People On The Move


April 26, 2006

Manekins receive achievement award

Bernard and Harold Manekin, founders of Manekin LLC, have received a Lifetime Achievement Award for their real estate accomplishments and their service to the community from the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.

The brothers, now ages 92 and 89, respectively, founded the Manekin Corp. in 1946.

The company, a commercial real estate and land-development firm with headquarters in Columbia, has built high-rises, suburban midrises, flex/R&D (research and development) spaces, business parks, shopping centers, warehouses, distribution facilities, medical buildings, and bio- and high-tech facilities.

The Manekins began their careers in an office on Biddle Street in Baltimore.

Offspring join mother at firm

Courtney Odum-Duncan and Teddey Jones have joined their mother, Linda Odum, as partners in the Odum Real Estate Group.

The firm offers a range of residential real estate services: resale, new homes, investment properties and property management.

A former Columbia Association vice president, Odum began her career as a real estate agent in 1976 with Clark and Associates. She joined Re/MAX 100 in Columbia in 1984.

Odum-Duncan, a graduate of the University of Maryland, became a licensed real estate agent in 1994.

Jones, a licensed real estate agent since 2001, is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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