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Redefining How Real Estate, Senior Living, and Professional Service Companies Tell Their Stories

Industry Expertise. Mid-Atlantic Reach.

Founded in 2009, Gray Ryan Communications works with some of the largest real estate development companies, senior living providers, and professional service firms in the Mid-Atlantic representing over $50 Billion in assets. We strategically guide their communications efforts to help them accomplish their goals and create additional value for their business, clients, and investors.

Redefining How Real Estate, Senior Living, and Professional Service Companies Tell Their Stories

Industry Expertise.
Mid-Atlantic Reach.

Founded in 2009, Gray Ryan Communications works with some of the largest real estate development companies, senior living providers, and professional service firms in the Mid-Atlantic representing over $50 Billion in assets. We strategically guide their communications efforts to help them accomplish their goals and create additional value for their business, clients, and investors.

What We Do

As a full-service communications firm, we provide our clients with strategies and tools to protect and enhance your brand. Our team has over 35 years of combined experience providing clients in the real estate, senior living, and professional service industries with award-winning campaigns designed to drive revenue and provide a strong return on investment.

Who We Help

Gray Ryan Communications enables our clients in the real estate, senior living, and professional services industries to grow their business by influencing consumer attitudes through strategic marketing communications efforts. We achieve our mission by cultivating unique partnerships with clients to better understand their long-term objectives.

Who We Are

With over 35 years of combined experience, our team has the expertise and industry knowledge to provide outstanding communications services.

Who We Are

With over 35 years of combined experience, our team has the expertise and industry knowledge to provide outstanding communications services.

How We Can Help You

We wanted to create a dynamic and diversified communications firm that would innately understand the business needs and environment of its clients and forge long-lasting partnerships. That’s why we take a unique industry-specific focus to our firm. Our marketing, PR, and communications campaigns have helped our clients grow and directly resulted in new business for them.

We believe that strategic and integrated communications can boost the bottom line. We’re not alone. For example, PR can be a powerful tool because 80% of business decision-makers prefer to get company information from published articles versus advertisements. Additional studies have shown that content marketing generates three times as many leads as traditional outbound marketing and B2B companies with active blogs generate 67% more leads per month than non-blogging companies. Furthermore, a recent report found that social media drives over 30% of referral traffic for businesses. These are just some examples how of communications supports business development and a brand’s larger strategic goals.

Featured Case Studies

Testimonials

I highly recommend Gray Ryan Communications and have been impressed with their results. They were instrumental in helping us rebrand our company and raise awareness for Branch Builds, Inc. —  a construction management firm — in key markets throughout Virginia and North Carolina. Gray Ryan provided both strategy and implementation support that ensured our campaign was a success. The firm brought us a number of creative and unique ideas that were spot on with what we needed. Furthermore, their management of the whole process and deep dive into the stakeholders for each location were excellent. Their industry expertise was a huge benefit.

Linda Vos
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS,
BRANCH GROUP, INC.

We think of them as part of the marketing department. They have insightful ideas. They stay on top of trends, and they have numerous connections in the marketplace. They bring ideas with each project that we had not considered before.

Fonda Lang
PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, KEITER

Gray Ryan Communications have helped us find the most effective way to get information about our subdivisions out there for the Internet-savvy shopper. They helped us get precise information on pinpointing how buyers found out about us. They have truly become a part of our team.

Ray Avery
VICE PRESIDENT, EMERALD HOMES

Gray Ryan Communications has helped us increase awareness of how Commonwealth Senior Living’s communities improve the lives of seniors and their families. This awareness attracts both potential new residents as well as the talented and compassionate individuals who comprise our caregiving teams. The team at Gray Ryan Communications assists us in implementing our thoughts and ideas as well as consistently bringing new, creative, and effective ideas to the table.

Earl Parker
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER,
COMMONWEALTH SENIOR LIVING

I enjoy working with Gray Ryan Communications. They’re an award-winning and well connected firm that gets results. Their efforts bring more awareness for our projects and capabilities and lead to new business.

Stede Barnes
ASSOCIATE/DIRECTOR OF MARKETING,
DRAPER ADEN ASSOCIATES

Working with Gray Ryan Communications has been a tremendous benefit to our firm. They are experts at what they do and have helped us to define a public relations strategy. The team has worked with us to craft messages that are relevant to our clients and have resulted in many more placements than we could have secured on our own. Gray Ryan engages our staff and gets them excited about media opportunities. They have exceeded our expectations.

