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 deliver unmatched quality, value and customer service 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 with offices located in Washington DC and Nashville, TN that specialize in luxury single family home construction and value-add long and short term rental properties. Since 2010, The Ransom Company has completed $16MM+ worth of residential and commercial construction, realized over $10M+ in real estate sales with an additional $8.5MM+ projected in 2020. Starting in 2016, TRC began to assemble short and long term rentals in the Nashville, TN market which it manages exclusively. 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’s cross portfolio experience in construction, acquisition, capital raise and real estate development bring a unique and versatile skillset along a deep network to your project. 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.

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David Kaye
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2019

My wife and I worked with Robert to build our home from the ground up. We found Robert to communicate proactively throughout the process, demonstrate a genuine interest in helping us to achieve our g...Read More

Jack Delaney
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2019

The Ransom Company was great to work with and we would highly recommend them. We worked with them on a new construction, and from design to finish Robert and his team were easy to work with, forthcom...Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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