A history of connection.
A future of innovation.


We founded Keane based on a shared vision: success is measured by giving a community what it wants and needs.

For nearly 30 years, Keane Enterprises has grown by remaining true to our principles while building strong relationships along the way.

We are a full-service real estate development firm and service provider focused on commercial, retail, recreational and residential developments. Our roots are deep in Loudoun County, VA, the community where we first opened our doors. But our approach translates to other markets, and we have delivered stellar results throughout the metro area of Washington, D.C.

The Keane team thrives on solving problems and taking on difficult challenges. We draw from our diverse experience in development, construction and project management to view each project through a long-term lens.

It comes down to understanding market conditions, determining the highest and best use of the land, and addressing any gaps or needs in the communities we serve. Only then can we move forward in a collaborative way – finding common ground with property owners, tenants, investors and all stakeholders.

This not only creates successful developments. It creates lasting value and partnerships that stand the test of time.



Quality real estate development goes far beyond the construction of a building.


More than a construction services provider, we’re a partner in your project’s success.


Find a strategic partner dedicated to helping maintain and enhance a property’s asset value.


Brian Cullen

Andy Shuckra

Vannessa Smingler

Derek Lowe

Tina Kitto

Erik DeLong

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Brian J. Cullen

Founding Principal

Brian has established himself as a notable leader in Washington, DC metro area real estate, having served in the industry for more than 35 years.

He founded Keane in 1996 after identifying a need in the region for a boutique development firm with a primary focus on land opportunities that required a creative, patient developer. Under his leadership, Keane has created and advanced a number of developments in the DMV area, including Oaklawn (Leesburg, VA), Ashburn Crossroads (Loudoun County, VA), College Park Place (College Park, MD), the Ashburn Ice House (Ashburn, VA) and Virginia Village (Leesburg, VA).

Prior to launching Keane, Brian held leadership positions at multiple real estate businesses, including Trammel Crow Residential, Carl. M. Freeman Associates, Lerner Enterprises and Corbelis Management, LLC. During his tenure as Regional President of Corbelis, he led the development of Willowsford, a 2,200-unit residential community spanning over 4,000 acres in Loudoun County, VA, with over 50 percent of the land designated as open protected space. The community features a variety of unique single-family homes, an onsite organic farm and numerous recreational amenities. Earlier in his career, Brian’s involvement with the early development of Eastern Loudoun County spanned the development of Beaumeade, Dulles 28 Center and Loudoun Gateway Center, among many other properties.

Affiliations and Accomplishments

  • A full member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), serving as the Washington District Council Chairman from 2007-2009, Governance Committee Chairman from 2010-2012, and on the Governance Committee until 2020.
  • Active on ULI’s national Small Scale Development Council for more than 25 years.
  • Chairman of the Dulles Town Center Community Development Authority (CDA), the first authority in Virginia to issue bonds for the purpose of furthering economic development.
  • Board Member of the George C Marshall International Center. 
  • Member Emeritus of the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and past chairman of the EDC Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
  • Past President of the Loudoun County chapter of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, and a former member of the original Route 28 Tax District Advisory Board. 
  • Founder of the Ashburn Ice House and the Ashburn Xtreme Hockey Club.

Brian devotes volunteer time to the Marshall Center, the County Housing Advisory Board and Habitat for Humanity builds. When not working or volunteering, he enjoys traveling, golfing, hiking, Capitals games and spending time with his family at home in Loudoun County.