SPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two MarkNet Alliance Auction companies have been named among “America’s Top 25 Auction Houses” in the Spring 2010 edition of The Land Report (http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.landreport.com&esheet=6238115&lan=en_US&anchor=www.landreport.com&index=1&md5=c0b71ae3f4ca16677c607f2827737347).
“The family-owned atmosphere means both bidders and sellers have direct access to everyone on the management team.”
Aumann Auctions, Inc., a central Illinois based firm, was named the #7 company in America. Aumann Auctions finished 2009 with a land auction total of $45 million. You can see more about Aumann Auctions at†www.aumannauctions.com† †
“We specialize in farmland and recreational-use land,” said Kent Aumann in the article. “The family-owned atmosphere means both bidders and sellers have direct access to everyone on the management team.”
The Land Report’s “Wow” factor about Aumann Auctions was that it took only 12 land auctions to produce $45 million in sales.
Iron Horse Auction Company, a Rockingham, North Carolina based firm, was named the #11 company in America. Iron Horse finished 2009 with $24.2 million in land auction sales. Iron Horse conducts auctions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. You can see more about Iron Horse Auction Company at†www.ironhorseauction.com †
The Land Reports “Wow” factor about Iron Horse Auction Company was that the company last year conducted the auction of the land holdings belonging to NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield resulting in almost $8 million in sales.
The growing popularity of buying and selling at auction prompted the editors of The Land Report to rank the companies in America by their 2009 sales.
MarkNet Alliance is a national network of 37 established auction companies in 22 states who have joined together in order to do better business, offer the latest technology and most importantly offer a national presence with local expertise.
MarkNet Alliance is composed of companies who are the current leaders of the auction industry with past and current office holders in the National