Growth, Progress, Evolution

Seventy-five years ago, Carl Freeman revolutionized the real estate market by having a daring visionary with a strong sense of purpose. Today, it is Michelle Freeman who carries the Freeman name and the Freeman values into the 21st century.

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1947

Carl M. Freeman establishes real estate company Carl M. Freeman Inc. in response to D.C.-area post-war housing shortage.

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1964

House & Home magazine lists Carl M. Freeman Associates as one of nation’s top 12 builders.

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1968

Carl M. Freeman Associates opens its first community shopping center Cabin John Mall & Shopping Center.

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1971

Carl M. Freeman implements vision of beachfront tennis community to become Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

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1992

Carl M. Freeman becomes Chairman of the Board, and Joshua M. Freeman is named President of Carl M. Freeman Associates; Joshua M. Freeman begins to build new visionary team.

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1998

Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club groundbreaking event is held in Ocean View, Delaware. The development would later be named “Best New Development” in 2002 by Golf, Inc.

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2006

Michelle Freeman joins the Board of Directors of Carl M. Freeman Companies. In 2010, Michelle is named President and CEO of Carl M. Freeman Companies

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2006

Michelle Freeman joins the Board of Directors of Carl M. Freeman Companies. In 2010, Michelle is named President and CEO of Carl M. Freeman Companies

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Where next?

Carl M. Freeman companies continues to build communities that enrich people’s lives. With the growth of the commercial real estate business in the Washington DC region and the recent construction of Tidewater Landing and Tower Hill, Freeman remains dedicated to creating a legacy.

Let’s Keep Building Together

The excellence of Freeman properties stand as a testament to 75 years of love, memories, and dedication to revolutionizing real estate development in a modern world. Here's to sharing more life together.