Atlanta’s oldest and largest locally-owned and -operated residential real estate firm is expanding its reach.
BY: Giannina S. Bedford
Buckheadbased Dorsey Alston Realtors plans to open its first intown office in Virginia- Highland later this year. The firm recently closed on the purchase of a 1919 building on North Highland Avenue that formerly housed Harvest Restaurant and La Raine’s Bridal Boutique. The company, which already has offices in Buckhead and East Cobb, is responding to the national trend of homeowners moving back to the urban core. dorseyalston.com
Thirteen years after founding Huff Harrington Fine Art and eight years after the launch of Huff Harrington Home, both in Buckhead, Ann Huff and Meg Harrington have started a full-service interior design business. Huff Harrington Design offers whole-home design and space planning, as well as individual space enhancement. huffharrington.com
Congratulations to Karen Ferguson, who was recently honored as Residential Designer of the Year at the 2019 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards presented in part by the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center. Ferguson is the director of interior design at Buckhead-based Harrison Design. harrisondesign.com
Giannina S. Bedford is multi-faceted writer and editor. Her work covers design, travel, food and business. She’s penned Simply Buckhead’s home feature since inception and held a variety of editorial roles at the magazine. Her freelance work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, USA Today, Virtuoso Life, Hemispheres and TravelandLeisure.com. She also contributes regularly Atlanta Business Chronicle. Fluent in Spanish, Giannina was born in Miami and grew up in Brazil, Chile, Hawaii and Australia. She currently lives in Dunwoody with her two kids and husband.