Award-Winning Community

Our Award-Winning Community

Delaware’s Award-Winning Community of New Homes

What makes Bayside one of Delaware’s top beach communities? Well, if our beautifully designed new homes, resort style amenities, and location to Delaware’s best beaches aren’t enough to convince you, then maybe our below awards and recognitions will.

Bayside Named Delaware’s Community of the Year!

Bayside was just recently named winner of 8 Regal Awards by the Home Builders Association of Delaware, an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders.

In addition to Delaware’s Community of the Year, Bayside won seven additional prestigious Regal awards including:

  • Community With Best Amenity Value
  • Sussex County’s Community of the Year
  • Best Community Exterior Merchandising
  • Best Marketing Print Ad
  • Best Image Campaign
  • Best Event Promotion
  • Best Use of Technology

Coastal Style Magazine Awards

  • Best Residential Community – Bayside
  • Best Live Music Venue – The Freeman Stage at Bayside
  • Best Chef – Scott Viselli (The Cove Bar & Grille at Bayside)
  • Best Businesswoman – Michelle D. Freeman

Bayside Bragging Rights

“Bayside is the perfect gathering place at a coastal community,”

Award for Community Development

“America’s 100-Best Master-Planned Communities”

“Community of Distinction”

Distinguished Partners

At Bayside, we are gratified to be recognized for excellence—it only compels us to improve and strive further. We are thankful to our partners, who help us deliver the highest-quality experiences at our communities, every time. Here’s a look at our valued partners and how they help us make Bayside a beach community like no other:

Troon is the world leader in upscale golf facility management. Troon shares the Freeman Companies’ core values and passion for excellence. Their partnership ensures that you can play on the finest playing surfaces, experience incredible guest service, enjoy unmatched amenities and take pleasure in outstanding dining here at Bayside. Troon brings a focus on superior customer experiences that are delivered with uncompromising attention to detail and operational efficiency. A Troon team member will greet you with a smile and answer any questions you may have about:

  • Sports and Golf Membership Sales
  • Pools and Fitness
  • The Cove Bar & Grille and special events
  • Golf
  • The Point
  • All Programming

Freeman Stage at Bayside

The Freeman Stage at Bayside is a welcome member of our community, presenting memorable performances and providing inspired arts education for all. The small team of employees and more than 100 volunteers coordinate open-air performances through the Spring and into the Fall with off-stage programming in the late Fall and Winter. About Freeman Stage »

Community Planning and Design

Freeman Companies have selected award-winning consultants to help plan and design the expansion of Bayside.

L&N Legum & Norman Inc.
Freeman Companies partners with Legum & Norman Inc. to deliver full service maintenance and property management services for the Bayside Homeowners Association. Legum & Norman Inc. success in the following areas is built on proven systems, the latest technology and ultra accountability:

  • Community Guidelines
  • Landscape and Pond Maintenance
  • Trash Maintenance
  • Beach Shuttle

Home Builders

Freeman Companies is proud to offer a selection of builders including NVHomes, one of the nation’s most notable and award-winning luxury homebuilders; Schell Brothers, the premier builder of new homes in the Delaware beach resort area; Echelon Custom Homes, viewing each new creation as an essential work of functional art; and Marnie Custom Homes, award-winning local builder noted for one-on-one client relationships in the realization of their grandest residential aspirations. Each builder brings choice to the community in terms of floor plans and designs, and all offer unwavering quality.

NVHomes Schell Brothers Echelon Custom Homes   Marnie Custom Beach Homes


Freeman Companies Retail Division

The retail division manages and maintains the Marketplace at Bayside to offer unparalleled convenience for generations enjoy today and for years to come.