Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Unique Option & The Daily Buzz!

Partnerships, partnerships and more partnerships...

Drum roll please..... Unique Option is delighted to announce our furniture's silver screen debut on the
nationally syndicated morning news program- The Daily Buzz.

July 1st, 2008, marks the day, we are proud to be featured on the set of the Daily Buzz. Our orange sofas and Topaz Maple coffee table & end table appeared on the show today and will be a staple on the set for the next couple of months till our new rotation arrives, and hosts, Kia Malone & Andy Campbell gave rave reviews... Check out the video...

We at Unique Option are so thrilled about our new relationship with the team over at The Daily Buzz. Our President, Awny Khashoggi was all the "buzz" and commented on the new partnership:

"Our business is about being seen. No greater platform can top- the hip and happening Daily Buzz Studio. I just love their energy." - Awny Khashoggi, Unique Option, President & CEO.

The Daily Buzz is a produced in Orlando, Florida at Full Sail University by ACME Communications shown mostly on The CW or MyNetwork affiliates. The show is one of the fastest growing syndicated shows in America. The three-hour program is broadcast every weekday morning. It is currently carried in 147 U.S. television markets, some of which only broadcast two hours of the program. Many stations carrying the show are affiliates of The CW Television Network.

**To watch The Daily Buzz direct, be sure to check your local listings! Or, you can watch them online at DailyBuzz.TV.

Special Thanks and appreciation to- Sandi Gehring, Mike Dryburgh, Kia Malone & Dale Dees.

2008 BOMA International TOBY Award Winner

Our office building is an award winner too!

Another award to add to our bookshelf! In addition to our past industry awards- ISES Esprit Award & Silver Addy Award we are proud to announce our office building was just awarded on

Tuesday, June 24th, the 2008 BOMA International TOBY (The Office Building of the Year) Award, in the Industrial Office Park Category- for our business office park-- Sunport Center, Orlando, Florida.

Special recognition and credit to our property managment group- EastGroup Properties.

Our office park previously competed in Orlando and then against seven other states in the Southern Region of BOMA before moving on to this International competition in Denver, Colorado. The competition for this category included properties from LasVegas, NV, Houston, TX and Windsor, CT.

“The TOBY is the most prestigious award of its kind in the commercial real estate industry, honoring the buildings – and men and women who own and manage the buildings – that exemplify the excellence in building management. This year’s winners truly represent the best of the best in our industry. They continue setting new standards of excellence that encourage all of us to operate our buildings – from energy efficiency and emergency preparedness to tenant retention and community impact - and serve our tenants at the highest level.” - Brenna S. Walraven, RPA, CPM, Chariman and Chief Elected Officer, BOMA International.


Stonewall Festival South Florida- June 22, 2008

Unique Option believes in Community and being involved with causes that matter and that make a difference in the ongoing fight for equality. When presented the opportunity to work with Hot Spots Magazine- Florida's largest & oldest gay weekly publication in sponsoring their booth for the 9th annual Stonewall Festival in Ft. Lauderdale, we were definitley interested.

Pride of Greater Fort Lauderdale hosts the annual Street Festival to celebrate the Stonewall Rebellion on New York's Christopher Street in June of 1969, which is recognized as the catalyst for the modern-day movement towards LGBT rights.

This year, the theme was entitled- Sizzling with Pride! An estimated 40,000 people attended the two-day event the organizers were thrilled with the results and noted the event as a success, we were excited to be involved.

Check Hot Spots magazine-http://www.hotspotsmagazine.com/

A FABULOUS new addition of media partners to the Unique Option team!

The pictures for the event included...

Special Thanks to Peter Clark & Joseph Green of Hot Spots Magazine