Who We Are

The Ransom Company is a luxury residential and commercial construction, real estate development and investment company serving DC, MD, VA and TN. Truly an all under one roof firm that leverages its deep network, reputation and experience to offer unmatched services to our clients.

Robert S. Ransom III
Principal Owner
Company Info & Bio

The Ransom Company

The Ransom Company is a real estate development, investment and construction firm based in the Washington DC area that specializes in luxury single family home construction, value-add multi-family investments, and short term rentals. Since 2010, The Ransom Company has performed $14M+ worth of construction and realized over $8M+ in real estate sales with an additional $8.5M+ projected in 2020. Originally started in the 1950’s, The Ransom Company continues a family tradition of exceptional customer service that Robert's grandfather Pop once delivered to his clients in Rome, GA. 

Robert S. Ransom III – Principal Owner

Prior to starting The Ransom Company, Robert played professional baseball for the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals organizations. Robert was also cast as a host of a new HGTV pilot “30 Days to Home” and featured in Capitol File Magazine as a “Young Gun” reshaping DC real estate in 2014. Robert holds a B.A. in Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, and a M.B.A. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. 

Robert is also a founding partner of Helping Hammers, a pending not-for-profit organization aimed at supporting our country’s deployed service members, veterans, their families and local low income communities by providing home contracting, maintenance and repair services free of charge.

Testimonials
13 Reviews
Britton Clarke
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2016

The Ransom Company offered 1st class, professional service from the beginning to the end-- I hired the Ransom Company to do a complete renovation of my DC Penn Quarter condominium. The President of ...Read More

azimirifer
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jan 2015

My wife and I just wrapped up our second major piece of work with the Ransom Company -- a complete kitchen renovation. Robert and his team were great to work with from start to finish. Rather than co...Read More

twinsva
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2014

The Ransom Company was fantastic from start to finish. My husband and I hired Robert and his team to do a complete renovation of the first floor of our colonial home, specifically the dining room, of...Read More

virginiapoole
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2014

The Ransom Company renovated two bathrooms in our 1860s townhouse. Exceptionally small spaces and quirky structural elements made this a rather challenging job. Robert Ransom and his team did wonderf...Read More

Mark Schroeder
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2013

We hired The Ransom Company again, I said again, because they did such an awesome job on our bathroom a few years ago. We recently had them re-do our kitchen and floors and Robert and his team were j...Read More

Wellborn + Wright
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Jan 2014

We strongly recommend The Ransom Company. We have collaborated with them on a number of occasions. Robert is a very knowledgeable, detail-oriented professional. You can count on Robert and his team to...Read More

Matt Randon
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Feb 2014

Project Photos: <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.houzz.com/projects/940271/mid-century-modern-hgtv">http://www.houzz.com/projects/940271/mid-century-modern-hgtv</a> You should hire Robert Ransom and The Ransom Company to renovate your space. That’s the short answer, now here's the lon...Read More

sneikirk
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2012

Robert & his entire team did an excellent job on a rush renovation for my store opening in October of 2012. We hired them in mid-August with a hard due date of October 24 and they worked around the cl...Read More

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Awards
Best of Houzz 2018 - DesignBest of Houzz 2017 - DesignBest of Houzz 2016 - DesignBest of Houzz 2016 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2015 - Client SatisfactionHouzz InfluencerRecommended on Houzz50,000 Ideabook Saves