The Crowne Plaza Charleston Hotel has been named recipient of the "Supporting our Troops" award from the Association of the United States Army's Third Region.

Will Sherrod of Lee & Associates represented the seller, SBC III REO LLC, and the buyers, Daniel L. Ruegg and Diane L. Ruegg, in the $900,000 sale of Pierpont Crossing retail center at 2408 Ashley River Road, Charleston.

Bryan Perrucci of Southeastern Management Group represented Full Sail LLC in leasing 1,200 square feet of retail space at 520 Folly Road, James Island. Michael Silverman of the Shopping Center Group, represented the landlord.

Rosenblum Coe Architects has received a 2014 Fire Station Design Award for its design of Charleston Fire Station No. 9 from the Fire Industry Equipment Research Organization.

The Charleston Citywide Local Development Corp. elected directors and officers for 2014. The directors are: John S. Bennett, Richard T. Jerue, Kenneth R. Davenport, Linda H. Kennedy, Yvonne D. Evans, Bryan McNeal Jr., Chris Fisher, Otha Meadows, F. Renee Gaters, Jonathan Oakman, Randall Goldman, Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., Dorothy G. Harrison, Chad K.Yonce and Carol S. Hubbard.

Directors who were elected as officers are: Gaters, president; Harrison, vice president; Yonce, vice president; Davenport, secretary; Meadows, treasurer; and Kennedy, assistant secretary.

Robert Pratt at RE/MAX Pro Realty represented the landlord in leasing 2,584 square feet of office space at 9225 University Blvd, North Charleston, to Dr. Jeffrey Selman LLC.

Johnny Bevon and Chris Fraser of Avison Young represented the landlord in leasing 6,665 square feet of retail space at 113 College Park Road, Ladson, to Tammy McCutcheon State Farm Insurance. Ken Good of The Good Co. represented the tenant.

Colleton County is the state's third county to receive the South Carolina Work Ready Community designation through the ACT.

Richard Morse of Palmetto Commercial Properties represented the landlord, Rica Properties LLC, in leasing an office suite to Ginger Brewton Interiors LLC at 533 Rutledge Ave., Suite A, Charleston.

Tradd Varner and Brent Case of Coldwell Banker Commer- cial Atlantic represented the landlord in leasing a 4,200- square-foot building at 7540 Dorchester Road, to Buddy's Home Furnishings. Studley Inc. represented the tenant.