Morris Raper Intown, Atlanta’s “boutique-style” real estate company serving the needs of buyers and sellers of new and resale construction residential properties within the I-285 perimeter, has seen rapid growth in the past year. To better serve the needs of their clients and employees, the company has announced that on Dec. 1 it will relocate to new offices on the first floor of the Mayfair Royal building 181 14th Street, Suite 100, across the street from the W Hotel Atlanta. www.MorrisAndRaperIntown.com.
Marci B. Reed has been named the newest executive director of the American Institute of Architects, Georgia. Reed’s responsibilities within the organization will include overseeing efforts to increase public awareness of architecture and the role that architects play in the built and planned environment, as well as overseeing government affairs to monitor state legislature and regulatory activities to promote and enhance the profession of architecture. Reed is a graduate of Georgia State University and served as AIA Atlanta’s first executive director from 1999 until 2000.www.AIAGeorgia.org
Atlanta’s Northpoint Classic Homes has become Phillip Pettis Homes, Inc. Pettis, a longtime Atlanta resident and custom home builder, has reinvented the company, updating its name and website. Pettis’s trademark style, combining classic charm with sleek design and modern amenities, and his company’s commitment to excellence remain unaltered. www.DesignCreateLive.com
WoodWorks Southeast has begun accepting nominations for the 2010 Wood Design Awards. Applications will be accepted until Friday, Jan. 8, at which time winners will be selected in eight categories including Institutional Wood Design, Commercial Wood Design, Green Building, Interior Beauty of Wood, Multi-family Wood Design, Traditional Use of Wood, Wood Behind the Walls, and Engineering. The winners will be announced during a ceremony at the Atlanta Wood Solutions Fair on Feb. 16 at the Cobb Galleria Center. www.WoodWorks.org/WoodDesignShowcase.