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                                            DIGEST
                                            A Publication of St. John Properties, Inc. • Volume 9, Issue 1




                  Day 1 Studios             Make & Take Gourmet




        American Pool Enterprises             Garrett Park Guitars



                                      These Extraordinary Businesses
                                     Call St. John Properties Their Home
                                                   (See How)
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St. John Properties, Inc.
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Baltimore, Maryland 21244
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Edward St. John
Founder & President

Robert C. Becker
Senior Vice President of
Tenant Retention

Jeffrey A. Gish
Senior Vice President of
Construction & Development

Lawrence F. Maykrantz
Senior Vice President,                        Welcome to our spring 2009 issue of Tenant Digest. In this edition, we focus on a few St.
Chief Financial Officer                       John Properties tenants who have what you might call out-of-the-ordinary businesses:
                                              •	 American Pool Enterprises: Maintains, repairs and staffs swimming pools
Stanley C. Meros                                 across America
Senior Vice President                         •	 Day 1 Studios: Designs multiplayer first-person video games
of Property Management                        •	 Garrett Park Guitars: Provides music lessons to students around the world via
                                                 the Internet
Richard Williamson                            •	 Make & Take Gourmet: Combines the ease of dining out with the wholesome
Senior Vice President                            nutrition of preparing your own meal
of Leasing
                                              •	 Rest Assured Sleep Centers: Offers sleep-disorder therapies that are alternatives
                                                 to medication
Gerard J. Wit
Senior Vice President of Marketing
                                              The variety of these tenants’ businesses reflects the variety and adaptability of the spaces
                                              that St. John Properties has to offer across our 14 million-square-foot portfolio.

___________________________________           We rise to the challenge of meeting the diverse needs of our tenants, whether it be
                                              installing climate-control equipment to prevent humidity from affecting Garrett Park
Al Cunniff
Director of Marketing
                                              Guitars’ musical instruments … or creating custom assembly station “niches” that put
Editor                                        utensils and packaging at the fingertips of Make & Take Gourmet’s customers.

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                                Features
                                12             St. John Properties Caters to Extraordinary Business Owners


                                Extras
                                22             Investing Time for Efficient Space Planning Can Save Thousands of
                                               Dollars in Annual Office Rental Costs
                                24             Create a “Stress-Free Zone” in Your Backyard
                                28             May/June Events Calendar Highlights



                                Departments
                                 3             From the President
                                 8             Welcome New Tenants
                                10             Regional Projects
                                21             Ask Tenant Services: A New Way to Contact Us
                                26             Tenant Reference Guide for Property Management

                                                                               ADvERTiSERS’ inDEx
Absolute Fire Protection, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7            Columbia National Real                                                Matis Warfield Consulting Engineers . . . . . . .33
Absolute Signs & Neon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33               Estate Finance, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34         Mid-Atlantic Masonry, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
A.G. Parrott Co.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7      Commercial & Industrial Door, LLC . . . . . . .34                     M.O.I. Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Allen Hall & Sons, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9          Commercial Settlement Services, LLC . . . . . . . .6                  Morabito Consultants, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Anco, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30   Consolidated Construction Services, Inc. . . . .34                    M&T Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Baltimore Door & Frame Co., Inc. . . . . . . . . .20                    Curtis Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29   M.T. Laney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Bay Engineering Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32          Custom Care Carpet & Floors . . . . . . . . . . . . .6                My Cleaning Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Belair Road Supply Co., Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34              Cynkar/Santini Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30       NorthMarq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Brasher Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20      Digital Protection Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9        Puhl Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Breezin’ Thru Charters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31           Ecological Restoration & Management . . . . .30                       Reisterstown-Belmont Glass Co., Inc. . . . . . . .34
Brickman Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32          Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9           Rosedale Roofing Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Cabinet and Counter Designs, Inc. . . . . . . . . .20                   Hofmann Associates, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33            Smith Mechanical. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
CBG South, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32       Holabird Metal Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34           Superior Steel Erectors, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Cinder & Concrete Block Corp. . . . . . . . . . . .32                   JDL Electric Company, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25             Wagners Drywall, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
City-Wide Safe & Lock Co. Inc. . . . . . . . . . . .34                  K.W. Miller, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34     Watts Window Cleaning, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
C.J. Maintenance, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20          L&L Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33    Winkler Works Specialty Contractor, Inc. . . .31




