CREATING PLACES THAT ENRICH LIVES SINCE 1947

FREEMAN

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CARL M. FREEMAN COMPANIES AND FOUNDATION DONATE $7,200 TO JAMES FARM

Carl M. Freeman Companies held their 70th Anniversary Summer Kickoff Party June 24 at Bayside Fenwick Island to benefit the James Farm Ecological Preserve. By the end of the evening,...

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THE CARL M. FREEMAN COMPANIES

…have been standard-bearers of innovation and excellence in real estate development since 1947. The philosophy that guides us is the sure sense that it is not merely the success of the venture that matters, but the well-being of society itself. Our forward-thinking, laser-focus continues under President and CEO Michelle Freeman, who takes the responsibility of carrying the legacy forward very personally. Under her guidance, the Freeman ethic, which foregrounds family and the well-being of the world, offers unique owner perspectives on the many services we provide: owner representation; third-party management; value creation; consumer-directed marketing; neighborhood development; and tenant services.

Our Story

COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES

Creating places that enrich lives–that’s the goal of all the Freeman commercial properties.  Our amenity-rich centers, which are designed as destinations in themselves, offer customers the choice of running a quick errand or taking the time to relax, renew, and refresh.

  • Contemporary approach to shopping and working environments
  • Strategic leasing planning for the best business mix
  • Marketing designed to attract customers and enhance merchant sales
Full List of Commercial Properties

NEIGHBORHOODS TRANSFORMING REGIONS AND AWARD-WINNING GOLF

Our property investment objectives stem from the philosophy that the success of contemporary capital investment comes down to the creation, support, and maintenance of the community experience.  Respecting land conservation and environmental stewardship of existing green space is a part of that. So too is partnering with those who share our goal of delivering those top-drawer amenities that enable the balance between providing both an active lifestyle and creating an idyllic haven.

  • Troon, the third largest party manager of golf and club operations in the world, are the creative force behind all our sports and hospitality, including the unique Bayside Institute.
  • SoDel Concepts, the award-winning restaurant group of Southern Delaware’s Culinary Coast, are our valued partners in all the Food & Beverage services, including The Cove Restaurant at Bayside.
  • Our valued partners in all the areas of community management not related to sports and fitness are Legum & Norman, who are the acknowledged industry leaders in the field.
Full List of Neighborhoods & Golf

HISTORIC TIMELINE OF EVENTS

Trace the evolution of one man’s journey from community developer to the developer of communities. Carl M Freeman’s vision began with a single post-war community. See how his intensity, integrity and purpose grew this into a multifaceted organization whose goal is to create communities that enrich the individual, the family, and our society itself.

Our History
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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

April 20, 2018

Looking for a new best friend? Head to PetValu this weekend for their adoption fair. Cat, dog and even guinea pig rescue groups will be here! 🐶🐱...

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April 20, 2018

Stop by Baskin-Robbins and enjoy the April Flavor of the Month – Boston Cream Pie! https://www.facebook.com/baskinrobbinsUS/videos/1015641157572...

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April 19, 2018

Rain, rain, go away🌧️☔….but in the meantime, keep your little one dry in a super cute ensemble from Shoe Train Potomac.

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April 19, 2018

National Adoption Weekend @ Pet Valu – US is just around the corner! Are you considering opening your heart and home to a new pet? Take a look @...

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April 18, 2018

It’s almost Turtle Time @ The Greene Turtle. Stop in tonight for 50% off Appetizers from 10 PM to close. #MeetMeAtTheTurtle

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April 17, 2018

Celebrate Earth Day with Oysters at the The Grilled Oyster Company-DC. Enjoy 1/2 dozen free oysters with the purchase of any entree. Plus, check out t...

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April 17, 2018

First-Time Guest Services @ Hair Cuttery! Stop by or call (301) 570-0492 today!

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April 15, 2018

Don’t miss the Community Earth Day Festival, Sunday, April 22nd, 1-3pm. FREE, family-friendly activities focusing on the local environment! http...

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April 14, 2018

SIGN UP for the Fair Hill Shoppertunities Newsletter via email! All subscribers will be entered to win prizes from Fair Hill at the end of the month. ...

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April 14, 2018

Treat the family to brunch this Sunday @ GrillMarX Steakhouse & Raw Bar! Make reservations today: http://ow.ly/wtqy30jsoIi

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Carl M. Freeman Companies Sells Cab...

December 20, 2016

Carl M. Freeman Companies announces the sale of Cabin John Shopping Center and Mall to EDENS.  The property, located at the intersection of Seven Locks Road and Tuckerman Lane in Potomac, MD was one ...

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Carl M. Freeman Companies Announces...

