Brian J. Cullen has been involved in real estate development projects in the Washington, DC area for over 30 years and has been instrumental in the evolution of many commercial, residential, retail and multipurpose developments in Loudoun County, VA and the DC area. Most recently, Brian lead a team in the development of Willowsford, a new 2,200 unit residential community spanning over 4,000 acres in Loudoun County, VA. Willowsford features a variety of unique single family homes, an onsite “organic” farm, and recreational amenities including two amenity centers with robust demonstration kitchens. In all, Willowsford will protect over 2,000 acres of open space dedicated to the Willowsford Conservancy, a 501c(3) entity.
Brian is the founding Principal at Keane Enterprises, a firm he started in 1996. Keane is a full service development firm primarily developing investment properties for its own account. Keane is currently involved in a number of developments in the DC area including Oaklawn in Leesburg where they are building a new headquarters for K2M, and recently sold a mixed use project in College Park, MD consisting of a Courtyard Hotel, 25,000 sf of retail and 275 residential units. In 1998, he opened the Ashburn Ice House, Loudoun County's only indoor skating complex. Brian established CRP Management Group as a rink management company to operate the rink investment. CRP also manages the Kettler Capitals IcePlex, the training and practice facility of the NHL Washington Capitals.
Brian is a full member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and has served on the Small Scale Development Council (SSDC) for over 15 years. Brian spent two years as Chairman of the Washington District Council before becoming Chairman of the Governance Committee. In addition to these national sponsorships and affiliations, Brian remains involved on a local level as well. Brian is a member Emeritus of the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and served as the founding Chairman to the EDC Transportation Committee. He Chairs the Dulles Town Center Community Development Authority, the first such Authority in Virginia authorized to issue bonds for the purpose of furthering economic development.