosshardt Realty, +1-352-331-5558,

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