rbb Communications, a leading national integrated communications firm and four-time “Agency of the Year,” has been named the agency of record for the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina in Fort Lauderdale, owned by Tavistock Development Company.

rbb will develop and manage a strategic public relations and community affairs campaigns for Tavistock Development Company as it works toward reimagining the Pier Sixty-Six as one of Fort Lauderdale’s iconic properties.

“Tavistock strives for excellence in all they create, and we are pleased to be their partner to support communications on the development changes underway for the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, one of Fort Lauderdale’s landmark properties,” said Lisa Ross, president of rbb Communications. “rbb shares Tavistock’s commitment to executing a vision-driven, best practices approach that builds long-term customer and community relationships.”

Tavistock Development Company is a diversified real estate firm owned by Tavistock Group. The company’s real estate portfolio is highlighted by the 17-square-mile, master-planned community Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida, as well as The Green at Lakewood Ranch, Sunbridge and The Grove in Windermere. Tavistock Development Company acquired the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina in December 2016, and plans to revitalize the property and world-class marina, complementing its current collection of enduring, cornerstone projects.

rbb has experienced a year of rapid expansion including the recent addition of nine team members as equity partners and the launch of its Reputation & Risk Advisors and global healthcare practices that are expected to support the agency in achieving its long- term growth strategy.

The firm was also proud to receive the prestigious PRSA Silver Anvil award for a community relations campaign conducted on behalf of Florida Power & Light Company and be named agency of record by Brown & Brown, Inc., one of the nation’s largest independent insurance agencies.