A Maryland Way of Life Since 1904

Keelty Homes has been building homes for Maryland families since 1904. It’s been over 100 years since James Keelty built his first home in Baltimore. Many things have changed since then but the Keelty commitment to quality remains the same.

Years in Business

Square Feet Owned & Managed

Residential & Commercial Developments

Discover Our History

While much has changed since the Keelty family built their first home over 100 years ago, one thing will forever remain the same: our commitment to building a variety of exceptionally crafted homes in only the best locations.

First New Homes on Calvert Street

In 1904, a 35-year old Irish stonemason named James Keelty built a few homes on Calvert Street near where Mercy Medical Center stands today.


Daylight Colonial

In 1922, Keelty and his company, James Keelty builder, took his trademark “Daylight Colonial” rowhome ...


Rodgers Forge

In 1932 Keelty bought it and began constructing Rodgers Forge, one of North Baltimore’s first suburban townhome communities.


Vision for Rodgers Forge

In 1946, James Jr. and his younger brother Joseph, a naval officer in the Pacific fleet went on to complete their father’s vision for Rodgers Forge.


First Single Family Home Developments

Keelty begins building some of the first single family home developments in Baltimore County: Thornleigh, The Village Green and Seminary Ridge.


Designing and Building Mixed Use Communities

Keelty pioneers a new approach to real estate development by designing and building mixed use communities


Mays Chapel Ridge

1990’s-2000's. Keelty develops Mays Chapel Ridge, a senior retirement community and Roundwood Center, a thriving retail complex close by.


Turf Valley

The Keelty Company continues its legacy of building communities for Maryland families with the development of Cider Mill, the Villages at Turf Valley in Howard County.


2019 and Today

Current Keelty developments include; Honeygo Run Luxury Apartments 150 brand new luxury apartment homes in White Marsh, and Oakmont Village Apartments at Turf Valley


Our Portfolio

Discover all phases of our real estate portfolio: residential development, commercial real estate, property management, land development, and special asset management.