A Legacy in the Making

The Meridian Group (Meridian) enriches communities through dynamic development strategies and thoughtful repositioning. 

We are an insightful team of passionate placemakers that turns veiled potential into vibrant, viable real estate. Open-minded in approach and selective in execution, we source, develop, and manage multifaceted assets that balance timeless appeal with modern innovation. From seamlessly integrated technology to cutting-edge sustainability initiatives to wellness programming that excites, Meridian’s approach helps tenants win.

Throughout over 25 years of activity in the DC area and beyond, Meridian has developed approximately 14 million square feet of mixed-use assets and 800 acres of property.

Meridian History

1993

David Cheek & Bruce Lane partner to form The Meridian Group

1994

First deal closed: The Dulaney Center in Towson, MD

1999

Headquarters opened at 3 Bethesda Metro Center

2004

Surpassed $1 billion in total capitalization of investments

2007

Gary Block joined The Meridian Group as Partner and Chief Investment Officer

2014

The Meridian Group expanded and moved its headquarters to the 14th floor of 3 Bethesda Metro Center

2016

Fund II closed with $231.6 million of discretionary capital

2019

Phase I of The Boro development delivered with 500K SF of office, 260K SF of retail and 677 residential units (537 apartments and 140 condos)

2020

Fund III closed with $146.6 million of discretionary capital

2021

Mark King named President as David Cheek assumed role of Chairman