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Manekin’s Waters Edge Building IV Wins NAIOP-Maryland Excellence Award

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Manekin’s Waters Edge Building IV Wins NAIOP-Maryland Excellence Award 
Manekin, LLC was a winner at the recent NAIOP-Maryland 2012 Awards of Excellenceceremony, occurring at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore.
NAIOP-Maryland is thelocal chapter for NAIOP, the leading trade association for developers, owners, investors and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate. The awards ceremony honored 16 local companies and seven individuals in 34 different categories.
Manekin received the Best Mid-Rise Office Award for Waters Edge Building IV, a LEED Gold certified facility it developed at 4696 Millenium Dr., in Belcamp, Md.
As the fourth mid-rise office building at Water's Edge Corporate Campus, the newly opened, five-story Class A office building offers 123,000 square feet of space, overlooking the Bush River.
Designed by Brasher Design and built by Manekin Construction, the brick and metal structure with tinted glass windows features an energy efficient HVAC system and state-of-the-art office and technical facilities including video conferencing, fiber-optic data uplink and digital coaxial nodes. The first floor fitness center is an amenity available to the tenants in Water's Edge.
With ManTech International Corporation as the lead tenant, the building has drawn strong interest from government contractors associated with BRAC who are looking for immediate office space. Additional tenants include LMI, Shaw Environmental and ACET.
Overall, Water's Edge Corporate Campus is an $80 million mixed-use project being developed by Manekin,
Alex Brown Realty and Clark Turner Companies, at the intersection of Routes 40 and 543. Upon completion, the 500,000-square-foot campus will comprise four mid-rise office buildings and eight one-story office/service buildings, as well as a hotel, restaurant, putting green, nature walk and fitness center.
Manekin has a long history of receiving NAIOP Awards of Excellence, garnering such honors as: Best Tech Center, Best High Rise, Best Mixed-Use Park, Best Suburban Office, Best Two-Story Office Building, Best Suburban Office Complex, Best R&D/Tech Complex, Best Office/Warehouse, Best Office Mid Rise/Low Rise, Best Low-Rise Office, Best Warehouse, Best Flex Project and Best Urban Retail Rehab. Additionally, company founders, Bernard and Harold Manekin, have received NAIOP’s Lifetime Achievement Award.