Online Marketing Agency Sitewire and The Irvine Company Apartment Communities Win Two Web Marketing Association Awards

November 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Tempe, AZ – November 16, 2007 – It was recently announced that two Irvine Company Apartment Communities' Web sites developed by online marketing agency Sitewire ( have been recognized by the Web Marketing Association with awards for their overall appearance and functionality in the categories of Real Estate and Intranet.

In the real estate category, was recognized for "Outstanding Achievement in Web site Development." was recognized in the intranet category for "Intranet Standard of Excellence." Both Web sites were designed by LJG Partners and developed by Sitewire Marketspace Solutions.

“We're thrilled to receive these awards from the Web Marketing Association,” said Nicole Conniff, The Irvine Company Apartment Communities' senior director of marketing. “We've been working very diligently to redesign, launch and constantly update and maintain these two Web sites. in an accessible way helps apartment seekers locate a home in their desired location, floor price and price. is an outstanding resource that is very popular among residents of our apartment communities.”

The WebAwards is an annual Web site competition that names the best Web sites in nearly 100 industries. The Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and development. Staffed by volunteers, the organization is made up of Internet marketing, online advertising, public relations and Web site design professionals who are interested in improving the quality of online advertising, Internet marketing and Web site promotion.

Web sites are judged using the following criteria: design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.

About Sitewire
Sitewire Marketspace Solutions, LLC is an online marketing agency focused on offering fascinating ideas meant to ensure that a client’s business is performing as powerfully as possible. By forging true partnerships with clients, Sitewire specializes in taking businesses to the next level. Sitewire’s innovative search engine marketing, Web design and measurement experts use proven methods and proprietary technology to cost-effectively increase Web presence and most importantly, the bottom line. As one of The Business Journal’s top-ranked advertising agencies for 2007, Sitewire is also a proud recipient of the Arizona Companies to Watch Award, FORTUNE Small Business Best Bosses Award and the Spirit of Enterprise Award. For more information, please visit or call 480.731.4884.

About The Irvine Company Apartment Communities
The Irvine Company Apartment Communities owns and operates approximately 90 apartment communities in Orange County, Silicon Valley, West Los Angeles and San Diego. The Irvine Company Apartment Communities Inc. is a subsidiary of The Irvine Company, a privately held real estate investment company located in Newport Beach, California. For more information, visit

About LJG
LJG Partners is one of California’s leading digital media firms. Founded in 1994, the Company provides communication solutions including Web and intranet sites, interactive presentations, 3D animation, hi-definition video, and traditional print / packaging that actively engage audiences and ultimately provide measurable business value. LJG’s extensive customer base includes Sony, Avery Dennison, Toyota, Sempra Energy, Hilton Hotels, Westfield and Kyocera. Learn more about LJG’s award-winning work at