Lantian creates valuable, vibrant places.

Lantian means "blue sky." Our vision is big and bright. Many real estate development companies just build buildings. Lantian creates sustainable, meaningful communities that enrich life for all who live, work, and gather there.

Featured Projects

The Grove - Rockville

A new 31-acre mixed-use neighborhood along Shady Grove Road in Rockville.

Clarksburg Comsat Site

At 200 acres, this is the largest unbuilt tract of land along I-270 in northern Montgomery County.

Innovative thinking, impressive experience, and access to capital mean the sky's the limit.

Lantian's People

Our bench is deep. Our team’s collective work encompasses millions of square feet developed and billions of dollars invested throughout Metro DC. We are passionate people who love what we do.

Latest News

Washington Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2017

Lantian Development’s sale of the former Washington Bible College was named one of the Top 26 Real Estate transactions of 2017. This is the first award nomination for Lantian in its four-year history.

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Developer Q&A: Lantian Development CEO Bob Elliot

Lantian Development CEO Bob Elliott, who grew up in Montgomery County and now lives in Rockville, discusses Lantian’s 31-acre site in Rockville and its 204-acre site in Clarksburg. Both are massive projects in different stages of planning.

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Creating innovative places and thoughtfully shaping the urban environment. This is Lantian Development.