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                                                                                          Welcome
                                                                                          New Tenants
A3 Technologies LLC                         Aberdeen Technology Park      Health Care Intranet Technologies, Inc.                    Business Center
                                                                                                                                     at Owings Mills
Absolute Neon Inc.                         Glen Burnie Business Center
                                                                          Home Rescue, LLC                               Crestridge Corporate Center
Advanced Manufactured Products Inc.        Glen Burnie Business Center
                                                                          Homesource Inc.                               Md. Science and Technology
All Things County Inc.                           BWI Commerce Park                                                                Center @ Melford
Apple Tree Group Inc.                          Yorkridge Center South     Industrial D                                            Lansdowne Center
Atlantic BioMedical Inc.                       Cromwell Business Park     Issouf Soro                                         Dolfield Business Park
Atlas Sales & Rentals                      Md. Science and Technology     It Makes Cents Inc.                                      Lake Shore Plaza
                                                     Center @ Melford
                                                                          Kinetix, Inc.                                    Maryland Executive Park
Autopart International Inc.                Glen Burnie Business Center
                                                                          L-3 Services Inc.                                       Arundel Overlook
Autopart International LLC                     Yorkridge Center South
                                                                          Moss, Inc.                                           BWI Commerce Park
B & R Construction Services, LLC               Yorkridge Center North
                                                                          MYD Mid-Atlantic Inc.                                BWI Commerce Park
BioStorage, LLC                              Baltimore Crossroads@95
                                                                          Neschen Corporation                             Troy Hill Corporate Center
Bob Jackson Landscapes, Inc.          Business Center at Owings Mills
                                                                          Nu Look Home Design Inc.                          Cromwell Business Park
Brand Services LLC                         Md. Science and Technology
                                                     Center @ Melford     Patriot Title, LLC                        Business Center at Owings Mills
Bridget Bohacz and Associates Inc.                  Quarterfield Center   Precision Time Systems                              Caton Research Center
Cambridge Integrated Services Group Inc.             Cromwell Center      Premier Transportation Inc.                   Glen Burnie Business Center
Chesapeake Acceleration LLC                Md. Science and Technology     Prism Integrated Sanitation Management               BWI Commerce Park
                                                     Center @ Melford
                                                                          Residential Home Loan Centers, LLC        Business Center at Owings Mills
Crossroads Center                              Windsor Corporate Park
                                                                          S&C Bakery, Inc.                              Reisterstown Business Center
Crown Trophy                          Business Center at Owings Mills
                                                                          S&W Services                                     International Trade Center
D. Lynn Transportation LLC                      Caton Research Center
                                                                          Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of MD           Cromwell Business Park
D.H. Pace Company Inc.                          Caton Research Center
                                                                          Skyline Network Engineering                      International Trade Center
Digital Protection Systems                     Cromwell Business Park
                                                                          Steven C. Wooden Jr.                                   Quarterfield Center
Doctors Express Franchising, LLC              Maryland Executive Park
                                                                          Tencarva Machinery Company                       International Trade Center
DSI Systems, Inc.                     Business Center at Owings Mills
                                                                          Trailblazers International Christian Center       Windsor Corporate Park
Equity Recovery Services, LLC                 Maryland Executive Park
                                                                          Traypml                                           Cromwell Business Park
Eric D. McDonald                                Caton Research Center
                                                                          Universal Security Instruments, Inc.      Business Center at Owings Mills
eventEQ LLC                                           Columbia Center
                                                                          UTC Overseas, Inc.                                Cromwell Business Park
Global Ocean and Air Cargo Services             Caton Research Center
                                                                          Welch Mechanical Design LLC                     Riverside Corporate Center
Greek Yearbook, LLC                   Business Center at Owings Mills
                                                                          Your Way Freight and Delivery Service            International Trade Center


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                           Day 1 Studios                                                   Make & Take Gourmet




                     American Pool Enterprises                                               Garrett Park Guitars




      St. John Properties Caters to
     Extraordinary Business Owners                            by Al Cunniff

Much of the space in St. John Properties’ 14 million-square-foot       Day 1 Studios works on the cutting edge of emerging inter-
portfolio was designed to be flexible enough to meet a wide            active entertainment and technology, developing multiplayer
range of tenants’ needs. As proof of that, we invite you to check      first-person video games.
out the following business profiles.
                                                                       Garrett Park Guitars is a small business with a global
Whether they design cutting-edge video games, assist people with       reach, as its staff members provide music lessons to students
sleeping disorders or offer musical instruction over the Internet to   around the world, via the Internet.
students around the world, St. John Properties tenants know they
can count on us to take care of all their space needs. That leaves     Make & Take Gourmet provides a friendly, professional
them free to focus on growing their business.                          kitchen environment with tools, ingredients and guidance to
                                                                       help you prepare a delicious, nutritious gourmet meal in far less
In this issue, we’re profiling a few of our tenants with inter-        time than it would take you at home.
esting and out-of-the-ordinary businesses.
                                                                       Rest Assured Sleep Center offers sleep-disorder diagnostics
American Pool Enterprises maintains, repairs and staffs                and therapies that are effective alternatives to medication.
swimming pools across America. Its staff members train and
provide lifeguards and handle pool openings and closings, as           Tenant Profiles by Amanda May
well as all the maintenance requirements in between.


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                       Make & Take Gourmet
                            Magothy Beach Plaza • Pasadena, Maryland

Most people have heard about the excessive calories, fat, sugar,       only need about four and a half to five,” Terri Morgan, owner of
salt and other unhealthy ingredients that are in many restaurant       the Pasadena franchise, said, explaining that we should be eating
and fast-food meals. But for many of us, having time to plan           much less than we do. “Everything here is Weight Watchers-
menus, shop for groceries, prepare meals and clean up afterward        portioned,” she added.
is just not an option. Life can be so hectic, and for most people, a
personal chef or maid is out of the question. For those of us who      One of the most appealing aspects of Make & Take Gourmet is
can’t afford such a luxury and want to avoid the extra fat and salt    its customized menu. “If you like yours heavy on garlic, add more;
that come from restaurant dining, Make & Take Gourmet, a new           if you like it light on onion, leave it out,” Morgan suggested. Even
kind of dining experience, is available — and it’s affordable.         picky eaters are easy to please with this kind of format.

Make & Take Gourmet combines the ease of eating out with the           “It’s the easiest, most stress-free, time-free, economically sound
wholesome nutrition of picking out your own ingredients and            way to prepare healthy meals for your family,” Morgan said,
fixing them yourself. Tomatoes are diced, potatoes are peeled,         citing yummy entrées such as Santa Fe casserole and walnut-
and onions are chopped — the culinary staff does the hard              crusted tilapia as recent specials. “It’s a beautiful environment
work for you before you arrive, so all you have to do is decide        — very relaxing. Lots of couples come in to make dinner together
which ingredients you prefer. When you finish putting your             and bring a bottle of wine.”
meal together, you take it home and cook it according to the
instructions on the label. Children are encouraged to participate,     The atmosphere is about to become even more enjoyable. Make
making it a family event. And here’s the best part: the staff does     & Take Gourmet’s Pasadena location (a 3,000-square-foot
all the cleaning up.                                                   facility) is going to open a coffeehouse with the extra space
                                                                       supplied by St. John Properties. The new hangout, to be called
It’s like having a private chef, housekeeper and dietitian all in      “The Gathering Grounds,” will be Pasadena’s first coffeehouse.
one. Make & Take Gourmet staff members prepare all of the              According to Morgan, it has already generated much excitement
ingredients, clean up the mess and also advise participants in         throughout the area. “St. John Properties helped us to move
healthy-size servings. “If you buy a chicken breast at the super-      beyond our initial concept.”
market, it’s usually about nine or 10 ounces, when you really

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 American Pool Enterprises, inc.
        Business center at owings Mills • Owings Mills, Maryland




     One way to define “excellence” is that it’s doing more than what is expected. Since American
     Pool Enterprises, Inc.’s founding in 1984, it has been strongly committed to excellence. This
     policy has not hurt its business — the company continues to expand across the United States
     and Canada, even in recent challenging times.

