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FORMER AUBURN MAYOR JAN DEMPSEY HONORED WITH THE OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN BUSINESS AWARD

May 15, 2019

During the second annual Women in Business luncheon on May 14, the Auburn Chamber honored former Auburn mayor Jan Dempsey as Outstanding Woman in Business for her role as a leader, entrepreneur, philanthropist and mentor.“Mayor Dempsey made history when she was elected in 1980, not only as our first female…

TOWNEPLACE SUITES BY MARRIOT BRAND SELECTS WHITNEY DAVIS AS 2018 SALES ASSOCIATE OF THE YEAR

April 25, 2019

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott brand recently selected Whitney Davis, sales manager for McNeill Hotel Company’s TownePlace Suites Auburn (AL), as its 2018 Sales Associate of the Year. The award was presented to Whitney at the Annual Marriott International GM Conference held this April in Chicago. At the same event,…

WORK BEGINS TO TRANSFORM FORMER JCPENNEY AT THE AUBURN MALL

April 10, 2019

Hull Property Group, owners of the Auburn Mall, announced today the commencement of a large-scale project that will transform the building formerly occupied by JCPenney. The project includes the creation of a new mall entrance, additional exterior facing retail storefronts and outparcel opportunities.Work will begin with the demolition of 35,000…

WEICHERT FAST TRACK TRAINING OFFERS COMPETITIVE EDGE FOR LOCAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS

April 5, 2019

Weichert, Realtors(r) - Porter Properties, located in Auburn, is proud to announce that Sales Associate Lori Fuller successfully completed the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Fast Track training. The training helps quickly bring new Weichert(r) affiliated agents, as well as current agents interested in taking a refresher course, up to…

ALABAMA OPPORTUNITY ZONE FORUM TO BE PRESENTED BY UNIVERSITY OUTREACH GOVERNMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

April 4, 2019

Passed as a part of the 2017 Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts, Opportunity Zones were created to drive private investment into state’s most distressed and poverty ridden areas. All of Alabama’s 67 counties have one or more designated Opportunity Zones areas that enable investors to benefit from reduced or…

ROBYN BRIDGES ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR SOUTHEAST TOURISM SOCIETY

April 1, 2019

Robyn Bridges, vice president of Auburn-Opelika Tourism, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of the Southeast Tourism Society (STS).Founded in 1983, STS promotes travel and tourism throughout a 12-state region. The organization focuses on Education, Advocacy, Recognition and Networking for travel and tourism industry professionals and…