Baltimore Business Journal  |  Melody Simmons Name: Edward St. John Education: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, University of Maryland Age: 81 Title: Founder and chairman Company: St. John Properties Ed St. John has a succinct way of summing up his many decades in real estate development. “I play Monopoly with real money and real buildings,” he says. “I don’t work. I […]

Baltimore Business Journal  |  Jessica Iannetta Since founding St. John Properties nearly 50 years ago, Edward St. John has built the company into one of the region’s biggest developers. The Woodlawn-based company boasts a portfolio that includes 20 million square feet of commercial space, 2,500 residential units and nearly $3 billion in assets. Last year, […]

The Daily Record When Edward St. John inherited the family business, he converted what was once a mix of manufacturing, distribution and real estate into one of the largest privately-owned real estate companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Since 1971, St. John has applied a simple business philosophy that has bred long-term success: a commitment to […]

Baltimore Business Journal | Jessica Iannetta Starting a business is no easy task. Growing that business is even harder. And maintaining that growth over a period of three years is harder still. That sustained growth is what makes this year’s List of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Greater Baltimore such an elite bunch. To create […]

Baltimore-based commercial real estate developer honored for industry innovation NAIOP News June 26, 2018 – NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected St. John Properties, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, as the 2018 Developer of the Year – the association’s highest honor. St. John Properties is a commercial real estate developer and owner […]

The Daily Record You’ve voted, and the 198 winners of The Daily Record’s 2018 Reader Rankings are in. A top winner in each category will be announced and all three winners will be honored at The Daily Record’s Reader Rankings Gala to be held in late July. More details will come soon. More than 1,400 […]

Daily Herald | Karissa Nelly St. John Properties, the developer behind Pleasant Grove’s massive master planned development known as Valley Grove, took home the Pleasant Grove-Lindon Chamber of Commerce’s top honor Thursday. St. John Properties earned Business of the Year during the chamber’s awards banquet Thursday . “The presence that St. John Properties has had […]