December 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeff Evans, Director of Marketing Carl M. Freeman Companies Direct: 302.436.9998 Email: jevans@cmfa.com URL: www.livebayside.com   CARL M. FREEMAN COMPANIES ANNOUNCES ACQUISITIO...

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Michelle Freeman And We Capital Fea...

November 1, 2016

We are so excited to share that our CEO, Michelle Freeman, is  on the cover of Washington Life Magazine, as part of a feature on WE Capital. WE Capital has committed over $12 million dollars for g...

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Big Win For Carl M. Freeman Compani...

October 27, 2016

Carl M. Freeman Companies wins the Inspired Business Award at the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce 40th Member Celebration. Below is a picture of Chris Garland,  Senior VP of Development and ...

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Carl M. Freeman And Troon Staff Tog...

September 26, 2016

  Carl M. Freeman Companies and Troon staff members teamed up to participate at the Dragon Boat Festival, a fundraiser for Sussex Academy.  

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Links To The Bay 5k

September 27, 2015

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Mcdonald’s Is Coming To Baysi...

January 7, 2015

  

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Cvs Pharmacy Opens At Bayside Marke...

December 15, 2014

             

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China Gourmet Bistro Opens At Cabin...

December 15, 2014

The restaurant is located on 7945 Tuckerman Lane  Potomac, MD Hours of operation: Sunday: 12PM – 10PM Mon – Thurs: 11AM – 10PM Fri – Sat: 11AM – 10:30PM Lunch Hours: Mon – Sat: 11AM – ...

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Community Night And Taste Of Olney ...

October 16, 2014

Carl M. Freeman Companies is one of the sponsors of Community Night and Taste of Olney 2014. This year’s event will be on Monday October 20th at Lady of Good Counsel High School from 4:30-8:30pm...

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CORPORATE & FOUNDATIONS

April 19, 2018

For #throwbackthursday, here’s Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews & Orleans Avenue during their first appearance back in 2015. Troy ...

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April 18, 2018

We are so proud of this story about Michelle to appear in the April 2018 issue of Washington Life Magazine! #inspiring

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April 17, 2018

LOW TICKET WARNING: Grab your tickets soon for The Midtown Men (June 16) and Bruce Hornsby + The Wood Brothers (June 30) before they are gone!

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April 16, 2018

Check out our CEO in this month’s Washington Life Magazine

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April 16, 2018

Fun event with a great turnout at Bear Trap Dunes this weekend!

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April 16, 2018

Looking for a summer job or internship? Stop by and see us today at the Trabant Center.

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April 16, 2018

Get your tickets today at https://freemanstage.org/events-tickets

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April 16, 2018

Be ready to go at 10 at https://freemanstage.org/events-tickets Want to pick your own seats for those shows with assigned seating? Use a desktop or la...

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April 15, 2018

Chris Janson, who is performing at The Freeman Stage this summer, will be performing TONIGHT at the Academy of Country Music Awards tonight at 8! Tix ...

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April 15, 2018

Monday morning tickets sales will open up online at 10 a.m. for such great arists as Boyz II Men, SOJA, Michael Bolton, Phillips Phillips & Gavin ...

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Carl M. Freeman’s Rockville T...

October 23, 2017

by Jihfan Lin The Carl M. Freeman Companies (CMFC) were built on the tenets of community, philanthropy, and taking pride and personal accountability towards those efforts. In celebration of Carl M. Fr...

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Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Receiv...

September 12, 2017

The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation is pleased to receive a $4,000 grant from the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation, the charitable arm of the Million Dollar Round Table. The grant was sponsored by J...

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Carl M. Freeman Companies And Found...

September 6, 2017

Carl M. Freeman Companies held their 70th Anniversary Summer Kickoff Party June 24 at Bayside Fenwick Island to benefit the James Farm Ecological Preserve. By the end of the evening, a total of $3,600...

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Freeman Stage 2017 Season Schedule

April 5, 2017

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Freeman Stage at Bayside Schedule Below is the 2017 season schedule at the Freeman Stage at Bayside. Performances are free and begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwi...

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Carl M. Freeman Foundation Announce...

February 6, 2017

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Michelle Freeman And We Capital Fea...

November 1, 2016

We are so excited to share that our CEO, Michelle Freeman, is  on the cover of Washington Life Magazine, as part of a feature on WE Capital. WE Capital has committed over $12 million dollars for g...

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The Home Builder’s Association Of...

June 7, 2016

Selbyville, DE  May 23, 2016 – Bayside, the latest Carl M. Freeman Community was awarded six Regal Awards by the Home Builders Association of Delaware, a member of the National Association of Home ...

