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Bayside Earns 15 Awards in 2016 Including “Community of the Year”

Fenwick Island, DE. November 7, 2016 – What an amazing year of wins for The Carl M. Freeman Companies and the Bayside Resort Community as they accept regional, state and local awards in 2016.

Bayside, a waterfront master-planned 18 hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course community just four miles from the beach, was voted “Community of the Year” by Coastal Style Magazine readers and was recognized as having the “Best Amenity Value” (for the 2nd year in a row?) by the Homebuilders’ Association of Delaware.

“The team at Bayside is having an exceptional year and we are honored to receive so many awards,” said Michelle Freeman, President and CEO of Carl M. Freeman Companies. “Our founder, Carl M. Freeman, would have been especially proud to be recognized as having the most innovative land plan for communities across MD, DC, VA and DE. From the beginning, our culture has a passion for building places that are highly livable, embracing the land and nature so that families can create life long memories.”

Other notable awards distinguish the innovative use of technology in the Live Bayside app’s ability to provide updates and resources to the community and recognize the character and talents of the team. A list of the 2016 awards received to date is included below and a complete list of awards is available at

The Great American Living Awards (GALA) for communities across Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and West Virginia

  • Innovative Land Planning for a Mixed-Use Development
  • Social Media Marketing

Homebuilders’ Association of Delaware Regal Awards

  • Best Amenity Value
  • Best Use of Technology (LiveBayside  app)
  • Best Marketing
  • Best Print Ad
  • Best Promotional Pieces for Billboards, Video and Electronic

Local “Best Of” Coastal Style Magazine reader awards

  • Best Residential Community
  • Best Golf Professional, Bob Crowther, Bayside Resort Golf Club, PGA
  • Best Businesswoman and Best Philanthropist, Michelle Freeman, President and CEO, Carl M. Freeman Companies

Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce

  • Inspiring Business of the Year – Carl M. Freeman Companies


To learn more about Bayside, visit or contact Jeff Evans at 302-436-9998.

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