St. John Properties Selects Michael Tait as Leasing Representative

Michael Tait
Michael Tait

BALTIMORE, MD (May 27, 2021) – St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based full-service commercial real estate development and investment company, has announced the hiring of Michael Tait as Leasing Representative. Mr. Tait spent nearly four years leasing commercial office space for The Howard Hughes Corporation and he brings nearly 10 years of business and commercial real estate experience to the company.

In his new role, Mr. Tait will be responsible for the leasing of commercial office and flex/R&D space throughout St. John Properties’ Baltimore Area portfolio. This includes identifying clients seeking to establish a real estate presence or expand an existing location in the local area, handling lease negotiations and working with existing clients on lease renewals. He will also establish and strengthen relationships with existing and potential clients as well as commercial real estate brokerage professionals.

In just shy of four years, Mr. Tait has leased more than 650,000 square feet of commercial office space in the downtown Columbia submarket of Howard County. His commercial real estate background also includes functioning as a Client Relationship Manager and Market Analyst for CoStar Group.

“Michael brings indepth knowledge and experience in commercial real estate and has achieved tremendous success in leasing within Howard County,” explained Sean Doordan, Senior Vice President, Leasing and Acquisitions for St. John Properties. “His character and superb rapport within the area’s brokerage community make him a great addition to our team at St. John Properties.”

Mr. Tait earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Rhode Island. He is a member of NAIOP Maryland and serves on its Developing Leaders committee.

Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, St. John Properties, Inc. is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest privately held commercial real estate firms. The company is distinguished by their commitment to customer service, achievements in green building, and top-rated workplace culture. Throughout St. John Properties’ 50-year history, the company has developed more than 21 million square feet of flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space serving more than 2,500 clients in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit