Rufty-Peedin Selects Misner & Associates Public Relations as Agency-of-Record

RALEIGH, N.C. – Misner & Associates Public Relations today announced that the company has been selected as agency-of-record for Rufty-Peedin Design Builders, a Raleigh-based commercial contractor specializing in design-build construction of industrial buildings, churches, medical, office and retail sites. Misner will handle all aspects of marketing communications for the organization.

“I have known Scott Misner for over a decade, and when Jon and I started our company we needed someone to help us communicate the impact of our partnership and commitment to personalized service within the community we’ve long served and basically grew up in,” said Steven Peedin, co-founder and president of Rufty-Peedin Design Builders.”

“As natives with longstanding reputations for honesty, integrity and trust, we treat our clients the way we expect to be treated. The team at Misner fits in with our culture,” said Peedin. “They’ve been able to take our thoughts, reputation and aspirations, and coalesce them into our brand identity so we stand apart in commercial construction.”

The team at Misner is experienced in commercial and industrial construction. This expertise includes managing public relations for Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane, the redevelopment of historic Blount Street in Raleigh on behalf of LNR Property, as well as re-branding Bobbitt Design Build back in 2006. Misner also provided comprehensive public relations to launch the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), which included uniting the architect, engineers, city officials, and commercial contractors throughout the year prior to opening the Triangle’s most anticipated and successful public venue of the past decade.

Based in Raleigh, N.C., Rufty-Peedin Design Builders is passionate about helping organizations achieve cost efficiencies in their construction projects.  Through personalized service and expert design-build methodologies, Rufty-Peedin helps organizations navigate the challenging construction process to successfully plan, engineer, design and build their projects. The company has evolved into a leading commercial contractor thanks to more than 50 years of combined industry experience from founders Jon Rufty and Steven Peedin, two of the area’s forefathers of sustainable construction.  Rufty-Peedin builds medical, office, commercial, industrial flex, service, retail and church facilities.

Misner & Associates Public Relations is a Raleigh-based idea factory for organizations facing the court of public opinion. The company maintains a straightforward promise: to make a difference with its roll-up-the sleeves work ethic. Misner is heavily committed to social causes and has extensive experience handling pressing public issues. Recent success includes promoting Raleigh-based Blo, the national Salon of the Year, and helping to launch the largest children’s health study in U.S. history. Misner also served as the marketing and public relations force that launched the Durham Performing Arts Center.