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Open Line Celebrates 20 Years

Santa Barbara, Calif. Dec. 5 -- Open Line Public Relations is celebrating its 20th year of communications support for real estate development professionals. “This is an ideal time to thank those who have helped us reach this milestone, and we have many to thank,” said Rebecca Hardin, founder and president of the firm. “Because of the exceptional support of outstanding clients, we look forward to continued success and good work in the New Year.

Open Line provides strategic and tactical support for corporate and project publicity, public relations, marketing and special promotions. Its diverse clientele includes builders and developers, architectural and design firms and marketing consultants serving the real estate field.

Hardin combines her original training in journalism and an extensive background in the design/planning/build fields that informs Open Line’s publicity work for all project types. Her perspective also strengthens the firm’s proven expertise in design, planning and marketing awards program management. Open Line’s awards program entries have earned scores of top honors in such programs as Gold Nugget, Builder’s Choice, Best In American Living, Elan, MAME, The Nationals and ULI Awards for Excellence.

Project Manager Twila Douglas offers particular expertise in special events management and project administration.  Key projects include neighborhood and community grand opening celebrations, ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” and diverse corporate gatherings.

Among the firm’s long time clients are KTGY Group, Inc. Architecture and Planning, Kulli Marketing, Peter Mayer Productions, Pardee Homes and William Hezmalhalch Architects. “Since our firm’s inception, Rebecca Hardin has fulfilled an important partnership role in our marketing and business development, particularly with awards programs that helped us establish, grow and sustain KTGY,” said KTGY Principal John Tully. “We’re proud of our long term association with Open Line.”

Based in Santa Barbara, California, Open Line maintains a strong regional presence in California and the western states, and a national reputation within the building industry. Please visit



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