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Advertising for Suckas

Deb Hayes Advertising is a small, female-owned and operated creative agency that specializes in multifamily branding and design for property developers and property management with a focus on Conventional and Student Living as well as Build to Rent.


Our approach to branding comes from a view that every community is unique – we take into account location, resident demographics, and your unique community offerings when we design and position your apartment community, from naming to the brand style guide to copywriting and all the marketing pieces in between.


Our clients come for the creative and stay for the results. Behind each concept is years of experience and expertise in delivering stunning design that helps you stand out to your target renters. From logo and identity to collateral, video, signage and web design, we make sure that design that stays consistent across all platforms and media.


We’re a small team of fast thinkers and extremely capable story tellers. We tell your story in a captivating way developing content with a purpose. Your strategic message is carried throughout all marketing from social media to digital advertising to your brochure. This is not the icing on the cake. This is all seven layers with an organic fruit filling.

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Our favorite thing is learning more about you. We delve into the
process of getting to know your company, discovering pain points
and setting measurable goals. Then we assemble the best team
and customized set of services to meet those goals.


Our intensive research ahead of time makes for smarter marketing
and creative strategy and helps us deliver better work to you faster.
Working directly with you eliminates going through all those channels              huge agencies use that slow down even the smallest revisions.

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Every day, we’re inspired by the relationships we build with our clients.

At DHA, each client, large and small, gets the full attention of our entire team. The stronger the relationship that we build together, the bigger the impact

of our work.

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“DHA is one of the best design agencies I have worked with to date. They understand branding, building, and executing creative assets for all things Property Management. From concept to completion, DHA handles each project in a timely and efficient manner, and always delivers above and beyond expectations.


I have worked with Deborah for over 8 years, and her expertise combined with up-to-date knowledge of industry trends provides cutting edge in creative design for Property Management.

Annette Smith

President, SocialKapture

“Working with Deborah is such a delight, she is collaborative and wicked smart, and always makes whatever we are working on as good as it can possibly be. And she has a great sense of humor.”


BA Albert


“We have contracted Deborah for projects over the past several years and have never been disappointed. Deborah runs a first-rate and high level design agency. She combined our ideas with professionalism to create exactly what we were looking for. She not only met but surpassed out expectations and was amazing to work with!”


Dr. David Casas 

President, Berea School of Ministry

"Deborah is incredible to work with. She and her team produce such high quality work and turn it around quickly. They offer innovative creativity that appeals to our student demographic and understand the importance of personalized service. I would highly recommend her and her professional acumen to anyone needing these types of services."


Barrie L. Nichols

Vice President Marketing and Leasing, University Student Living

"I’ve had the pleasure of working with Deb for over 17 years. She is an extremely talented designer - with a rare expertise in multi-family and student housing marketing. Her approach is one of partnership,

and a unique mix of creativity and professionalism. This is not a vendor that I have to manage. Deb and

her team are valuable partners in brand development who make

my job easier."

Rachel Kihn
Owner - Push the Marketing, LLC
Former VP of Marketing - University House Communities

"Deb helped us with a business logo and a club logo. She is great with creative ideas and she is easy to work with. She is professional, experienced and conscientious. I recommend Deb and her company to anyone who needs help with graphic design and marketing."


Suzanne Penegor


We've won a few. We thought you should know.

IABC Golden Flame Award:

Best Print Ad, BridgeMill

NAHB, Nationals Award Program:

Best Color Ad Masterplan,

The River Club

NAHB, Nationals Award Program: Best Community Brochure,


NAHB, Nationals Award Program: Best B&W Ad, Ryland Homes

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