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2016 Freeman Stage Season Announced

March 24, 2016

  Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Alyson Cunningham, Communication and Marketing Manager Joshua M. Freeman Foundation / The Freeman Stage at Bayside 302-213-6998 www.freemanstage.org a...

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Carl M. Freeman Companies Honored W...

March 22, 2016

Carl M. Freeman Companies was one of recipients for the 2016 FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS by Washington Business Journal. Click here to watch a  small clip featuring Michelle Freeman, CEO of Carl M. ...

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Carl M. Freeman Companies To Be Hon...

March 7, 2016

Carl M.  Freeman Companies will be among the first honorees of the 2016 Washington Business Journal Family Owned Business Award, taking place on March 17, 2016.

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NEIGHBORHOODS & GOLF

April 20, 2018

For the 12th year in a row, we’re still the best golf course in Delaware! http://www.livebayside.com/bayside-best-golf-course-delaware-12-years-...

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April 20, 2018

#FlashBackFriday to April 2017 – Sarah Lydic’s cheering party at The Den! Lydic, a very special young lady and member of Bear Trap Dunes, ...

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April 20, 2018

#FlashBackFriday to April 2017 – Sarah Lydic’s cheering party at The Den! Lydic, a very special young lady and member of Bear Trap Dunes, ...

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April 19, 2018

Easy right?!

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April 19, 2018

Spots still open for Bayside Institute’s class tonight! Register to learn about Beebe’s expansion plans in Delaware! Starts at 5:30pm.

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April 19, 2018

Looking to try out different restaurants in the area? Check out Ocean City Restaurant Week! http://www.livebayside.com/ocean-city-restaurant-week/

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April 19, 2018

Bear Trap Dunes is one of the Top 5 Courses You Can Play in Delaware! Thank you Golfweek!

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April 17, 2018

Bayside has amenities for all members of the family! For dogs big and small, the Ruff Dog Park is a place four legged friends can play and have fun. h...

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April 16, 2018

#MondayMotivation to get your week started! Make it a good one!

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April 16, 2018

We enjoyed hosting the EWGA Eastern Shore Chapter kick-off event at Bear Trap yesterday!

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Carl M. Freeman Companies And Found...

September 6, 2017

Carl M. Freeman Companies held their 70th Anniversary Summer Kickoff Party June 24 at Bayside Fenwick Island to benefit the James Farm Ecological Preserve. By the end of the evening, a total of $3,600...

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Carl M. Freeman Companies Announce ...

July 13, 2017

Carl M. Freeman Companies and Schell Brothers Announce Partnership at Tidewater Landing June 23, 2017— Carl M. Freeman Companies announced the selection of regional homebuilder, Schell Brothers, to ...

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Carl M. Freeman Companies Selects B...

May 25, 2017

(Selbyville, DE). Carl M. Freeman Companies announced the selection of national homebuilder, Beazer Homes to build their coastal styled townhomes in Bayside’s newest neighborhood, Harbor Crest.  Ha...

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Freeman Stage 2017 Season Schedule

April 5, 2017

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Freeman Stage at Bayside Schedule Below is the 2017 season schedule at the Freeman Stage at Bayside. Performances are free and begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwi...

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Tidewater Landing Breaks Ground

March 7, 2017

Carl M. Freeman Companies Introduces a “Simply Beautiful” Community March 7, 2017—Carl M. Freeman Companies broke ground on March 1st on Tidewater Landing, its newest offering. The community wil...

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Bayside Earns 15 Awards In 2016 Inc...

November 16, 2016

Fenwick Island, DE. November 7, 2016 – What an amazing year of wins for The Carl M. Freeman Companies and the Bayside Resort Community as they accept regional, state and local awards in 2016. Baysid...

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Summer 2016 Photo Contest At Baysid...

October 4, 2016

Carl M. Freeman Companies announced that Babs McGrory’s photo, “The Point at Sunrise,” is the winner of their Bayside summer photo contest. The contest was open to residents and gues...

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Carl M. Freeman And Troon Staff Tog...

September 26, 2016

  Carl M. Freeman Companies and Troon staff members teamed up to participate at the Dragon Boat Festival, a fundraiser for Sussex Academy.  

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Town Center Market Brings Food And ...

August 23, 2016

Town Center Market brings food and goods to the center of Bayside Date Published: August 19, 2016 By Kelsey Magill  Bikes, ready to rent from Fenwick Bike Shop are available at the Town Center Marke...

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Coastal Style Magazine Readers Name...

August 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2016 COASTAL STYLE MAGAZINE READERS NAME BAYSIDE “BEST OF” (Selbyville, DE.) Aug 2, 2016 – Carl M. Freeman Companies is pleased to announce that Bayside was the winn...

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