Hawley Realty Joins Markward Group

Extends Resources, Reach And Capabilities for Regional Real Estate Clients

Allentown, Pa. – Two of the most successful commercial real estate firms in the Lehigh Valley will join forces this fall as Hawley Realty Inc. brings their resources to Markward Group. The combination of expertise and reach will provide a deeper scope of service to businesses and clients within the Greater Lehigh Valley, as well as throughout Eastern Pennsylvania.

Hawley Realty, Inc., founded in 1985 by company President Amy Hawley, SIOR*, brings an unparalleled knowledge of the commercial and industrial real estate markets in eastern Pennsylvania.

Throughout her career Hawley has leased or sold more than 7 million square feet of industrial/commercial space to regional and national companies in the Greater Lehigh Valley market. She has provided consulting services focused upon market analysis and feasibility studies for several clients and written several trade articles that have been published in various trade journals.

“As a boutique firm in a very strong tertiary market, we needed to increase our platform to properly serve our clients,” Hawley said. “By merging with the Markward Group we gain the resources, the strengths and the experience of their team to increase the scope of services that our clients need within an ever changing economy.”

A Moravian College graduate, Hawley has been a member of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors since 1991 and continues to serve on the Chapter Board as the Membership Chair. She serves on the Lehigh Economic Advancement Committee Board for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation and is a legacy member of Commercial Real Estate Women, a multi-disciplined professional national trade organization. Hawley additionally is a member of the Tri-State Commercial-Industrial Realtor’s Alliance.

Markward Group, a full-service commercial, industrial and retail real estate brokerage firm founded in 1995, recently relocated its headquarters to 7150 Windsor Drive, Allentown, strategically positioning itself to cover the heart of Eastern Pennsylvania, from Philadelphia to Scranton, and west to Harrisburg.

Founder Del Markward currently serves on the Board, Executive Committee, and is Global Treasurer of SIOR*. He also has been elected to be president of the organization for 2018.

 “I am thrilled at the opportunity to begin working with Amy and her team,” Markward said. “Amy brings the experience, expertise, integrity, and a truly impressive knowledge of the Lehigh Valley market that will benefit our mutual operations as we continue to grow and prosper.”

Markward has worked for some of the largest companies in the world, including IBM, CIGNA, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Microsoft, GE, GM, Chrysler, Dun and Bradstreet and clients seek out Markward Group’s expertise not only in real estate matters but also on financial and logistic infrastructure issues. In addition, he manages and oversees a significant portfolio of developments under the Caracor, LLC flag.

Hawley team members including Real Estate Directors Pat Satkovich and Ethan Medgie, as well as Ann Kline, Vice President/Associate Broker, and Matt Macdonald, Managing Director, from Markward Group, will combine to provide one of the strongest commercial real estate organizations in the Lehigh Valley.


*Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market.


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