Founded in 1933, The Bernstein Companies is a privately owned, real estate firm that owns, manages, develops and invests in a variety of commercial and residential properties. The company is one of the oldest commercial real estate firms in Washington, D.C. It also acquires several inefficiently managed and strategically located properties. The Bernstein Companies has extensive holdings throughout the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, the company provides land development and construction services. It additionally deals in various office buildings and hotels. The Bernstein Companies maintains a location in Washington, D.C.