Price Edwards & Co. was named Management Company of the Year recently at the 2017 Nova Awards, presented by the Apartment Association of Central Oklahoma at the Embassy Suites in Norman.

The Page Woodson Apartment Community, 600 N High Ave., which is managed and leased by Price Edwards, was named Renovation of the Year. Page Woodson features a mix of new construction and historical structures, including the former Douglass High School, which has been redesigned as apartments.

Sharon Clark, a senior regional manager with Price Edwards’ Multifamily Division, was inducted into the Apartment Association of Central Oklahoma Hall of Fame. She has more than 30 years’ experience in the apartment industry, ranging from new construction to rehab. She also was recognized as Property Supervisor of the Year.

Price Edwards manager Gaye Peacock was named Manager of the Year for communities up to 300 units.

GH2 Architects named Firm of the Year

TULSA — The American Institute of Architects Eastern Oklahoma Chapter has named GH2 Architects LLC, an international architecture and design firm based in Tulsa, as 2017 Firm of the Year. The award recognizes a firm that has distinguished itself over the past five years.

“GH2 was a great choice for Firm of the Year,” said Lindsey Ellerbach, chapter executive director. “Not only do they produce great work, but they make an extra effort to produce great architects.”

GH2 Architects was founded in Oklahoma City in 1973, opened its Tulsa office in 1992, and moved its headquarters to downtown Tulsa, at 304 S Boston, Suite 100, in 2001. It has an office in Oklahoma City at 704 W Sheridan Ave. The firm will celebrate its 45th anniversary on Jan. 1.

Upgrades are underway at Touchmark

EDMOND — Renovations are underway to upgrade Touchmark at Coffee Creek, a full-service retirement community northeast of Covell Road and Kelly Avenue. First to be completed next year will be a new health and fitness studio with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, furnishings and a group exercise room.

Also, a new gathering spot called Thunder Alley Club will be outfitted with casual soft seating, TVs for sports viewing and dining tables, and offer food and beverages prepared by the main kitchen. It will be available for private events, as well, and will occupy the current library, which will move to the second floor.

The new library will offer wifi-connected computers and be fully enclosed with clerestory windows, allowing in natural light. Other areas will receive cosmetic upgrades, such as carpet, paint, lighting and furnishings.

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