     Judging by the company’s name, few might correctly           but also those who work for us,” said Rick Naden, the
     guess what American Pool Enterprises does. Many              company’s COO and CFO.
     might assume the company sells pools or pool tables.
     Instead, it provides full maintenance and repair services    The company stands out from competition by striving to
     to staffed and non-staffed swimming pools and is now         improve the services it offers and extending these services
     the largest swimming pool management company in the          to a wide geographical area. “We can handle property
     United States. Specialty Pool & Fountain, a subsidiary of    needs in various states. The geography we cover makes
     American Pool Enterprises, provided the plumbing and         us unique,” Naden said, referring to his company’s
     filtration systems for the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial.           locations throughout Florida, Maryland, New York,
                                                                  New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina,
     How does American Pool Enterprises’ management view          Virginia, Georgia, Arizona, California, Texas and, most
     excellence? “We treat people right — not just our clients,   recently, Toronto.



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           American Pool Enterprises is not the only company
           dedicated to being the best it can be. Its landlord, St.
           John Properties, also believes in going above and beyond
           expectations. “They did an excellent job preparing the
           space and making sure things are functioning well for
           us,” Naden said. And that’s what excellence is about —
           expending all your energy to do the best you can, not just
           doing enough to get by.

           “A couple of weeks ago, [St. John Properties] dropped
           off a welcome mat with our name on it. That was really
           thoughtful.” Naden cited other attentive actions by St. John
           Properties as well, including its speedy snow removal during
           the winter season and its regular care of the grass. When
           American Pool Enterprises needed to renovate its building to
           suit its business needs, St. John Properties installed a storm   Whether you’re a pool management COO, a salesperson
           door to keep the drafts out during the construction work.        or a landlord, excellence and integrity should be your
           “They’ve done what they said they would do … they’ve             goal. As Naden said, “We want to look in the mirror at
           gone the extra mile to make sure we’re satisfied.”               the end of the day and say, ‘We did things right.’”



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                                   Day 1 Studios
                             lOvetOn Business Park • sParks, Maryland


Video games aren’t just for children anymore.                       tanks and more, continually extending the entertainment. “We
                                                                    combine a lot of cutting-edge technology you wouldn’t see in other
March into the battlefield in MechAssault, controlling a 40-foot-   games,” McDonald said. “We’ve concentrated on making quality
tall walking tank (similar to the armored suit in the movie Iron    games that allow multiple players to come together and play.”
Man), and you can experience virtual widescale destruction.
Engage in hand-to-hand combat in F.E.A.R., a supernatural           Players often look for games that are easy to access and are inter-
first-person-shooter game. Save the world from devastation          active. But availability and responsiveness are not just features in
using futuristic, high-tech weapons in Fracture — a strategic,      a video game. Each is critical for the success of Day 1 Studios.
groundbreaking game available for both the PlayStation 3 and        The company chose St. John Properties as its landlord for these
the Xbox 360.                                                       same reasons. Day 1 Studios needed regular office accessibility
                                                                    and a quick response time on the part of its landlord.
Day 1 Studios, founded by Denny Thorley, has designed
such innovative video games since 2001. The company has             “There was a wide variety of office space available,” McDonald
two locations — one in Chicago, Illinois, and one in Sparks,        explained. “Our requirements were specific — we needed a
Maryland. “We specialize in multiplayer first-person games,”        building with 24-hour access for employees to enter and exit the
said Mike McDonald, studio director and director of engineering     building, and [St. John Properties] worked with us to find what
at Day 1 Studios. “We’re one of the few companies in the area       we needed. They’re very responsive. If we have any issues or
that works on those types of games. Other companies tend to         problems, they are able to address them pretty quickly for us.
focus on real-time strategy games.”
                                                                    “We enjoy being a tenant of St. John Properties. They provide
MechAssault was the first major game released for Xbox Live,        a level of service that is important to us. We appreciate that the
gaining attention across the world for its constant action, its     building is hands-off and the problems are taken care of for
spectacular special effects and its amazing graphics. Xbox Live     us. It’s nice to be able to just pick up the phone and just call
offers players the chance to download additional levels, walking    whenever we need anything.”

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                    Garrett Park guitars
                   annaPolis technology Park • annaPOlis, Maryland

                                         Many people can           The office location has also played a part
                                         remember         their    in the business’s success. “We used to be in
                                         parents       driving     downtown Annapolis. That location hindered
                                         them      for     their   customers from getting to us,” Hogue said,
                                         weekly music lesson,      explaining that the “visual appeal” of the
                                         whether it was            present site has drawn in customers, not to
                                         piano, guitar or          mention the size of the building. “The space
                                         flute. It was difficult   is absolutely dynamite,” he said.
                                         getting ready, finding
                                         the sheet music and       As GPG’s landlord, St. John Properties goes
                                         rushing out the           the extra mile to protect the company’s
                                         door to get there         instruments. Hogue stated, “We have
                                         on time. And with         very specific needs for specific instru-
                                         years of lessons, the     ments, and they put in a very expensive
                                         mileage and gasoline      humidifier just for us.”
                                         required really adds
                                         up. Garrett Park          Hogue summed it up best: “St.
      Guitars (GPG), located in Annapolis, Maryland, offers        John Properties is a very profes-
      an alternative to commuting to weekly music lessons —        sional company. They strive
      enjoying them from the comfort of your own home.             for excellence, from Ed St.
                                                                   John on down. They work
      How does it work? “All of the new Macs have cameras          with us in making our school
      in the computers. We realized we could reach a broader       a success.”
      audience with lessons this way … and, in this economy,
      it makes sense,” said Rick Hogue, owner of GPG. The
      webcams inside the computers allow instructors to
      teach over the Internet. The company also sells instru-
      ments, provides repairs and gives lessons for guitar,
      piano, bass, drums and voice — not just in the United
      States but also to clients around the globe. One of
      GPG’s instructors has risen at 4 a.m. to give lessons to
      soldiers in Korea.

      “We sell everything from beginner to the most expensive
      guitars you can buy,” Hogue said. “We have Paul Reed
      Smith, Taylor, Eastman and other makes, and we make
      our own handmade guitars called Old Dogs with New
      Tricks. High-end is our specialty.” GPG has had
      many notable guitar clients — such as Stevie Ray
      Vaughn and Bob Dylan, just to name a few.

      When asked why the company has been such
      a success, Hogue replied, “Tenacity. Going to
      work every day. Continuing to push the envelope.
      We’re in the shadow of a bunch of giants who
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   Rest Assured Sleep Centers
        annaPolis technology Park • annaPOlis, Maryland
                                                 You can’t fix something if you don’t know it is
                                                 broken. A health condition can’t be corrected or
                                                 kept under control without a medical diagnosis.
                                                 According to the National Institute of Neurological
                                                 Disorders and Stroke, an estimated 40 million
                                                 Americans are plagued by a chronic sleep disorder
                                                 every year, not including the countless sufferers who
                                                 are undiagnosed. The most common sleep disorders
                                                 are insomnia, sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome
                                                 (RLS). While many people mask their symptoms
                                                 with sleep aids or anti-depressants, these medica-
                                                 tions can often be avoided by a correct diagnosis
                                                 and proper treatment.
Jume Akinnagbe founded Rest Assured Sleep Centers
five years ago, and today, her firm has grown to include
three physicians. The center helps patients overcome their
difficulties with sleep without the use of unnecessary
medication. “We are a progressive company in regard to
the way we treat patients,” Akinnagbe said. “We don’t first
address the problem with medication — we try therapy
first, because you can become dependent on many of the
sleep-disorder drugs.”

“We had a patient who suffered from insomnia and was dependent
on medication to go to sleep,” Akinnagbe recalled. “We put
treatment plans in place, and now, she no longer depends on the
medication. We found the root cause of her problem.”

Rest Assured Sleep Centers, the only sleep center in Arundel
County, is a comprehensive sleep diagnostic facility, specializing in
the treatment of sleep apnea. “There’s a common misconception
with sleep apnea that you have to be overweight. But, really, if you
stop breathing during the night, snore or are chronically tired, sleep
apnea could be the problem,” Akinnagbe pointed out.

Akinnagbe said that she can count on St. John Properties to
resolve any issues the sleep center encounters. “Whenever we
have a problem or something needs to be fixed, within 24
hours, they show up to fix it. That is vital to our success as
a business owner,” she explained. “It’s very important that              normally afford an appointment. “We participate in the
they can quickly fix problems with heating, air conditioning             program REACH and donate $150,000 worth of services
and snow removal. We wouldn’t be able to see our patients                every year to low-income families. We treat them like
if they don’t have access to our facility because of the snow.”          any other patients. Our goal is to reduce the amount of
For many patients, easy access to the center is imperative.              individuals going to the emergency room because they can’t
                                                                         afford health insurance,” Akinnagbe said. “Why not address
Not only does the sleep center provide top-quality services              the problem before it gets worse?”
to its paying patients, it also helps those who could not

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         Baltimore
         Door & Frame Co., Inc.
             Doors • Frames • Hardware
              HOLLOW METAL DOORS & FRAMES
                         Pioneer Industries • Mesker

                            WOOD DOORS
     Marshfield Door Systems • Mohawk Flush Doors • Anything Wood Doors

                                 HINGES
                         Hager Hinges • PBB Hinges

                                 LOCKS
         Schlage Lock • Yale Security • Corbin/Russwin • Arrow • PDQ

                            EXIT DEVICES
         Von Duprin • Arrow • Monarch Hardware • Precision Hardware

                           DOOR CLOSERS
                     LCN • Dorma Door Control • Norton

                  FLAT GOODS & DOOR STOPS
                     Rockwood Manufacturers • H.B. Ives



                     (410) 737-2000
                     (800) 683-6677 • www.baltdoor.com
              2201 Halethrope Farms Road • Baltimore, MD 21227
                             FAX (410) 737-8466




                                                                                            CCD
                                                                          www.sjpi.com


                                                                                                   W.R. Koogle


                                                                                         Cabinet and Counter
                                                                                            Designs, Inc.

                                                                                             Commercial Casework
                                                                                            In business for over 20 years

                                                                                         Cabinets • Counters • Laminate
                                                                                          Wood • Melamine Shelving


                                                                                                410-566-4119
                                                                                                2900 Stafford Street
                                                                                               Baltimore, MD 21223




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                                                                          ASK TenAnT SerVICeS


        A new Way to Contact Us
        St. John Properties is pleased to announce a new, more convenient way for you to commu-
        nicate with us during normal business hours regarding your service needs.

       You may now e-mail your service request relating   In your e-mail, please remember to provide:
       to HVAC units, lights, plumbing, electric, water     • Contact name
       or other matters to: ServiceRequest@sjpi.com         • Business space address
                                                            • Description of problem
       One of our maintenance coordinators will respond     • Phone number
       as soon as possible to your request.                 • Hours you’re available




                                                            sjpi.com
                                                      quest@
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                          iMPORTAnT: For emergencies during non-business hours,
                          please continue to use our emergency hotline: 410.375.9665.




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          Investing Time for Efficient Space
          Planning Can Save Thousands of
          Dollars in Annual Office Rental Costs
                               by Jerry Wit, Senior Vice President – Marketing, St. John Properties, Inc.


Companies seeking new office or flex/office space typically          A quick review of the math brings this into clearer focus.
invest a great deal of time and money visiting potential sites,      ABC Technology Company wishes to lease 10,000 square
comparing the price per square foot of competing buildings           feet of space at One Main Street at a cost of $25 per square
and analyzing tenant build-out and moving expenditures. But          foot. The amount invested annually in this lease represents
many do not devote equal care and effort to designing the            $250,000. However, creative space planning reduces the
most cost-efficient space plan, which could save thousands of        size of the conference rooms, eliminates awkward corridors
dollars annually in rental costs.                                    and downsizes the break room, so only 8,000 square feet is


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now needed by ABC. The cost of the annual lease shrinks to          space needed by the tenant. This includes the placement of
$200,000 per year, and, during the course of a five-year lease,     water heaters in the ceiling of bathrooms, rather than taking
$250,000 is saved.                                                  up valuable and costly floor space. Heating, ventilating and
                                                                    air-conditioning units that are placed on the rooftops of
Small Ways to Save Big                                              buildings also prevent tenants from paying for wasted space.
How can your company accomplish what ABC did? For
starters, start the office search and space planning process
early. Depending on the size and complexity of the tenant
                                                                          Office space planning is often
build-out that is needed, budget approximately 10 weeks for             compared to solving a complicated
the construction phase and another eight weeks to design                  jigsaw puzzle. Pieces all need
and settle upon the right space plan. To take your time and
do it right, a company should begin touring potential office
                                                                          to fit together to complete the
locations five to six months in advance of the move-in date.                       finished picture.
When initially meeting with the space planner, take the time        A savvy space planner can also design a build-out with an
to explain how your business operates and how workers “flow         emphasis on the sharing of common walls, which translates to
through” the office. In an ideal situation, the planner should      lower construction costs. Or, walls can be used sparingly in
perform a walkthrough of your existing space to better under-       the plan, to be replaced by office cubicles.
stand the dynamics. Several basic premises can be applied to
start cutting down on space to save money.                          Paint That Transforms Walls
                                                                    into Markerboards and More
Does the company have multiple salespeople who are required         The use of certain innovative products can also contribute to
to be making outside sales calls? If so, provide them with          cost savings. Wall coverings and paints now exist that allow
spaces near the front entrance so they will be reminded to be       the wall surface to be utilized as a markerboard or a projection
out on the streets and knocking on doors. What is the average       screen. Tenants can say goodbye to electric projection screens,
number of people who will be using the conference room?             the blocking that holds these screens and the purchase and
Don’t make this common space any larger than it absolutely          installation of markerboards.
needs to be.
                                                                    Gently used or refurbished office furniture and systems
Can most of the office dimensions be approximately the same         can save thousands of out-of-pocket dollars and should be
size (with some obvious exceptions)? Not only will this reduce      considered in any design. This decision is also good to the
the amount of space that is needed, but consistent office sizes     environment. Faux finishes that give the appearance of granite
also will produce a “cleaner and more symmetrical” design           countertops and vinyl flooring that appears to be ceramic,
that eliminates “jutting” offices and wastes little core space.     stone or hardwood are other cost-saving options.

Is that extra bathroom really needed? Can the kitchen and           The use of continuous ceiling grids throughout the space
break room be slightly smaller? A few square feet of space          — rather than the use of separate ceilings that are centered
saved here and there adds up at the end.                            within each room — can save significant money to the tenant,
                                                                    because this process is less labor-intensive. Should expansion
Time always translates into money, so ask competing devel-          be needed down the road, additional cost savings would be
opers how long it will take to create the initial space plan. The   realized due to the lack of renovation work required.
savvy, experienced and on-staff space planning professional can
present a design in as little as two working days. Companies        Office space planning is often compared to solving a compli-
with in-house services also know their buildings intimately         cated jigsaw puzzle. Pieces are scattered everywhere, and they
inside and out and have an advantage over “outside” interior        all need to fit together to complete the finished picture. When
design firms in finding ways to reduce space.                       looking for new office space, be sure to pay special attention
                                                                    to the expertise and creativity of the space planning profes-
What is the bottom line for determining the bottom line?            sional, whether they are maintained on-staff or hired as an
Place as much emphasis on the space planning process — and          outside vendor.
ways to create the most cost-efficient office design — as you
do on the square-foot price of the office lease. By making a        Investing a little extra time upfront, including asking the
cost comparison with your eyes open, it may make economic           right questions, can pay significant dividends in your annual
sense to sign a lease at a higher rental rate, while saving many    rental expenditures.
thousands of dollars over the course of the lease.
                                                                    Jerry Wit is senior vice president – marketing for St. John Properties,
Water Heaters in the Ceilings and Other ideas                       Inc., a Baltimore-based commercial real estate development firm that
Some creative developers value-engineer their office buildings      owns and manages more than 14 million square feet of space in five
in ways that are designed to reduce the amount of office            states. Visit www.sjpi.com for more information.


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                    Create a
               “Stress-Free Zone”
               in Your Backyard
                 A hammock is a comfortable place to kick back and
                    put your feet up right in your own backyard.
     Stress. It’s all around us, from the workplace to the   The trend is set to continue into the backyard, where
     front lawn and everywhere in between. Homeowners        one way you can decrease your stress level is by
     today truly strive to make their homes into a combi-    creating a “Stress-Free Zone” (SFZ). No matter what
     nation castle and spa to relax and unwind after a       your space limitations are, an SFZ can create the
     busy day.                                               sensation of island breezes gently rocking you while
                                                             your stress seems to just melt away.




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Ready to begin? The most important thing you’ll need is
a hammock. It’s a comfortable place to kick back and put
up your feet, right in your backyard. There are some basic
points to consider before buying one: construction quality,
general styling and accessories and care.

Find the Perfect Hammock for Your Zone
Construction is the most important factor because there
are safety issues involved. But don’t stress if you’re not a
hammock expert.

