St. John Properties, Inc. Promotes Kara Deoliveira to Vice President of Interior Design

Kara Deoliveira
Kara Deoliveira

BALTIMORE, MD (September 14, 2020) – St. John Properties, Inc. a Baltimore-based full-service commercial real estate development and investment company, has promoted Kara Deoliveira to Vice President of Interior Design. Previously Assistant Vice President of Interior Design, Ms. Deoliveira has worked with the company since 2013.

Ms. Deoliveira will continue in her role managing the day-to-day functions of the company’s Baltimore-area in-house Interior Design and Space Planning professional team. Her responsibilities include meeting with clients to understand their space needs, translating this information into an effective design solution and executing these designs throughout the corporate portfolio. Ms. Deoliveira and her design group interact with clients that have recently signed leases with St. John Properties as well as existing clients that have expansion and renovation needs. The St. John Properties Design team focuses on delivering a space that meet each client’s unique requirements, while adhering to budget and scheduling considerations.

Ms. Deoliveira earned her Bachelor of Science in Textile Design from the University of California, Davis and a Masters of Arts in Interior Design from Washington State University. She is NCIDQ certified and a licensed Interior Designer in the state of Maryland. Kara has more than 17 years of experience in the commercial real estate, architecture and interior design sectors.

“We take enormous pride in the ability and talents of our in-house interior design team to consistently execute creative and efficient plans that best meet the real estate needs of our clients,” stated Lawrence Maykrantz, President of St. John Properties. “This aspect of the company is a significant differentiation point that saves time and resources for our clients, while also providing plans with a thoughtful and highly-functional approach. Kara is an excellent mentor and leader and this promotion reflects the tremendous value she brings to our company and clients.”

St. John Properties, Inc., founded in 1971, owns and has developed more than 20 million square feet of Flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah and Wisconsin. The company was named “2018 Developer of the Year” for the Nation by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.  For more information about the company, visit