St. John Properties Named to BBJ’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies” List for Second Consecutive Year

Commercial real estate development company earns thirty-third ranking on strength of 17.62 percent growth generated over the past three fiscal years

Windsor Corporate Park | 2-Story Office | 2560 Lord Baltimore Drive
St. John Properties’ headquarters

BALTIMORE, MD (October 12, 2018) St. John Properties, Inc., the Baltimore-based commercial real estate development and investment company with more than 19 million square feet of space, has been recognized by The Baltimore Business Journal in the business publication’s annual listing of the “Fastest-Growing Private Companies” in the greater Baltimore region. This marks the second consecutive year the company has been named to the list containing fifty locally-based organizations, with St. John Properties ranking 33rd on the strength of earning a 17.62 growth rate over the past three years from the period 2017 through 2017. St. John Properties was the only commercial real estate development company named on the list and among 23 companies to be included for two consecutive years.

The business publication partnered with SC&H Group, Inc., a local accounting and consulting firm to assure the accuracy of the revenue figures.  

“This recognition is a tribute to the continued hard work and dedication of our entire team, coupled with our ability to sustain year-to-year growth in a highly-competitive environment,” explained Larry Maykrantz, President of St. John Properties. “As an entrepreneurial-driven company, we recognize the supreme importance of providing best-in-class customer service and anticipating the emerging real estate needs of our clients. We invest considerable energy to retain our talented employees and provide them with the necessary resources that will enable them to achieve at the highest level. Our corporate culture is based on a passion for excellence, which is evident on a daily basis.”

Earlier this year, St. John Properties was named the 2018 Developer of the Year by NAIOP, the highest honor bestowed by the national Commercial Real Estate Development Association. St. John Properties is the first company in the NAIOP Maryland chapter to receive this award since its inception, and only the second commercial real estate firm headquartered in Maryland to be recognized

St. John Properties, which was founded by Edward St. John in 1971 and originally known as MIE Properties, has grown to become among the largest privately-held commercial real estate firms in the Mid-Atlantic region with more than 19 million square feet nationwide. Since initiating its corporate sustainability program in 2009, the company has earned U.S. Green Building Council LEED certification for 43 buildings, representing more than 2.3 million square feet of space across the portfolio, with nearly every new building now developed by St. John Properties designed to earn LEED certification. St. John Properties currently operates in eight states including Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah and Wisconsin.  For more information visit