The NAIOP-MD Awards of Excellence celebrates the highest quality and most innovative achievements in commercial real estate and honors the regional developers, companies and individuals who service the CRE industry in Maryland. NAIOP Maryland has nearly 400 members and is comprised of individuals working for real estate development companies, brokerage firms and affiliated companies such […]

7: Edward St. John Chairman and Founder, St. John Properties More than five decades ago, Edward St. John founded the real estate-based St. John’s Properties. Today, the company owns, developed and constructed more than 23 million square feet of warehouse, retail, research and development, and office space throughout the country. As a way to give […]

Bisnow Austin | John Knowles, Studio B Writer While commercial real estate is showing progress in increasing diversity and implementing equality initiatives, women still only represent 37% of its workforce. Even fewer land higher executive roles in the industry, with just 9% of C-suite positions held by women. But some in Austin are steadfast about creating more opportunities for diversity […]

Founder and chairman at St. John Properties This profile is part of The Commercial Observer’s Power D.C. List for 2023 St. John Properties has hit on a winning office formula that’s eluded some of the larger players in the D.C. region. The company focuses on developing suburban business parks that mix office, flex, R&D and […]

8: Edward St. John Chairman and Founder, St. John Properties Edward St. John founded St. John Properties 51 years ago. The company has developed, built and owns more than 22 million square feet of office, flex/research & development, retail and warehouse space for more than 2,500 clients.St. John’s philanthropic efforts have poured tens of millions […]

“Focus on Excellence” was the theme of the Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards held November 17, 2022 for a second year in the exciting Capital One Hall. Thirty-two awards were presented in the following categories: Buildings, Interiors, Marketing, Transactions, and Membership plus a special Judges’ Award. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate significant […]

St. John Properties Assistant Vice President, Virginia & Central Maryland Danny Severn was recognized by Frederick Magazine as one of Frederick’s Top 50 Under 40 as part of their annual special issue recognizing Frederick’s County’s top young professionals. View the special issue here.  

St. John Properties Executive Vice President & CFO Lori Rice was recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as one of the top ten financial leaders in the Greater Baltimore area as part of their bi-annual Best in Finance awards. Read the profile here.

The Daily Record Sharon Akers Executive DirectorEdward St John Foundation Inc. Before COVID-19, the Edward St. John Foundation made more than 30 philanthropic commitments to organizations to supports programs and events for 2020. When those programs were postponed or canceled, Executive Director Sharon Akers took initiative and contacted each organization personally to reaffirm her foundation’s […]