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Founded in Baltimore by brothers Harold and Bernard Manekin in 1946, the firm is now Headquartered in Columbia with specialty offices throughout Maryland.

Manekin provides services that are staged to create, increase and maximize real estate asset value for our clients:

  • CREATE: Development and construction of properties that fully meet - and exceed - the needs of our clients, occupants and communities
  • INCREASE: Effective, responsible management that, over time, encourages greater market interest in our commercial projects
  • MAXIMIZE: Expert investment sale services that create the best possible returns for all parties

Furthermore, Manekin contributes its time and resources to the communities in which it builds and operates. The result? Value that extends well beyond balance sheets and property lines - and benefits everyone involved.

Company Values

Manekin’s strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit has been present since the company began in 1946. Founders Bernard and Harold Manekin set forth tenets that remain true today and are the foundation of the firm’s success:

All employees are held accountable for the quality of their work and the results of their efforts. The company fosters a culture of open communication and mutual respect.

Our greatest resource is our 66 years of experience. Manekin’s bench strength, knowledge base, and history of operational excellence helps us deliver superior real estate solutions to our clients.

We absolutely do not compromise our individual or corporate integrity for any reason, ever. All employees are held to the highest ethical standards of honesty in all business dealings, both external and internal.

Manekin embraces an ethic of hard work and a commitment to delivering superior service to every client.

Manekin meets complex operational and financial goals by establishing focused multidisciplinary teams, guided by an experienced leader who values the input of each member.