Achievers & Accolades

Oct 16, 2018

Intracoastal Realty Hires Stephanie Fessel

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 16, 2018

Stephanie Fessel has joined Intracoastal Realty as director of learning and development. Fessel will expand the real estate firm's agent training program, according to a news release. "She will lead all aspects of the company’s training for new agents supporting their efficiency, sustained productivity and use of technology platforms," offici ...

Oct 16, 2018

Atlantic Appliance And Hardware Earns Regional Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 16, 2018

Atlantic Appliance and Hardware, also known as Atlantic Distributors Inc. of Wilmington, was named the 2018 BrandSource Dealer of the Year for the South Atlantic region, according to a news release.  Co-owners Mark and Kevin Edwards accepted the honor at the BrandSource National Convention and Expo in August, officials said. The BrandSource Dealer of the Year aw ...

Oct 16, 2018

RSM Promotes Maggie Ashburn To Senior Manager

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 16, 2018

RSM US LLP has promoted Maggie Ashburn to senior manager. Ashburn is based in RSM’s Wilmington office on Third Street in downtown Wilmington, according to a news release.    In her role, she will have tax consulting responsibility for the firm’s middle market clients, including how planning with tax reform, which "includes the most signifi ...

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Chris Coudriet
New Hanover County Government

Resiliency is Key to Economic Recovery After Florence

Posted About 16 hours ago
New Hanover County experienced significant impacts from Hurricane Florence. The preliminary damage assessment across the county is more than $450 million in real and personal property losses.

And that is just one gauge of the storm’s impact on our economy. We cannot quantitatively capture the value in lost economic activity as a result of the storm but suffice it to say, we entire article
Oct 16, 2018

WCFHBA Members Win Statewide Stars Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 16, 2018

The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association has recognized five of its members who received statewide recognition. Logan Homes, Riptide Builders LLC, Tongue & Groove, Fonville Morisey Barefoot and RiverLights, were each recogned at the 2018 STARS Awards Gala held by the N.C. Home Builders Association in Charlotte, according to a news release. The statewide ...

Oct 16, 2018

Michelle Gurrera Earns Specialized Real Estate Designation

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 16, 2018

Michelle Gurrera, an agent at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, recently earned the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialist designation, according to a news release. The designation is in recognition of her experience, knowledge and expertise in marketing and selling high-end residential properties, officials said in the release. Only 10 percent of the m ...

Oct 9, 2018

Intracoastal Realty’s Keith Beatty Team Earns National Ranking

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 9, 2018

The Keith Beatty Team of Intracoastal Realty earned a national ranking. The realty group raked 129th on the list of “The Thousand Top Real Estate Teams” in the United States, as determined by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal, according to a news release. Officials said that this is the fourth consecutive year for the team’s rank ...

Oct 9, 2018

LS3P’s Isela Martinez Wins Pettigrew Scholarship

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 9, 2018

A member of the LS3P team has been awarded the 2018 Architects Foundation Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship, according to a news release. Isela Martinez, associate AIA, LEED AP, has received the scholarship, which is awarded to emerging professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of architecture at early stages in their careers, offici ...

Oct 9, 2018

Elaine Leggett Joins Jacobs Capital Team

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 9, 2018

Elaine Leggett, founder and principal of Leggett PLLC, has joined Jacobs Capital as manager of Business Valuation Services, according to a news release. Leggett, CPA, ABV, CFF, will also be involved in the execution of smaller merger and acquisition transactions. She will remain based in Wilmington and will continue to serve her existing clients, the release stated. ...

Oct 9, 2018

Bryan Porter Joins Capital Lincoln Of Wilmington

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 9, 2018

Capital Lincoln of Wilmington has hired Bryan Porter, according to a news release. Porter will work in the Lincoln store at 4222 Oleander Drive. Officials said Porter grew up in the car business.  His father and mother owned Jerry Porter Lincoln Mercury prior to selling the dealership to Capital Lincoln of Wilmington in 2006. Officials said in the release he ...

Oct 9, 2018

AlphaGraphics Employee Receives Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 9, 2018

AlphaGraphics Inc.’s Wilmington Manager Kari-Ann Smith has been recognized with the Vital Connection award for excellence in performance, according to a news release. The award was presented to Smith at the company’s annual conference in Texas. Officials said the award goes to top business center employees in the firm’s global network, as nominated by ...

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