Realty One has become the ninth-largest residential real-estate broker in the country, based on the number of sales, according to trade publication REAL Trends.
Cleveland-based Minute Men Staffing Services has opened offices in New Orleans and Dallas.
Automated Graphic Systems Inc. has been awarded the Service Provider of the Year honor by the national Directory Publishing Association. An AGS-designed site for the American Society of International Law received the Dow Jones Business Directory Select Site award.
Restaurateur Peter Bastulli and Jonathan Kish, of the Culinary Institute of America, have opened Harry Corvairs featuring classic American cuisine in the Caxton Building.
designRoom has moved to new offices in the fourth floor of Tower City Center.
The hydronically heated offices and showroom of Avon-based Andy Stack & Sons was selected as one of three outstanding projects in its category by the Radiant Panel Association.
AirTouch Cellular has introduced its digital-cellular service through the I-71 corridor connecting Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati.
Thomas M. Koberna, president of Magnum Cable Corp., has purchased the company from previous owner and CEO Martin Gerstenfeld.
Bits & Bytes Computer Services has opened two businesses: Bits & Bytes Distributors Inc. in Bedford Heights and Cable Connections in Parma.
The Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland has awarded Key Bank with the corporate award for contributions to the convention and tourism industry.
The American Heart Association of Ohio and West Virginia has honored Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield with the Distinguished Achievement award for health-education efforts.
Brunswick Integrated Computer Solutions Inc. has been named the 1997 VAR of the Year by State Of The Art Inc.
Midland Title Security Inc. has established an affiliation with Orin Environmental Inc. in Kent. The new Midland Orin Environmental Group will be run by Orin President John Krusinski.
Doug Halfacre will head the new Sales Promotion division of Gregory Inc., a Cleveland-based marketing communications agency.
Freedom Mortgage Corp. has moved to a new 7,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Fairview Park.
Business-appraisal company Loveman-Curtiss Inc. has joined American Business Appraisers, a national coalition of independent business-appraisal companies.
Dreher Business Products has been awarded the 1997 MicroAge/Pinacor Eagle award as a value-added reseller that has achieved growth in sales, product diversity and industry presence.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has accredited the Rae-Ann Center of Cleveland.
University Heights-based Brad Withers Resources has become an affiliate of Resource Associates Corp. of Reading, Pa.
Five area companies were honored for their service, entrepreneurship and business practices at the Second Annual Business Leadership awards, sponsored by the James J. Nance College of Business Administration at Cleveland State and the Rotary Club of Cleveland: Key Services Corp. Call Center Services, Radix Wire Co., William M. Jones of Dynamotors Inc., Nordson Corp. and Ameritech.
Prevention Research Laboratory has become the fourth tenant in the Lewis Incubator for Technology.
Philadelphia-based consulting engineering company Pennoni Associates Inc. has opened an office in downtown Cleveland.