Lock7 Development, LLC is a real estate development firm specializing in renovating and developing residential homes and buildings in the Washington, DC Metro area. They create unique and exciting places to live with a strong emphasis on sustainable and environmentally-friendly building techniques. The residences blend high-end contemporary design with conscientious historic preservation.


Lock7 Development’s projects have been featured on Home & Garden Television (HGTV) hit shows My First Place (for The Grayson Condominiums) and Get it Sold.


Several projects are currently underway in Washington, DC. Please use the links above to learn more about Lock7 Development.

We provide outstanding products and services through dedication to the following principles:


Standing by our investors, partners and buyers from conception to completion
Community Involvement
Striving to have a positive impact on the neighborhoods where we work
Creating unique and exciting places to live
Building with only high-quality materials and proven construction methods
Environmental Responsibility
Using earth-friendly materials and methods to reduce our waste and lower utility costs for buyers
Maintaining the same high standards for each project

Northern Liberties

1514 8th St NW


The Corey

1350 Florida Ave NE

49-unit, mixed-use building in H St Corridor's Atlas District

Brooks Row

2724 12th St NE

22 spacious new units in the booming Brookland neighborhood

The Evelyn

3921 Fulton St NW

Rare Eight-unit conversion in sought after Glover Park

The Whitehaven

3918 W St NW


The Kendall

2014 Kalorama Rd NW

Eight luxury units in Kalorama

Patrick Conway, Co-Founder and Principal, has an MBA in Finance from the Robert H Smith School of Business and a BA in Economics from Georgetown University. Patrick spent twelve years in finance, working as a Trader in New York and later Washington, DC, and maintained entrepreneurial endeavors in the DC and Baltimore areas. In 2007, he left trading altogether to focus his career in Real Estate Development. Patrick’s financial background, knowledge of DC real estate and architectural inspiration enable Lock7 to successfully identify, project and account for each development project. Patrick is a licensed agent in Washington, DC and Maryland.

David Gorman, Co-Founder and Principal, has a BBA in Marketing and Management from Emory University. A native to the DC area, David oversees the design and construction of Lock7 development projects. His knowledge about the local real estate market and his expertise in design and construction management ensures that Lock7 produces quality workmanship and projects run smoothly and on schedule. David is a licensed, bonded and insured general contractor in Washington, DC and a licensed real estate agent in Washington, DC and Maryland.

Chris has been working with Lock7 as an independent consultant since its inception. He has an extensive background in the real estate industry. Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University, then an accounting degree from the University of Maryland University College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

With a natural skill for discovering new opportunities, James joined Lock7 in 2013 to help our team find new off-market deals. In the last two years, his role has increased to also include managing developments by organizing subcontractor bids, negotiating contracts and helping to obtain permits and entitlements. James received a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland in 2014. He began working in real estate development as a freshman in college; first by shadowing landlords and ultimately by buying and renovating single-family homes.

Kevin, a more than 15 year veteran of the multi-family development and construction industry, joined Lock7 in early 2014. Kevin uses his diverse skill set to underwrite and manage Lock7’s larger ground-up projects from feasibility through final development and construction. Kevin is also responsible for leading Lock7’s business development efforts in select new markets. Prior to joining Lock7, Kevin worked with some of the most respected developers and construction companies throughout the DC region, including Clark Construction, Lincoln Property Group and Ellis Denning. Kevin is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering. He also completed the executive level Real Estate Management Program through the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Harvard Business School.

Megan Schlabaugh joined Lock7 in 2015 to select finishes, coordinate warranty work and support the office and construction team. Prior to joining Lock7 Megan worked as a project manager for two years at a small real estate development firm located in Washington, DC. Megan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grinnell College with a concentration in Environmental Studies.

Invest With Lock7

With a knowledge of the DC real estate market that only comes from years of experience, we are able to consistently deliver quality products in the areas where people want to live. In order to purchase and build these projects, we often offer investors a competitive return on their money to invest in Lock7 Development. We are willing to pay returns on investment that far outpace the stock market or even other real estate investments. To learn more about this process, please contact us using the information under the “Contact Us” tab above.


Thank you for considering a property from us. Historically our units go under contract quickly so if you are interested, we would encourage you set up an appointment as soon as possible.


Lock7 Development

O 202-670-1360
F 202-379-1772
1501 11th St. NW, Suite 2
Washington, DC 20001