CREATING PLACES THAT ENRICH LIVES SINCE 1947

FREEMAN

ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Office at the Delaware Beaches!

The office at the Delaware beaches has moved to Bear Trap Dunes. More information on a ribbon cutting and grand opening will be posted soon. Our new address is 21...

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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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July 15, 2018

Life is like soccer. It’s good to have goals. Watch the World Cup Final TODAY @ 11am @ The Greene Turtle Olney. #WorldCup #AlwaysOnTV

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July 15, 2018

Life is like soccer. It’s good to have goals. Watch the World Cup Final TODAY @ 11am @ The Greene Turtle Olney. #WorldCup #AlwaysOnTV

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July 14, 2018

This July, purchase a set of qualifying Cooper Tires @ Wilson Tire & Auto Service and you can get up to $100! Call (301) 570-0704 for details!

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July 12, 2018

Rocking the Fountain tonight with the Rock & Roll Relics!🎶 We have a great crowd, perfect weather, a cool fountain 💦 and our fantastic spons...

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July 10, 2018

We are getting our groove on with Groovy Nate at Rock the Fountain concert series🎶💦

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July 10, 2018

BEAT THE HEAT with Baskin-Robbins July Flavor of the Month! OREO®️ ‘N Cake is the flavor of the month and we can’t stop smiling. It’s making ...

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July 10, 2018

BEAT THE HEAT with Baskin-Robbins July Flavor of the Month! OREO®️ ‘N Cake is the flavor of the month and we can’t stop smiling. It’s making ...

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July 8, 2018

My Eye Dr. is giving away a $250 gift card for a new pair of sunnies! Post a pic of you or your friends with “Resting Squint Face” using the hasta...

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July 6, 2018

It’s the Weekend! Come out and enjoy a meal at one of the great restaurants @ Fair Hill. Whether it’s for some family time or date night! http://w...

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July 5, 2018

Get out of the heat and join us for Cabin John Kids in the Atrium Friday morning at 10AM. Mr. Skip is entertaining us with songs and dancing.

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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

July 16, 2018

Spend Friday night with The Celtic Tenors! The Celtic Tenors, you’ll get more than a performance by world-class artists. You’ll enjoy an evening t...

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July 15, 2018

This Thursday night: Mary Poppins the Musical, performed by Clear Space Theatre Company. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disne...

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July 15, 2018

This Thursday night: Mary Poppins the Musical, performed by Clear Space Theatre Company. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disne...

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July 14, 2018

Full house for the White Party! Gorgeous night.

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July 14, 2018

A perfect night for The White Party, our annual fundraising event! #grateful #artsmatters

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July 13, 2018

Beautiful day to open up the brand new pool Bayside Fenwick Island

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July 12, 2018

She may be our youngest Boyz II Men fan here tonight!

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July 12, 2018

Carl M. Freeman Companies Shared Tidewater Landing’s Post.

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July 12, 2018

Tickets are still available for tonight’s show with BOYZ II MEN! A great date night or girls night out! ‘On Bended Knee’ we ask you ...

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July 10, 2018

Perfect day to be at Fair Hill!

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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

July 16, 2018

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July 16, 2018

Delaware Regional Qualifier THIS Saturday (7/21) – only 19 spots remain! Sign up at TheTourUA.com!

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July 16, 2018

Jen and Jeff chat about upcoming classes for July! For more information, visit BaysideInstitute.com!

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July 15, 2018

Coming up this week, we have a great schedule lined up for fitness classes! From yoga, to strength and tone, to cycle! There’s always something ...

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July 15, 2018

Happy National Ice Cream Day!! Have a scoop at Island Creamery Berlin after a round at The Bay Club in our coolest small town!

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July 14, 2018

If you’re not at The Point today, you’re missing out! Grab a cocktail at the new 38 Degrees bar, lounge out by the pool, or hop into a kay...

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July 13, 2018

The wait is over! The Pool at 38 Degrees is now open!

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July 13, 2018

The wait is over! The Pool at 38 Degrees is now open!

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July 12, 2018

Bayside is absolutely one of the best spots for kayaking! We love seeing everyone out there on the bay again.

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Bayside Wins Big At The Regal Award...

May 29, 2018

Bayside, a Carl M. Freeman Community was awarded eleven Regal Awards by the Home Builders Association of Delaware, a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The Regal Awards have b...

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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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