About Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc. Lee & Associates, founded in 1979, is one of the largest regional commercial real estate providers in the United States. Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., a member of the Lee & Associates Group of Companies, is headquartered in Sherman Oaks, with additional offices in Calabasas, Oxnard and Palmdale, serving clients needs for industrial, office, retail and investment/multi-family property across the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, Ventura County and the Antelope Valley. For more information, contact Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura office at (818) 986-9800, 15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 100, Sherman Oaks. For more information about the organization, visit us online at www.lee-associates.com. Vanessa Showalter handles publicity for Lee and Associates. She posted this story April 9 to the Antelope Valley hub on valleynews.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! In addition, Van Horne recently left the Sheriff’s Department with the rank of captain. Also joining the firm is another local veteran, Susan Champion. An expert in TIC transactions for residential and commercial development projects, Champion worked for Dunn TIC Management, LP, where she specialized in investments. In addition to Battle, Van Horne and Champion, the new Antelope Valley team includes the following Lee & Associates-LA/North Ventura Inc. brokers: Scott Romick and Alexander Wadley (office leasing); Team Hagelis (retail specialists) Bill and Linda Hagelis, and Paul Capra and industrial properties specialists Peter Steigleder and Paul Bellgraph. In addition to focusing on tenant representation for local companies, the Lee Team will working with some of their key clients, which include Martin Properties Inc., Larwin Investment Group, Martin Teitelbaum Construction Inc., Royal Investors Group, S&Y Ventures LLC, Social Vocational Services and the Antelope Valley Board of Trade. Lee & Associates’ new Antelope Valley office will be temporarily located at 936 W. Ave. J-4, Suite 201, Lancaster; phone: (661) 341-3300, and will relocate to the new 120,000-square-foot Challenger Business Park – a retail, medical, office and professional business campus. Owned by Lee’s client, Martin Properties LLC, the business park is located at 38440 5th St. West in Palmdale. This is the fourth office for Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., and the 33rd office for The Lee & Associates Group of Companies. In continuation of the company’s business model of going where the business is, Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., a member of the Lee & Associates group of companies, has opened an office in Lancaster to accommodate the company’s clients’ growing real estate needs in the Antelope Valley. Under the direction of Mike Tingus, president of Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., brokers in this new office will serve the greater Antelope Valley area. “Opening an office in Antelope Valley is part of our strategic plan to continue our growth into emerging markets,” Tingus said. The company’s Antelope Valley team includes seasoned brokers who specialize in office, industrial and retail properties. Leading the new team is John Battle, SIOR, who has more than 25 years experience in office, industrial and multifamily properties. In addition, Lee has recently hired Errol Van Horne, a retail and office specialist who has spent the last 25 years doing business in the area, most recently with Coldwell Banker.