About the Partners.
Every phase of The Gateway Grand—financial sponsorship, development, design, construction, and sales—is in the hands of dedicated experts.
Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in real estate, and The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, have combined their development expertise and financial capabilities to thoughtfully plan, develop and deliver The Gateway Grand–Ocean City’s finest oceanfront property.
Trammell Crow Company, founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in real estate. The company has developed or acquired over 500 million square feet totaling over $50 billion in value. Trammell Crow Company’s teams are dedicated to building value for their clients through creative solutions and highly skilled, locally connected professionals in approximately 25 major cities in the U.S. and Canada. Trammell Crow Company serves users of, and investors in, office, industrial, retail, health care, student housing, on-airport distribution, multifamily residential, and mixed-use projects. The company is an independently operated subsidiary of CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc., the world’s largest premier, full-service real estate services company.
High Street Residential™, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trammell Crow Company, is focused on renovating old or creating new urban neighborhoods to provide more environmentally sound, user-friendly communities. High Street Residential™ specializes in blending office, retail, housing, and civic venues within organized public gathering spaces through its comprehensive master planning and development expertise. Its ability to leverage Trammell Crow Company’s deep pool of talent and resources in office, retail and mixed-use disciplines—combined with experienced residential leadership—places it at the forefront of the residential and mixed-use development industry.
The Carlyle Group is a global private equity firm with $92 billion of assets under management committed to 66 buyout, growth capital, real estate, and leveraged finance funds. Since 1987, the firm has invested $53 billion of equity in 866 transactions for a total purchase price of $226 billion. The Carlyle Group employs 900 people in 21 countries. In the aggregate, Carlyle’s 200 portfolio companies have $109 billion in revenue and employ 415,000 people around the world.
Architecture and Construction
Becker Morgan Group, founded in 1983 with the philosophy of “Planning Our Clients’ Success,” provides comprehensive architectural, civil engineering, surveying, interior design, and landscape design services. With an emphasis on client interaction that builds ongoing relationships, the firm’s dynamic team of multidisciplined professionals works toward design solutions that contribute to the quality of the built environment while achieving clients’ goals.
Bovis Lend Lease is one of the world’s leading project management and construction companies, working with clients in over 30 countries to create high-quality, sustainable property assets. The firm’s key skills include construction management, project and program management, design management, design engineering, procurement, and facilities management, primarily in the commercial, retail, residential, communications, industrial, and pharmaceutical sectors.
Akseizer Design Group (ADG), headquartered in McLean, VA, is an award-winning interior design firm specializing in upscale residential and luxury hospitality properties. Founded in 2001 by Jeff rey Akseizer, ADG has designed show-home interiors for Ritz-Carlton Residences as well as exclusive residences, lobbies and condominium spaces throughout Washington, DC.
Bethany Resort Furnishings, is a family-owned and operated company native to the Maryland and Delaware coastal areas. Its 12,000-square-foot design center, located a mere eight miles north of Ocean City, supports its dedication to “making the beach more beautiful—one home at a time.” Bethany Resort Furnishings carries a custom line of upholstery fabrics, stocks over $1 million in furniture to ensure immediate delivery, and is staffed with nine full-time, experienced designers who are sure to bring their clients’ ideas and tastes to life. The broad range of furnishings and fabrics are sure to satisfy and fulfill every customer’s ideal ocean residence.
Sales and Marketing
The Mark Fritschle Group has been helping buyers and sellers of resort property for almost 30 years. Licensed in Maryland and Delaware, Mark Fritschle’s credentials as a real estate professional are unmatched in the resort area, as are his commitment to excellence and his innovative use of technology to continuously improve the way real estate is sold and marketed.
Hirshorn Zuckerman Design Group (HZDG), Inc. was established in 1987 with two clients and two employees. Through hard work and dedication, HZDG has become a fully integrated marketing company with the creative abilities of a design boutique. Recently named the 26th-fastest-growing company in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal, HZDG has won numerous awards and, more importantly, the loyalty of its clients.
Call on Jack™ is an exclusive, on-site, personal concierge service dedicated to making life easier and more enjoyable for residents and their guests. From coordinating all aspects of moving in to providing ongoing lifestyle management assistance, wide-ranging leisure services and, of course, expert travel, touring and accommodations arrangements, Call on Jack takes care of every detail.*
The combined expertise of these fine companies is what makes The Gateway Grand Ocean City, Maryland’s finest oceanfront property—now and for years to come.
* The services of Call on Jack are subject to availability in your community and may be subject to change or modification at any time.