NAREB convention is here Aug. 8-14The National Association...

Industry Watch

July 26, 1998

NAREB convention is here Aug. 8-14

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers will hold its 51st annual convention Aug. 8-14 at the Omni Inner Harbor Hotel.

Dick Gregory, the comedian and civil rights activist, will deliver the keynote address at the installation banquet Thursday, Aug. 13. H. Bernie Jackson, president of BJR Associates in Baltimore, will be installed for a second term as the trade group's president.

Golfers are invited to join the NAREB for its annual golf tournament at 8: 30 a.m. Aug. 8 at Grey-stone Golf Course in Whitehall. The cost is $65. For more information, call 410-433-7034 or 202-785-4477.

Long & Foster Real Estate acquires Richmond firm

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. announced that it has acquired bTC Bowers, Nelms & Fonville, the largest real estate firm in Richmond, Va.

The merger expands Long & Foster's business throughout almost the entire state of Virginia and increases the company's sales offices to 131.

Federal Hill, Mount Vernon walking tours scheduled

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation is sponsoring walking tours of the Federal Hill and Mount Vernon neighborhoods in August.

A two-hour tour of the historic Mount Vernon area begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Washington Monument.

At 10 a.m. Aug. 8, a tour will begin at the top of Federal Hill and will include a look at the Inner Harbor.

Tours are free for foundation members, $10 for others. Reservations are not required. Information: 410-625-2585.

Ribbon-cutting Aug. 11 at renovated institute

The Mullan Contracting Co. recently completed renovations on Tesst Technology Institute, an adult-education center at 803 Glen Eagles Court in Towson. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 25,000-square-foot facility is scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 11.

Founded in 1967, Tesst offers training in computers, electronics, telecommunications, networking, drafting and design technology.

News in brief

W. F. Chesley Real Estate Inc. reported that Judy Knepp was its top producer in May with $1 million in home sales. Annette Barbera took listing honors with more than $500,000.

Morgan Builders and General Contractors Inc. of Glen Burnie said Thomas Morgan earned the Certified Home Inspector designation from the Home Inspection Institute of America Inc.

On the Move

Moore, Warfield and Glick, Realtors said Wade Lange joined its Ocean Pines office as a sales associate.

Provident Bank of Maryland said Ryan F. Ogden joined the bank-holding company as a residential lending officer.

The Ryland Group Inc. appointed Phillip M. DeCocco vice president of human resources. He previously was a division vice president of human resources for Alliant Foodservices Inc. in Rocky Mount and Charlotte, N.C.

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Pub Date: 7/26/98

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