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
LATEST FROM

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

February 26, 2019

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February 26, 2019

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February 24, 2019

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February 23, 2019

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February 22, 2019

Celebrate #NationalMargaritaDay @ Sol Azteca today!

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February 21, 2019

A balanced, more fulfilling life is within reach for everyBODY. Club Pilates offers various reformer-based group Pilates classes that challenge your m...

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February 20, 2019

Studies show that the average adult spends more than 10 hours looking at a screen each day, including computers, tablets, televisions and smartphones....

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February 17, 2019

Chilly outside? Warm up with The Greene Turtle #MarylandOriginal Crab Soup!

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February 16, 2019

THIS WEEKEND: Find your next great love @ Pet Valu – US during National Adoption Weekend! Join us TODAY, Saturday (2/16) for the Animal Allies R...

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February 15, 2019

Simple Truth products @ Harris Teeter make after school snacking easy! Now through February 26, enter to win up to $500 by uploading a photo of your c...

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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

February 23, 2019

Carl M. Freeman Companies Shared Bayside Fenwick Island’s Post.

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February 22, 2019

Thank you to all of our local police officers, paramedics, EMTs, and firefighters who serve and protect us every day. Congratulations to the valor awa...

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February 21, 2019

Carl M. Freeman Companies Shared The Freeman Stage’s Post.

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February 21, 2019

Join our cast: We have several openings for seasonal positions at The Freeman Stage! Check out the positions online at https://freemanstage.org/about-...

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February 20, 2019

We’re happy to announce another great addition to our team! Michael Stanzione joins the Carl M. Freeman Companies as Real Estate Investments Man...

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February 19, 2019

We are thrilled to see all the excitement about our announcement yesterday and can’t wait to share more of the 2019 season on March 12 with our ...

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February 19, 2019

Carl M. Freeman Companies Shared Bayside Resort Golf Club’s Post.

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February 18, 2019

Carl M. Freeman Companies Shared The Freeman Stage’s Post.

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February 18, 2019

Are you a space cowboy? Or a gangster of love? We just couldn’t wait to share the news: On July 30, Classic Rock Meets Classic Country with Steve Mi...

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February 16, 2019

Busy weekend at Bayside!

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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

February 26, 2019

We had a great time getting to meet new and friendly faces at our New Member Mixer last week!

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February 23, 2019

Bayside has been nationally recognized as Community of the Year by the Best in American Living Awards! Thank you to everyone who has made this possibl...

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February 22, 2019

Take a tour with Kellie Pitts, Membership Director, through all the amenities Bayside has to offer!

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February 21, 2019

#ThrowbackThursday to summer 2014 at our Adventure Camp! Campers enjoy a fun-filled 3 days of kayaking and golf! Check out our 2019 camp dates at http...

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February 21, 2019

Here’s a #throwbackthursday to warm weather, sunshine, and of course… kayaking at The Point!

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February 19, 2019

The calendar says February but we’re thinking summer already! The summer camp schedule is out, check out this year’s amazing schedule! htt...

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February 18, 2019

Bayside Fenwick Island Shared The Freeman Stage’s Post.

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February 16, 2019

What a fun day! Thanks to the amazing group of homeowners and prospective homeowners who came to the Welcome Open house! Everyone loved the Grotto Piz...

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February 16, 2019

Join us at The Den this weekend and try some of our Bear Trap favorites!

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February 16, 2019

It’s going to be an exciting day filled with food, drinks, and celebration at Bayside! We have open houses all day, so be sure to join in on the...

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Bayside Named National Finalist For...

December 5, 2018

Bayside Named National Finalist for Best Community Award Selbyville, DE, 12/5/2018 – Bayside has been named a finalist in the Best Community category of the 2018 Best in American Living™ Awards (B...

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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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