Wilbert Wins: Media Relations - Q3 2023

Wilbert Wins: Media Relations - Q3 2023

For most of our clients, media relations is an important piece of an integrated PR program. Coverage in well-respected media outlets has credibility. Plus, many outlets have large and relevant audiences. We’ve built relationships with local, regional and national journalists, which helps us effectively pitch stories about our clients.

Below are a few notable media mentions our team has secured for clients recently.

  1. Cooper Carry recently acquired competitor 505 Design, its second acquisition within its 63-year history. Read more about what this means for the further of Atlanta’s largest architectural firm via Atlanta Business Chronicle
  2. Wall Street Journal reported on a potential end to the housing downturn, and Churchill Mortgage home-loan specialist Matthew Ricci provided some insight on the topic. 
  3. At the up-and-coming mixed-use development Echo Street West in Atlanta’s Westside, owner and developer Lincoln Property Company has signed three retailers to join the tenant lineup. Find out who will be opening soon via REBusiness Online
  4. The Atlanta Apartment Association held its annual Food-a-Thon parade for Atlanta Community Food Bank, led by the Braves’ own Matt Olson. Atlanta News First reported on the event, which was aiming to raise money for the cause.
  5. Samuel Pipino, litigation partner at Columbus, Ohio-based law firm Isaac Wiles, penned a column for The Columbus Dispatch discussing a new initiative in the Ohio Supreme Court aimed at speeding up the civil litigation process. Read the piece here.
  6. After seeing leasing success on Phase I of Northcross Commerce Center in Huntersville, North Carolina, MDH Partners will soon develop a second phase at the industrial development. Charlotte Business Journal covered the story here.
  7. What happens to music rights and assets when a musician dies? Townsend & Lockett’s Reshaun Finkley, intellectual property and entertainment attorney, wrote a piece for Hypebot.com on what musicians should know about rights to their music in the event of their passing.
  8. Andrea Young became the first-ever recipient of the ACLU of Georgia’s Democracy Award, recognizing her lifelong dedication to civil and voting rights. Fox 5 reported on her accomplishments and contributions to civil rights across the state.
  9. Atlanta-based developer Third & Urban has inked more than 25,000 square feet in office leases at The Denham Building, a historic space renovated into apartments, retail and office space in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more via Birmingham Business Journal.
  10. Arshad Norwood spent some of his childhood at Christian City, an organization that supports vulnerable youth and adults in Metro Atlanta. As reported by Atlanta News First, he is coming back to his roots to paint a mural for Christian City and instill hope in a new generation.
  11. Linaea Floden, director of architecture at Ryan Companies, spoke to Healthcare Facilities Today about how hospitals can accommodate new functions and procedures while keeping patients at ease.
  12. Chain Store Age wrote about the “Barbie Bonanza” at Halcyon, Forsyth County’s top mixed-use destination. The development’s marketing team jumped on the Barbie craze to bring the hype to the center through specials, curated social media posts and a splash of pink everywhere you looked.
  13. Toro Properties CEO, Mark Toro, was featured in a Commercial Observer article discussing how he has created urban environments in a suburban setting for his office tenants.
  14. Bridge Commercial Real Estate CEO, Jeff Shaw, embarked on a post-pandemic, cross-country trek to research how office dynamics were changing and affecting markets and tenants. CoStar reported on his journey and findings.
  15.  Phoenix Business Journal wrote about Montgomery, Alabama-based Caddell Construction’s new office in Phoenix, which will allow the contractor to pursue projects in the metro area and throughout Arizona.
  16. Dilweg COO & partner, Drew Cunningham, provided some insight to Commercial Property Executive on possible headwinds in the dealmaking landscape. Read the full story here.

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