Crystal Jones
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING,
GLAVE & HOLMES ARCHITECTURE

The quality of work and product is of utmost importance, and we know exactly what we will get working with Gray Ryan Communications.  They are reliable, resourceful, and it is a delight partnering with them.  Our main objective is to ensure our clients get what they want, and we know Gray Ryan Communications will provide that.

Danna Markland
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
HOME BUILDING ASSOCIATION OF RICHMOND

They completely align their marketing and public relations efforts with our business goals. They are extremely smart and well-connected in the real estate market we serve. The public relations part of the job can be very stressful. Everything is last-minute. It can tend to be crisis management, and they always remain calm and collected. Everything is seamless.

Jill Crews
VICE PRESIDENT OF BRANDING AND MARKETING, HHHUNT

Being new to the area, we were looking for a local public relations firm when we found Gray Ryan Communications by referral.  We found them not only to have the media connections we were looking for to launch our first real estate project in the market, as we added new projects they became our long term marketing partner with advice on local engagement and even have additional services, including event coordination and industry award submission preparation.  We highly recommend Gray Ryan for your public relations needs.

Lisa Gunderson
VICE PRESIDENT OF ASSET MANAGEMENT,
BRISTOL DEVELOPMENT GROUP

I highly recommend Gray Ryan Communications and have been impressed with their results. They were instrumental in helping us rebrand our company and raise awareness for Branch Builds, Inc. —  a construction management firm — in key markets throughout Virginia and North Carolina. Gray Ryan provided both strategy and implementation support that ensured our campaign was a success. The firm brought us a number of creative and unique ideas that were spot on with what we needed. Furthermore, their management of the whole process and deep dive into the stakeholders for each location were excellent. Their industry expertise was a huge benefit.

Linda Vos
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS,
BRANCH GROUP, INC.

Being new to the area, we were looking for a local public relations firm when we found Gray Ryan Communications by referral.  We found them not only to have the media connections we were looking for to launch our first real estate project in the market, as we added new projects they became our long term marketing partner with advice on local engagement and even have additional services, including event coordination and industry award submission preparation.  We highly recommend Gray Ryan for your public relations needs.

Lisa Gunderson
VICE PRESIDENT OF ASSET MANAGEMENT,
BRISTOL DEVELOPMENT GROUP

The quality of work and product is of utmost importance, and we know exactly what we will get working with Gray Ryan Communications.  They are reliable, resourceful, and it is a delight partnering with them.  Our main objective is to ensure our clients get what they want, and we know Gray Ryan Communications will provide that.

Danna Markland
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
HOME BUILDING ASSOCIATION OF RICHMOND

Gray Ryan Communications have helped us find the most effective way to get information about our subdivisions out there for the Internet-savvy shopper. They helped us get precise information on pinpointing how buyers found out about us. They have truly become a part of our team.

Ray Avery
VICE PRESIDENT, EMERALD HOMES

They completely align their marketing and public relations efforts with our business goals. They are extremely smart and well-connected in the real estate market we serve. The public relations part of the job can be very stressful. Everything is last-minute. It can tend to be crisis management, and they always remain calm and collected. Everything is seamless.

Jill Crews
VICE PRESIDENT OF BRANDING AND MARKETING, HHHUNT

We think of them as part of the marketing department. They have insightful ideas. They stay on top of trends, and they have numerous connections in the marketplace. They bring ideas with each project that we had not considered before.

Fonda Lang
PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, KEITER

Gray Ryan Communications has helped us increase awareness of how Commonwealth Senior Living’s communities improve the lives of seniors and their families. This awareness attracts both potential new residents as well as the talented and compassionate individuals who comprise our caregiving teams. The team at Gray Ryan Communications assists us in implementing our thoughts and ideas as well as consistently bringing new, creative, and effective ideas to the table.

Earl Parker
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER,
COMMONWEALTH SENIOR LIVING
 

I enjoy working with Gray Ryan Communications. They’re an award-winning and well connected firm that gets results. Their efforts bring more awareness for our projects and capabilities and lead to new business.

Stede Barnes
ASSOCIATE/DIRECTOR OF MARKETING,
DRAPER ADEN ASSOCIATES

Working with Gray Ryan Communications has been a tremendous benefit to our firm. They are experts at what they do and have helped us to define a public relations strategy. The team has worked with us to craft messages that are relevant to our clients and have resulted in many more placements than we could have secured on our own. Gray Ryan engages our staff and gets them excited about media opportunities. They have exceeded our expectations.

Crystal Jones
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING,
GLAVE & HOLMES ARCHITECTURE

Redefining How Real Estate, Senior Living, and Professional Service Companies Tell Their Stories

Gray Ryan Communications

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