Sean C. Cahill

Vice President of Development @ Property Group PartnersChair of the Facilities and Preservation Committee @ Meridian Board of Trustees
Sean C. Cahill
  • Sean C. Cahill, Meridian Facilities and Preservation Committee Chair, President, Cahill Advisors, and former Vice President of Property Group Partners.

Mr. Cahill is the President of Cahill Advisors in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Property Group Partners where he developed, acquired and managed first-class office buildings in North America and Europe for over 30 years. Active in the Washington real estate market since the early 1970’s, Property Group Partners has developed Station Place, the 1.6-million-square-foot development connected to Union Station that is the headquarters of the SEC. Property Group Partners also developed, owned and recently sold the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown and 2001 K Street. Mr. Cahill and PGP are leaders in sustainable developments in the District with the development of 1101 New York Avenue the first USGBC LEED Gold certified office building. Mr. Cahill recently completed the development of on 801 17th Street NW, the first LEED Platinum commercial office building in Washington, DC and 700 Second Street, NE. to a LEED Silver rating.

Mr. Cahill’s duties include site selection, perfecting zoning and development entitlements as well as orchestrating the physical development of the projects for Property Group Partners. Mr. Cahill is currently completing the entitlements for the Air Rights development over a portion of the I-395 in downtown Washington, DC. This project will span over three City blocks and will re-knit the L’Enfant grid that was so brutally disrupted in the 1960’s with the installation of interstate I-395 that cuts through the heart of the east end disrupting pedestrian and vehicular access to Capitol Hill. Mr. Cahill is completing the Section 106 and 4(f) process of the Environmental Assessment for the project.

Prior to joining Property Group Partners, Mr. Cahill spent two years as the Chief Operating Officer for The Horning Brothers, a small local residential real estate company. There he was the lead development officer in restoring the Tivoli Theatre in Columbia Heights. This historic preservation and re-development was the catalyst for the impressive redevelopment of the area that has taken place over the past ten years.

From 1984 to 2001, Mr. Cahill worked for The JBG Companies working mostly on the fee development activities for the company whose clients included Geico, General Motors, The Washington Post, and projects such as The Southeast Federal Center, The Washington Convention Center and the USDOT Headquarters building in SE, Washington. In 1997 through 2001 Mr. Cahill oversaw the largest privately funded historic preservation in the country at the time: The restoration and redevelopment of the 1928 GM Headquarters Building in downtown Detroit Michigan.

Mr. Cahill is a native Washingtonian with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture from The Catholic University of America.