“Pay attention to the weight and amount of rope in the bed,”
says Laurie Rudd, creative director for Hatteras Hammocks.
“The more rope there is, the stronger and the more comfortable
the hammock will be.” Heavy-duty steel-end hardware also
should come with your hammock for hanging safely. Make sure
the structure where you will hang it can hold the weight you
plan to place inside. Most hammocks are made for two-person
lounging with a weight capacity in excess of 400 pounds.

Accessorize Your Way to Relaxation
When it comes to relaxation, accessories are key. With the abil-
ity to be placed on any flat surface, a hammock stand opens
up all kinds of opportunities for your zone to move anywhere
that feels right. The most popular and safest stands available
are made of steel and easily assemble without the need for any
tools. Most hammock stands can hold 450 to 600 pounds.

Another popular accessory is the hammock pillow. Weather-
resistant fabrics are used to craft large, beautiful hammock
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After a day at the office or a day in the yard, you deserve the    To advertise in Tenant Digest,
comfort and beauty of your own surroundings. Complete
your SFZ with soft music, aromatherapy and a frosty glass of             contact Jerry Stains
lemonade. Then sit back and feel your cares slipping away on               at 502.423.7272
the warm breeze with each soothing sway.                           or jstains@ipipublishing.com.
For more information, including how to find a Hatteras Hammocks
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St. John Properties Tenant Reference
Guide for Property Management
With the primary goal of keeping our tenants happy, St. John Properties strives to provide superior service. This reference
guide is designed for tenants as a quick index of names and phone numbers to call. Any questions you have regarding your
tenancy with St. John Properties may be directed to the property manager assigned to your location. If you have specific
lease administration or maintenance questions (as explained below), please contact the lease administrator for your property
or one of the maintenance coordinators directly.

Property Management Questions                                              Columbia Center
Stan Meros, Senior Vice President of                                       Glen Burnie Business Center
Property Management                                                        Knecht Avenue
410.369.1220                                                               Lansdowne Center
                                                                           Rutherford
Crystal Halstead, Executive Assistant                                      Patapsco Business Center
410.369.1225                                                               Shannon Business Center
                                                                           Stafford Business Center
Contact: Kevin Kimmel, Vice President                                      Whittington Business Center
of Property Management                                                     Windsor Corporate Park
410.369.1298
Properties:                                                       Contact: Vicki Keating, Assistant Property Manager
          8501 LaSalle Road                                       410.369.1227
          Aberdeen Technology Park @ The HEAT Center              Properties:
          Annapolis Corporate Center                                        Arundel Overlook
          Annapolis Technology Park                                         Beltway West Corporate Center
          Baltimore Crossroads @95                                          BWI Commerce Park
          Bestgate                                                          International Trade Center/ITC
          Cromwell Center                                                   Lake Shore Plaza
          I-97 Business Park/Najoles                                        Troy Hill Corporate Center
          Maryland Executive Park/8501 LaSalle Road                         Windsor Office Park
          North Point
          Quarterfield Center                                     Lease Administration Questions
          Riverside Corporate Center                              Lease administrators are available to assist you with rent
                                                                  collection, rent increases and common area maintenance fees as
Contact: Laura Bennett, Property Manager                          well as other financial aspects of your lease agreement.
410.369.1242
Properties:                                                       Contact: Cindy Wills, Lease Administrator
          11155 Dolfield Boulevard/Hanover Gardens                410.369.1243
          Business Center at Owings Mills                         Properties:
          Crestridge Corporate Center                                       Baltimore Crossroads @95
          Dolfield Business Park/Kentmar                                    Business Center at Owings Mills
          Gwynns Mill Court                                                 Crestridge Corporate Center
          Lisbon Center                                                     Cromwell Center
          Loveton Business Park                                             Gwynns Mill Court
          Reisterstown Business Center                                      Lisbon Center
          Timonium Business Center                                          Loveton Center
          Yorkridge Center North                                            Maryland Executive Park/8501 LaSalle Road
          Yorkridge Center South/York Ridgely                               North Point
                                                                            Reisterstown Business Center
Contact: Ed Okonski, Senior Property Manager                                Yorkridge Center North
410.369.1212
Properties:                                                       Contact: Holly Haseltine, Director of Lease Administration
          BWI Technology Park                                     410.369.1254
          Cromwell Business Park                                  Properties:
          Hamburg Street                                                    Bestgate
          Laurel Business Park                                              Hamburg Street
          Maryland Science and Technology                                   Maryland Science & Technology Center @ Melford
            Center @ Melford                                                Patapsco Business Center
          Plastic Place                                                     Plastic Place
                                                                            Rutherford
Contact: Eddie Okonski, Property Manager                                    Shannon Business Center
410.369.1250                                                                Stafford Business Center
Properties:                                                                 Whittington Business Center
          Benson Avenue
          Caton Research Center
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Contact: Kim Todd, Lease Administrator                            Stephanie Farnan, Maintenance Coordinator
410.369.1258                                                      410.788.0400
Properties:
          11155 Dolfield Boulevard/Hanover Gardens                Interior Construction Questions
          Aberdeen Technology Park @ The HEAT Center              After the design team has finished designing your space, the
          Beltway West Corporate Center                           interior construction department assumes responsibility for
          Columbia Center                                         building it out — including permitting, construction, punch list
          Dolfield Business Park/Kentmar                          items and warranties. Our team is also available to assist you
          I-97 Business Park/Najoles                              with any future changes to your space that may be needed.
          International Trace Center/ITC
          Lake Shore Plaza                                        Debbie Ingle, Interior Construction Advisor
          Lansdowne Center                                        410.369.1216
          Laurel Business Center
          Riverside Corporate Center                              Renee Lahue, Interior Construction
          Troy Hill Corporate Center                              410.369.1265
          Windsor Office Park
          Yorkridge Center South/York Ridgely                     Stephanie Myers, Interior Construction
                                                                  410.369.1226
Contact: Sarah Lingle, Lease Administrator
410.369.1233                                                      Leasing Questions
Properties:                                                       Our internal leasing agents can provide you with information
          Arundel Overlook                                        related to lease renewals, expansion of existing space and
          Benson Avenue                                           relocation opportunities at other St. John properties.
          BWI Commerce Park
          BWI Technology Park                                     Richard Williamson, Senior Vice President, Leasing
          Caton Research Center                                   410.369.1222
          Knecht Avenue
          Timonium Business Center                                Bob Becker, Senior Vice President, Tenant Retention
                                                                  410.369.1210
Contact: Jenny Starcher, Lease Administrator
410.369.1230                                                      Anne Davies, Vice President
Properties:                                                       410.369.1207
          Annapolis Corporate Center
          Annapolis Technology Park                               Bill Holzman, Director, Retail Leasing
          Cromwell Business Park                                  410.369.1240
          Glen Burnie Business Center
          Quarterfield Center                                     Matt Lenihan, Leasing Agent
          Windsor Corporate Park                                  410.369.1202

