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Rocks Engineering Company, along with its management affiliate – Allen & Rocks, Inc. – has been in the Real Estate development business in the Washington, Baltimore and Richmond corridor for over fifty-five (55) years. The Company has evolved over the years from a builder of single family homes to a developer / builder of multi-family residential, high-rise apartments, shopping centers, hotels, restaurant sites and other commercial properties.

In recent years, the Company has developed and acted as either the general contractor or project manager on projects for its affiliated ownership companies, such as: The Easton Club in Easton, Maryland, an 18 hole golf course community comprised of 342 single family lots and townhomes; renovation and market repositioning of and sale of The Townes at Copper Springs, a 147 unit rental community in Herndon, Virginia; The Ivy Club, a complete renovation of a 287 unit rental community in Landover, Maryland; Conversion of Days Inn Dulles to a Crowne Plaza, after first completing a 135 room addition, including ballroom and conference rooms, to an existing 200 room hotel near the Dulles International Airport; 8027 Leesburg Pike / 1934 Old Gallows Road, a mixed-use project, including a Nordstrom Rack, Destination XL, Bertucci’s, BJ’s Brewhouse, Paladar Rum Bar, and Neisha Thai restaurants, and 115,000 square feet of office space, with financing in excess of $42,000,000.

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June 18th, 2015

Innovation Center South Groundbreaking Ceremony

On June 15, 2015, the county officially broke ground for Innovation Center South, a new 1.6-million-square-foot, mixed-use development in Herndon, adjacent to the coming Innovation Center Metro Station.

June 17th, 2015

Behind the Scenes: NoVa’s $1B Innovation Center

Real estate developer Ralph Rocks took a small helicopter from the Watergate 60 years ago and landed on a runway that would eventually be Dulles Airport. On a hunch, he scooped up farmland around the future airport and it’s where his family, decades later, broke ground yesterday on an ambitious new project. Innovation Center South, […]

January 16th, 2015

The Maryland Multi-Housing Association Star Awards 2014

Allen & Rocks was again recognized for excellence in property management at the 18th Annual MMHA Star Awards ceremony held in October in Baltimore. Over 900 property management professionals representing over 100 apartment communities attended the gala that recognized the best of the best in property management. We are proud to announce that The Metropolitan […]

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