A Week in Business

A Week in Business

New Sales Associate

OCEAN CITY – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Ocean City/120th Street has welcomed Tina Dorsey as a sales associate.

With Coldwell Banker’s full-service marketing system and global resources, Dorsey will serve buyers and sellers throughout Ocean City and surrounding shore areas. She will utilize the company’s advanced technology, including LeadRouter, which allows her to quickly respond to online inquiries sent directly to her cell phone as automated voice calls.

"We are excited to have Tina on our team. Her dedication to providing excellent service for buyers and sellers is certain to produce great results,” said Stephen Cain, Branch Vice President of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Ocean City/120th Street.

Top Agents Honored

BERLIN – Hileman Real Estate has named Sharon Curtiss top listing agent and Sonia Zaffiris as top sales agent for the month of January 2009.

Six Earn Designations

SALISBURY – George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) recently congratulated six employees on recently becoming LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs). They were Judy A. Schwartz, Senior Vice President; Stephen L. Marsh, Vice President Seth A. Nace, Director of Electrical Division; Susan J. Frederick, Project Manager; Morgan H. Helfrich, Project Manager; and James N. Richardson III, Engineer.

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.

Firm Wins Award

SALISBURY – Becker Morgan Group was honored with a Best in American Living Award (BALA) for the design of the LeCates Poolhouse in Ocean City.

The BALA award recognizes the most prestigious new home designs throughout the nation. Sponsored by Professional Builder Magazine and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Design Committee, the awards gala was held on Jan. 19, 2009 at The Wynn Las Vegas in conjunction with the 65th Annual NAHB International Builders’ Show.

Becker Morgan Group received the overall award for the Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home for the “Sea Strand/LeCates Poolhouse”. The architectural design concept was to create a poolhouse, courtyard, and lanai utilizing nautical elements from the main house.

New Outlets Tenant

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Factory Outlets and The Cordish Company have announced that The Original Smith Island Cake Company will be joining the tenant mix at the Ocean City Factory Outlets.

The specialty bakery will offer an assortment of, whole cakes and designer cupcakes and individual cake slices as well as coffees, lattes, cappuccinos and fruit smoothies. Smith Island Cakes are affectionately know as the “frosting with the cake” bakery and were awarded the designation as he State of Maryland’s Official Dessert in October 2008. The gourmet dessert and coffee café is expected to open in mid-April with breakfast through after-dinner hours of operation.