Maintenance Questions                                             Kellay St. John, Leasing Agent
Also within the property management department is a full          410.369.1223
complement of maintenance technicians. Our maintenance
staff handles all maintenance issues, and they respond quickly    Jerry Wit, Senior Vice President (retail leases)
to tenant requests for service to HVAC units, lights, plumbing,   410.369.1221
electric, water, etc.

Jessica Burke, Maintenance Coordinator
410.788.0400


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                          May/June
                  Events Calendar Highlights
Here are some of the many events that will be held in Baltimore this spring. For additional information and happenings,
please go to the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association Web site at www.baltimore.org.

May 1                                                                  theatrical production, which showcases music by Andrew Lloyd
First Fridays at the Walters                                           Webber, Stephen Sondheim and Rodgers and Hammerstein.
5-8 p.m.                                                               1212 Cathedral Street
First Fridays are stylish gatherings with live entertainment, music    Admission Varies
and a cash bar featuring a signature cocktail. The place to see and    410.783.8000
be seen before you head home from work or head out for a night         www.bsomusic.org
on the town, First Fridays will delight the senses and entertain the
soul. May 1 will feature An Asian Spring.                              May 12
600 North Charles Street                                               MECU’s Pee Wee Preakness
Free                                                                   11:30 a.m.
410.547.9000                                                           Junior jockeys have a “Preakness” of their own with a lively
www.thewalters.org                                                     race! Youngsters race to the finish line on bouncy hippity-hops
                                                                       at MECU’s Pee Wee Preakness in Federal Hill Park. Children
May 7-10                                                               charge out of the starting gate for the big race at noon. Most of
2009 Maryland Film Festival                                            the participants are from the area daycare centers, schools and
All day                                                                recreation centers, but walk-in entries are welcome.
Maryland Film Festival brings together approximately 50 feature        Warren Street near Battery Avenue
films and 100 shorts from all over the world — narratives and          Free
documentaries, experimental and animated, independent and              877.BALTIMORE
big-budget, crowd-pleasing comedies and hard-hitting art-house         www.promotionandarts.com
fare. For every domestic feature film, a filmmaker will be present
to host his or her film and answer questions afterward.                May 15
1711 North Charles Street                                              Preakness Parade of Lights
Admission Varies                                                       8:30 p.m.
410.752.8083                                                           Illuminated floats, bands, giant balloons, equestrian units and
www.md-filmfest.com                                                    special guests parade through the streets of Baltimore for the 2009
                                                                       Preakness Parade of Lights. This spectacular event is a part of
May 8                                                                  Preakness Celebration 2009.
BSO SuperPops: Leading Men of Broadway                                 Pratt Street, from Howard Street to Market Place
8-10 p.m.                                                              Free
Led by Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the BSO SuperPops         877.BALTIMORE
pay tribute to some of Broadway’s greatest leading men in this         www.promotionandarts.com


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May 16                                                                1212 Cathedral Street
134th Running of the Preakness Stakes                                 Admission Varies
All day (post time 6:05 p.m.)                                         410.783.8000
The middle jewel of horse racing’s epic Triple Crown, the 134th       www.bsomusic.org
running of the Preakness Stakes will take place at historic Pimlico
Race Course. This year’s InfieldFEST will feature live music from     June 5
ZZ Top and Buckcherry.                                                First Fridays at the Walters
5201 Park Heights Avenue                                              5-8 p.m.
Admission Varies                                                      First Fridays are stylish gatherings with live entertainment, music
410.542.9400, ext. 300                                                and a cash bar featuring a signature cocktail. The place to see and
www.preakness.com                                                     be seen before you head home from work or head out for a night
                                                                      on the town, First Fridays will delight the senses and entertain the
May 20                                                                soul. June 5 will feature Juneteenth Celebration.
Toddler Time                                                          600 North Charles Street
10:30 a.m.                                                            Free
Visit the B&O Railroad Museum and enjoy story time as you             410.547.9000
listen to classic railroad children’s books. Kiddie train rides are   www.thewalters.org
included in the price of admission. Recommended for children
between the ages of 2 and 5.                                          June 7
901 West Pratt Street                                                 Concert on the Green – The Jolley Twins Trio
Admission Varies                                                      3:30-5:30 p.m.
410.752.2490                                                          You’ll feel the temperature rise when the Jolley Twins perform for
www.borail.org                                                        you. These young brothers hail from Washington, D.C. — the city
                                                                      that produced Duke Ellington — but Baltimore is so glad they’ve
May 23                                                                come north! Enjoy the weather, the music and the silent auction
Casual Series: All Mozart                                             that benefits the Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.                                                        4200 St. Paul Street
This all-Mozart program opens with the dramatic overture to the       Free
opera Don Giovanni. BSO Principal Horn Philip Munds performs          443.759.3309
the virtuosic Horn Concerto No. 2. The program closes with the        www.communityconcertsatsecond.org
elegant Linz Symphony, one of Mozart’s own favorites.




