Who We Are

Founded in 1996 by Ross McWilliams and Christopher Ballard, McWilliams|Ballard is the leading project development sales, marketing and consulting firm headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

McWilliams|Ballard understands the unique challenges that the Mid-Atlantic region presents to the real estate industry. Our extensive experience enables us to successfully complete projects of all sizes and budgets, including new ground-up construction, mixed-use projects, adaptive reuse, condominium and affordable housing developments.

Meet Our Team

Product Types


Our core competency, from 2 to 250 unit communities


20% of our business, with an emphasis on Urban and Town Center locations

Single Family

Over 500 sold since our founding


Experience in all facets, including IZ, ADU, MPDU & Workforce

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