Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal — March 30 - April 12, 2012 — 47A



OCKVILLE, MD – Fed- eral Realty Investment Trust, founded in 1962, Years of proven performance & dividend achievement Federal Realty Investment Trust celebrates 50 th Anniversary in 2012 R

Brett Furman platinum RE/MAX member Scott Furman ranked No. 7 in the state of PA

announced 2012 as a year of celebration marking its 50th year as a public REIT. Over its half century history, the Trust has grown from a small regional owner of primarily shopping centers to a fully integrated real estate company focused on the ownership, management and redevelopment of a variety of high-quality retail destinations including urban, mixed-use properties. One of the longest operat- ing REITs in the U.S., Federal Realty has an impressive track record of operational and finan- cial performance that reflects an unwavering focus on, and commitment to, quality. Federal Realty’s progress is demonstrat- ed by the following: -Paid quarterly shareholder dividends continuously since its founding 50 years ago. -Increased its dividend rate for 44 consecutive years, the longest consecutive record in the REIT industry and among the longest such records of all pub- PARSIPPANY, NJ — SJP Properties, announced the hir- ing of Peter Bronsnick as senior vice president of leasing. In this role, Bronsnick will work closely with SJP Execu- tive vice president Jeff Schotz on the leasing andmarketing of the company’s New Jersey com- mercial real estate portfolio. Bronsnick will also be respon- sible for sourcing investment

American Tap Room at Bethesda Row, one of FRT’s headlining properties.

Left to right: Scott Furman & Brett Furman at the 2011 Remax Awards

ST. DAVIDS, PA — Al- though national homes sales are low and the average home is staying on the market for three months or more, a local pair of brothers, that are two of the few in the nation who have developed a proven sys- tem to successfully sell homes and properties, even during economically hard times. In fact the brothers, Brett and Scott Furman, were recently presented awards by RE/ MAX International for their accomplishments. Scott Fur- man has been ranked as No. 7 in the state of Pennsylvania out of 2,825 agents, while Brett was awarded mem- bership into the RE/MAX Platinum Club for helping 41 families invest in the American dream of home ownership in 2011. This was a 14 percent increase over the prior year for him. The brothers established RE/MAX Classic 22 years ago with the goal of making the agents in the firm more productive. “The proof is in the pudding,” Brett Furman NEW CASTLE, DE — Goodwill of Delaware & Del- aware County, Inc. has just announced that it has chosen Emory Hill Companies as its 2011 Business Partner of the Year. The award is presented to a business organization that “demonstrates exceptional support of the Goodwill mis- sion – to improve the lives of people with barriers to self- sufficiency through the Power of Work,” said Ted Van Name, Goodwill President and CEO. “We are grateful for your (Emory Hill’s) commitment to Goodwill and are proud to honor you with this award.”

stressed. “RE/MAX Classic has the highest productivity per agent as reported by the Philadelphia Business Jour- nal. We average 15.9 trans- actions per agent while the next non RE/MAX Company averages seven transactions per agent.” The strategy of RE/MAX Classic, Brett Furman said, is clearly working. The first goal, he said, has been agent productivity and the strategy has always been to invest heavily in technology. “Most real estate companies keep technology and telephone systems until they stop work- ing,” said Scott Furman. “None of our competitors have the horse power that we have.” I just purchased an Apple tablet and Android device that needed to be con- nected to the server so I knew it was time for a change,” said Brett Furman. “The ben- efit of having broker/owners also list and sell real estate is that the owners realize the need to have the best technology.” ■

licly traded U.S. companies. -Common shares that consis- tently trade at one of the high- est multiples among REITs. -Gross real estate assets of more than $4 billion (as of September 30, 2011) generated from a portfolio of properties that, excluding joint ventures, equals some 19.3 million s/ f, located primarily in select metropolitan markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and “We are welcoming Peter at a very exciting time and are confident that he will be able to generate leasing veloc- ity to further strengthen our New Jersey portfolio, as well as assist us in identifying strategic development and investment opportunities to support our continued growth,” environment for interns to pur- sue licensure, enabling BLTa to win the 2010-2013 IDP Firm Award. Furthermore, Nicole is the president of the Alpha Rho Chi Foundation, a founding member of AIA Philadelphia Women in Architecture Committee and was recently elected Director to the Board of AIA Philadelphia. Jessica L. Moser, IIDA to As- sociate. Jessica joined the firm in July of 2005 as an Interior Designer. As Interior Designer, for Revel Resort’s administra- tive, training, employee dining In 1937, what began as a small family-owned survey- ing firm founded by John Roy McCrone, Jr. has ex- panded into a full-service company offering a complete and development opportunities on behalf of the company. PHILADELPHIA, PA — Ni- cole M. Dress, AIA, LEEDAP to Associate. Nicole joined the firm in May of 2007 as a Senior Ar- chitect, and as Project Manager for Revel Resort, a 6.3 million s/f project. Nicole’s leadership in managing the project overall, consultant coordination and key client liaison has been instru- mental in the success of the project, scheduled to premiere May 24, 2012. In addition, Ni- cole played a leadership role in the firms Intern Development Program (IDP) program, creat- ing and providing an exemplary and executive offices, Jessica’s design creativity and ability to amalgamate forty stakeholder groups has delivered the op- erational requirements and the overall vision for the resort in the back of house areas. In addition, Jessica has been re- sponsible for the interior design on several significant higher education commissions includ- ing: The Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business, School of Forest Re- sources, Borland Building and The Learning Commons at Vil- lanova Falvey Library . ■ Dress & Moser of BLT Architects promoted to Associates stated Steven J. Pozycki, CEO of SJP Properties. ”Peter ’s broad-based experience work- ing in finance, development and leasing, and his ability to effectively communicate and coordinate all aspects of a transaction, are assets that complement our focus on build- ing on our strong track record in the New York Metropolitan area market.” ■ SJP hires Bronsnick as Senior VP of leasing range of civil engineering, land planning, and land surveying services to private and public sector clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. ■ McCrone, Inc. of Maryland celebrates 75 th Anniversary ANNAPOLIS, MD — Mc- Crone, Inc. is celebrating its 75th year of business serv- ing the utilities, construc- tion, and land development industries. California. “For 50 years, Federal Re- alty’s business philosophy has been to combine great assets, strong leadership and appropri- ate strategy to generate share- holder value,” said president and CEO Donald Wood. “We continue to invest in the best assets in the best markets that assure proximity to dense, afflu- ent populations with significant barriers to new competition.”

The award will be presented at the 2012 Goodwill Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 27 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. “We appreciate all of the opportunities Goodwill has given us – not only in doing business with them but being able to contribute to their mission through the opportu- nities they have provided us to serve them,” said Emory Hill Business Development Director Bob Liberato. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with Good- will and we are honored to be chosen as the 2011 Business Partner of the Year.” ■ Goodwill of DE County awards Emory Hill

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