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                                                   Proud to be a part of the design team
                                                  for St. John Properties for over 20 years




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                                                                   Commercial                   Post Construction Clean-Up
                                                                   Industrial                   Carpet Extraction
                                                                   Institutional                Tile Strip and Finish
                                                                   Retail                       Event Set-Up and Clean-Up
                                                                   Governmental                 Flood Clean-Up
                                                                   Churches                     Day Porter Service
                                                                   Schools                      Lavatory Cleaning
                                                                   Contract Cleaning            Sanitizing & Disinfecting
                                                                   Mall Cleaning                Wall Cleaning
                                                                   Porter Service               Loading Dock Cleaning
                                                                   Maid Service                 Acoustical Tile Cleaning
                                                                   Hotels                       Venetian Blind Cleaning
                                                                   Light Industrial             Apartment/Corporate Cleaning
                                                                   Medical                      Weekly Service
                                                                   Sanitizing/Disinfecting      Conference Cleaning
                                                                   Odor Control
                                                                   College/Universities         MBE/WBE
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                                   5400 Enterprise Street • Eldersburg, MD 21784          Southern Maryland Regions”
         Severn, MD 21144
                                   410-795-1761 • 800-720-PAVE • Fax 410-795-9546
                                       info@mtlaney.com • www.mtlaney.com
        Office 410-551-6734                    licensed and insured
         Cell 443-250-7150
                                                                                                 SKYLIGHTS
           Framing                                                                       All types for commercial use
                                                                                         Replacement parts available
      aCoustiCal Ceilings                      www.laneyrecycling.com
           Hanging                 14852 Old Gunpowder Rd., Laurel, MD 20707
          FinisHing                    Ph 301-953-1424 • Fax 301-206-2559
                                   For all of your recycled and virgin stone needs
            Doors
                                              Portable On-site Crushing




                                                                                            Serving the Baltimore-
                                                                                           Washington construction
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                                                                                                 CBG South
                                                                                                410-995-6400
PUHL CONSTRUCTION
general/concrete contractors
                                              Landscape Architects
 Full Service General Contractor                   Contractors
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        Equipment Rental                                                                                   Cinder & Concrete
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                                      Mark.Lucas@Brickmangroup.com                   will add charm and value to your home.

      (410) 661-0400                          www.Brickmangroup.com                     www.cinderblockonline.com
                                                                                     10111 Beaver Dam Rd.
                                         We Appreciate Your Business!                Cockeysville, MD 21030   Jessup, MD 20974
puhlconstruction@juno.com                                                            410-666-2350                  443-744-9717


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     HOFMANN
  ASSOCIATES, INC.
 606 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 102
    Towson, Maryland 21204

        410.828.9090
        FAX 410.828.4433
                                                          site civil consultants specializing in land Development

                                                             10540 york road, suite m • hunt valley, maryland 21030
                                                                   Phone 410-683-7004 • Fax 410-683-1798
                                                                           www.matiswarfield.com




SUPERIOR STEEL                                supplying Brick for over 19 years
ERECTORS, INC.                                     to st. John Properties

                                                   celebrating over 50 years
       (410) 349-1280                                     in business!
  1712 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.   Brick                                                              Michael Campitelli
       Annapolis, MD 21409         from                  Brick • Stone
                                   L&L              Fireplaces • Hardscapes                       mid-atlantic
                                                                                                  masonry, inc.



                                                                                                         P.O. Box 822
                                                                                                   Reisterstown, MD 21136
                                                                                                   Phone:   410-526-0259
                                                                                                        Fax:   410-833-6222
                                       St. John Properties Headquarters
                                                 St. John Blend brick
                                                 Baltimore, Maryland

                                                                                                E-mail: mdmasonry@erols.com
                                   Baltimore, mD office        Pennsylvania office
                                                                                            Building St. John Properties for over 38 years
                                     410.825.7800                717.235.1611


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        K. W. MILLER, INC.                      commercial
        Specializing in Athletic Fields
                                                & inDustrial
                                                    Door
        Site Work                             A DIVISION OF INDUSTRIAL DOOR
                                                    CONTRACTORS, INC.
        Grading
        Topsoil
        Topsoil Mixes                                4700 Benson Ave.
                                                    Baltimore, MD 21227
        Hydroseeding



        301.253.4330                                443.568.6800
                                                       443.568.6808 FAX
        8475 Gue Road, P.O. Box 489
        Damascus, MD 20872




Holabird Metal Products
               Custom Made
                                             Reisterstown - Belmont                  Columbia NatioNal
  Steel & Aluminum Railings, Porches,               Glass Co., Inc.                    Real Estate Finance, LLC
       Stairs, Fences & Gates, etc.                1718 A Belmont Avenue
                                                    Baltimore, MD 21244            “Providing your commercial
        Over 60 Years of Experience
                                                • StorefrontS • MirrorS •          real estate financing needs.”
         Commercial and Residential
                                              • table topS • patio DoorS •
         All Work Custom Made                    • inSulateD GlaSS unitS •
      www.holabirdmetalproducts.com               • GlaSS replaceMentS •
                                                                                                           410.837.4000
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                                                                                                    www.columbianat.com
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                                                   (410) 265-5151                                        100 E. Pratt Street
                                                                                                                Suite 2540
    (410) 633-6850 • Fax (410) 633-0939               fax: (410) 265-5152                       Baltimore, Maryland 21202
 6300 Holabird Avenue, Baltimore, Md 21224




                                                Belair Road
                                               Supply Co., Inc.

         city-wide                               Thurston R. (Bud) Adams, Jr.

        safe & lock                                       President


          co. inc.                                (410) 687-4200
                                                       (410) 687-2906 FAX
        410-644-2011                                  7750 Pulaski Highway
                                                   Baltimore, Maryland 21237
          410-644-2013 Fax                    Email: badams@belairroadsupply.com
 3401 Benson Ave. • Baltimore, MD 21227


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