*Manekin LLC received three awards of excellence from the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. The awards were Best Office Build-to-Suit for its headquarters building in Columbia; Best New Retail for McGaw Plaza in Columbia, and Best Office, mid-rise/low rise for a five-story office building at the Water's Edge Corporate Campus in Belcamp.
*Mullin/Ashley Associates Inc., a communications, public relations and marketing firm, won two Alfred Knight Awards from the Maryland Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development. The firm won first place for work done on behalf of the Anne Arundel Medical Center and a second-place award for its work for the Maryland Hospital Association.
* Presidio Networked Solutions, a Greenbelt-based provider of information technology infrastructure life cycle solutions, received a Top Star Business Partner award from International Business Machines Corp.
*Havre de Grace-based search marketing agency WebAdvantage.net was contracted by L.B. Foster Co. to provide search engine optimization for content management systems.
*DPR Group Inc. said the Germantown-based public relations and marketing company has added Chesapeake System Solutions to its client portfolio. The firm will provide strategic consulting and media relations services to the Owings Mills-based provider of integrated software solutions.