The Family Business Forum is pleased to invite you to a Zoom Webinar to hear from Father and Son Anthony Lanier, President and CEO, and Philippe Lanier, Principal Vice President, of Eastbanc Inc.

Speakers: James E. McNair

Event Type: Webinar

Start Date/Time:
13 October 2020, 9:30 AM CDT
End Date/Time:
13 October 2020, 10:30 AM CDT

Topics discussed will include the challenges of a family owned company during COVID-19; the challenges of property ownership in the District of Columbia and their philosophy around owner/developer tenant relations; and rent deferment v. rent forgiveness. Finally, the Lanier's will discuss their views on a family owned business concerning active family owners and non-active family owners.


Anthony Lanier, president and CEO of EastBanc, established the organization in 1987. EastBanc, a Washington D.C. based real estate investment firm specialized in the acquisition, redevelopment, and management of center city real estate assets. After having acquired and developed millions of sqft of retail and mixed-use developments, EastBanc has come to focus on center city retail and urban revitalization, forcing them to compete on every use platform that composes urban centers.

Philippe Lanier, principal at EastBanc, runs one of the top development companies in Washington, D.C. with his father Anthony Lanier. EastBanc has a focus on retail retention and innovation. Philippe is also the Chief Executive of a diversified technology solutions provider, EastBanc Technologies. Philippe has been at the forefront of national retail trends in the areas of flexible leases, pop-ups, mixed-use and retail curation.