Eric Gardner was promoted to senior vice president/principal, and Ken Mueller has been named director of engineering and construction services at Colliers Turley Martin Tucker in Cincinnati. Gardner, a real estate appraisal and litigation specialist, joined CTMT’s Valuation & Consulting Services Group in 2006. Mueller will oversee the firm’s construction and capital improvement projects.

Commercial Real Estate Women Inc. of Greater Cincinnati handed out Impact Awards to three companies and one member. Frost Brown Todd LLC/Multi-State Title Agency won CREW’s Career Impact award.Woolpert, an engineering and design firm, won the Industry Innovator award. The Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corp. won CREW’s Economic Improvement honors, andLinda Armsey of Resurgence Group LLC was named Member of the Year.

Andrea Yang was recently named an associate at Strauss & Troy. She practices in the areas of real estate and land use, business law and immigration.The Best Lawyers in America, the referral guide to the legal profession, named Strauss & Troy the top law firm in Cincinnati in real estate law this year.

Huff Realty has added two experienced sales representatives to its team.Vicky Reilley joined Huff’s Mason-Deerfield office. She has 20 years of sales experience, most recently as a national sales manager for Industrial Sew-Tech, a company that sells industrial sewing machines. Ten-year real estate veteran Byron Frasier, most recently with Re/Max Unlimited, joined Huff’s Union Centre office.

Miller-Valentine Group’s Pinebrook Senior Living development opens Nov. 1 in Milford. The 125-unit independent senior community offers a range of amenities, including meals, an exercise facility, beauty salon and library. Each studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment has a full kitchen.

Duke Realty Corp. is building GE Aviation’s 403,800-square foot, built-to-suit office campus in West Chester. The new complex means GE Aviation can consolidate some 1,400 staff currently spread across three other facilities. Construction begins this fall, with expected completion in about a year, Duke says.

Job-hunting in the real estate industry? The University of Cincinnati’s Real Estate Program JobBlog (http://ucrealjobs. blogspot.com) is not only a resource for students seeking co-op positions, but for professionals in the field.

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Cincinnati-based Scripps Networks Interactive, the new lifestyle and interactive services company spun off of The E.W. Scripps Co., plans to take real estate advertising to a new level of interactivity.

SNI is complementing its HGTV programming with a new real estate listings web site called Front Door. Senior adviser Channing L. Dawson says SNI has eight real estate-related shows on Frontdoor.com, which include Cool Houses Daily, Savvy Woman’s Homebuying andMy First Place.

Down the road, Dawson believes SNI will be able to localize content ads to viewers’ markets. That means, if all goes to plan, when you’re watching an HGTV program on your TV in the future, an interactive link to local home listings will appear, allowing you to select an option to learn more.

Dawson points out that right now, there are 3.5 million real estate listings on Frontdoor.com; he projects that number to reach 4 million in 2009. He also says there are 700,000 people watching HGTV programming at any given time during prime time. “Frontdoor.com is one of the top five or six listing services in the country,” Dawson says. “Combining HGTV and Front Door will position us very well in the future in terms of the real estate market.”

Channing L. Dawson of Scripps Networks Interactive talks about Frontdoor.com at the University of Missouri School of Journalism Centennial.