Steven Zahner Promoted to Director of Landscape Planning and Design

BALTIMORE (April 17, 2018) St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based real estate development and management company, has promoted Steven Zahner to Director of Landscape Planning and Design. Mr. Zahner, who has worked with the company since 2014 and has more than 18 years of industry experience, was formerly Design Manager/Landscape Architect.

In his new role, Mr. Zahner will oversee the St. John Properties’ hardscape, landscape and public space design program and strategy that adds value to the company’s portfolio of mixed-use business communities; office and warehouse buildings and retail shopping centers. These duties encompass directing and interacting with outside design professionals and contractors to achieve the proper level of aesthetic appeal at each property.

“With the continued expansion of our corporate portfolio, it was necessary to reorganize our existing landscape architect team to leverage the specific talents of each professional,” stated Thomas Pilon, Senior Vice President of Development for St. John Properties. “Steven’s promotion enables him to oversee new planning and design strategies, utilizing his demonstrated creativity and leadership skills. The assumption of these responsibilities allows our Director of Landscape Management, Reed Fulton, to focus on the landscaping requirements of our existing buildings.

“St. John Properties invests heavily in maintaining the highest-quality of our landscape and hardscape amenities to the benefit of our clients, as well as providing property differentiation in the marketplace. We have the utmost confidence in both Steven and Reed to achieve our long-term objectives area based on their understanding of landscape principles and past success.”

Mr. Zahner earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Maryland at College Park.

St. John Properties, Inc., founded in 1971, owns and has developed more than 18.5 million square feet of Flex/R&D, Office, Retail and Warehouse space in Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit