The Brick Companies
The Brick Companies
The Brick Companies, a recent finalist in the Clean Air Partners Clean Commute Contest, held in conjunction with The Maryland Green Registry, has become a regional leader in developing and managing socially responsible properties. Their approach to environmental leadership highlights the compatibility of sustainability and economic development.

Located in Edgewater, MD, The Brick Companies is a socially conscious real estate management and development company. Their roots date back to 1892 when they were manufacturing brick and terra cotta pipe in Southwest Washington, D.C. as The Washington Brick and Terra Cotta Company. Between a “Green Building” philosophy and the utilization of a vibrant “Green Team,” sustainability is a trait exemplified in both their mission and every decision they contemplate.

Employees of The Brick Companies are a valued asset and adhere to policies and procedures encouraged by their “Green Team.” Carbon Offsets are purchased to help offset their carbon footprint. Carpooling to lunch, meetings, and off site events are a common practice. The Environmental Steward program allows management to recognize employees purchasing hybrid cars and other planet friendly activities.