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Burkentine Receives Leader in Construction and Real Estate Award

Hanover, PA - Michael Burkentine, an owner of Burkentine Real Estate Group, accepted an award for 2022 Developer of the Year at the recent Leaders in Construction & Real Estate Awards ceremony held by the Central Penn Business Journal (CPBJ). The CPBJ Leaders in Construction & Real Estate event honors the individuals and companies who are shaping the Central Pennsylvania region - be it through design, construction, project management, lending, or innovation.

"This year's Leaders in Construction & Real Estate honorees have transformed ideas into reality for businesses and for families. They are changing the landscape in Central Pennsylvania through their incredible professional success," said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, senior group publisher of the Central Penn Business Journal. "This year's recipients create jobs and help families and organizations realize their dreams. We at the Central Penn Business Journal congratulate them on all their accomplishments."
Burkentine’s Family Legacy Initially a custom-home builder, Burkentine Real Estate Group has spent more than 30 years evolving as a company and building a reputation for quality work in the housing industry. The company was founded in 1989 by Paul and Rajean Burkentine and is now owned by their three sons. The company now includes several companies specializing in building, land development, residential and commercial rental properties, property management, and investment. Founder, Paul Burkentine had a motto for running the company to ‘focus on building a culture of happiness that inspires our employees and customers to challenge the status quo and allow families to live differently.’ That motto is still the driving force for second-generation owners, Michael, Bryan, and Bryce. Burkentine responded to the housing shortage in Pennsylvania by ramping up development of multifamily housing communities and employing local contractors. Over the last year, Burkentine has performed land development, design and construction for more than 1,500 multifamily and commercial units, including Wynfield Apartments and Townhouses, Riverside Foundry Apartments, Hadley Place Apartments, and Hudson Ridge Townhouses—its largest apartment building community to date.

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