December 12 2016
ROYAL SHELL REAL ESTATE WINS AWARD
FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Lee Building Industry Association has named Royal Shell Real
Estate as the Residential Brokerage Firm of the Year for 2016. The nonprofit
organization’s Industry Achievement Pinnacle Award honors Royal Shell for its
management capabilities, customer relations, ethical behavior, community involvement
and excellence in the residential building industry.
Royal Shell Real Estate, the largest and No. 1 independent brokerage in Southwest
Florida, recorded more than $1.2 billion in listings and sales in the first 10 months of
2016. It also was involved in 60 percent of the top-five home sales in Lee County in
“Achieving a prestigious Pinnacle award is a testament to our agents and staff’s
diligence every day in exceeding clients’ expectations while raising the bar for
excellence,” said Michael Polly, Vice President of Real Estate Operations.
Another honor came this summer when Royal Shell Real Estate was named Best Real
Estate Agency in the residential category in Gulfshore Business Magazine’s 2016 Best of
Business Readers’ Poll.
The brokerage also opened its first Cape Coral office in November, which is the
company’s 15th in Southwest Florida. Royal Shell also has an office in Ocala and four in
western North Carolina, bringing the total number of offices to 20.
Royal Shell Real Estate handles properties of all types, including primary and secondary
residences, seasonal homes and investment properties, while its rental department
focuses on leveraging owners’ investments for maximum return.
Royal Shell Real Estate began primarily as a Sanibel and Captiva island-based company,
and over the years has opened multiple offices in Lee, Collier and Marion counties. The
business differs from other real estate companies in that they hand-select only the
area’s top Realtors® to join the team.