Groom has been involved in real estate development in Northern Virginia for more than 30 years.
- He started his career at builder/developer Edward R. Carr and Associates.
- The partners of Carr backed him in his first venture, Groom Properties, Inc. where he developed properties like this.
- He later worked as Director of Acquisitions and consultant to Richmond American Homes, a national homebuilder.
- Most recently he is developing this property near the new Silver Line Innovation Metro station and made a bid for this property nearby, through CIT Acquisition Partners in a joint venture with Lincoln Property Company, the largest development company in the United States.