Mobile, AL (September 16, 2015) – Mobile, Alabama-based White-Spunner Realty is pleased to announce the addition of Marietta Murray Urquhart as a commercial sales associate.
Urquhart, a licensed realtor who specializes in commercial sales and leasing, has worked in the local real estate industry for more than a decade.
“As an active volunteer and professional businesswoman, Marietta has worked diligently to develop our area,” said Matt White, president of White-Spunner Realty. “She brings a genuine passion for the Gulf Coast and all it has to offer to our company. We’re thrilled she’s joined our team.”
Named Mobile’s First Lady in 2005, Urquhart is a trustee of the University of Alabama System and serves on a variety of boards of directors, including First Community Bank, the Community Foundation of South Alabama and the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Coast. She’s a graduate of Leadership Mobile and Leadership Alabama.
“I’m looking forward to working with the whole team, and especially Blacksher White-Spunner,” Urquhart said. “His knowledge of real estate in the Mobile area is a treasure. Plus, there’s a lot of positive energy in Mobile right now. This is a great time to be in business here.”
Urquhart, who grew up in Mobile, said she loves to share her own knowledge of the area with newcomers: “I want to help them love it as much as I do. I’m really proud of our city.”
Urquhart attended the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa and earned a degree in English and mass communications from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Mobile Area Association of Realtors and the Commercial Exchange Club. For more than 30 years, she’s served in leadership positions in other civic and service organizations including the Board of Trustees, UMS-Wright Preparatory School and the Junior League of Mobile, where she was president.
“I’ve always been able to instantly connect with people,” Urquhart said. “I was taught you treat everybody as if you have known them forever, and with respect.”
About White-Spunner Realty
White-Spunner Realty is a full service real estate brokerage and development firm located in Mobile, Alabama. Since 1954, the WSR team has earned a long-standing reputation for maximizing the benefits of commercial real estate assets for its clients through land development, commercial and residential brokerage, leasing services and property management. WSR manages more than 1 million square feet of building space, including 58 shopping centers, with a 90 percent or better occupancy rate. White-Spunner Realty has developed more than 30 prime shopping and retail centers with Fortune 500 companies and more than a dozen residential subdivisions in Mobile and Baldwin counties. For more information, call 251.471.1000 or visit white-spunnerrealty.com.