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Owings Mills-Based Firm Named a Top Place to Work in Baltimore

WMP Real Estate Management's commitment to charitable giving and volunteerism helped place it in the top 5.

Mark Chaplan. Credit: WPM
Mark Chaplan. Credit: WPM

For the second year in a row, WPM Real Estate Management of Owings Mills has been named one of the Top Five Workplaces in the Baltimore area by the Baltimore Sun.

A property management company serving the Mid-Atlantic region, WPM employs nearly 500 workers and manages more than 17,000 residential properties, according to a company news release.

WPM’s newest management projects include: 101 Ellwood (recently converted Patterson Park High School turned 140 modern apartments); Paragon at Columbia Overlook (a planned 320-unit rental community located at the intersection of I-95 and Route 175 at the southwestern gateway to Columbia); and 520 Park (a $30 million redevelopment that is transforming the former Hoschild Kohn Department Store Warehouse into 171 modern apartments in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood).

But while WPM oversees some of the region’s most high-profile properties – including Scarlett Place in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the recently restored Park Plaza building in Mount Vernon – it was the company’s strong emphasis on charitable giving and volunteerism that placed it in the Top Five Workplaces.

“They believe in a direct correlation between the health of their communities and the health of their business,” says Philadelphia-based WorkplaceDynamics, which conducted the annual survey in conjunction with The Baltimore Sun.

WPM Chairman Mark Caplan said in a statement, “Our business is built on the core values of integrity, strength, energy, and excellence. We take pride in our work. We have passion for our profession. We believe success is the result of strong teamwork. And we earn the confidence and trust of our clients by exceeding their expectations.”

To pick the Top Workplaces, WorkplaceDynamics surveyed the employees of the nominated companies. The survey included 22 questions covering topics such as training, work/life balance, company values and leadership, employee appreciation, compensation, retention, and motivation.

For more information about WPM Real Estate Management, visit the WPM website at www.wpmllc.com.


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