Lots of factors attracted Harris
Marketing Group to its new home in downtown Birmingham, such as
location and size. One that was far from overlooked is the story behind
The marketing agency is taking up 3,000 square
feet on the second floor of the Bigelow-Shain Building at 102 Pierce.
The circa-1860 building was the original home of what is now the Birmingham Eccentric. The community-based newspaper got its start on the second floor of the building a little over 130 years ago.
“This is historic, hallowed ground here,” says Janice Rosenhaus, CEO of Harris Marketing Group.
2-story building is located less than one block west of Old Woodward
Avenue near the center downtown. The building’s story, character, and
location were the key factors for Harris Marketing Group to move its 15
employees and handful of interns and independent contractors into the
“It’s right in the center of everything. It’s
fabulous,” Rosenhaus says. “It’s a historic building with exposed brick
walls. It’s like a New York loft.”
Source: Janice Rosenhaus, CEO of Harris Marketing Group
Writer: Jon Zemke