Blue River Development IMN Build to Rent Conference

Blue River Development Strengthens Industry Connections at IMN Build-to-Rent Conference

Blue River Development, LLC, an Atlanta-based development company, showcased its commitment to the Build-to-Rent (BTR) market as a gold sponsor at the 8th Annual IMN Build-to-Rent, Land & Homebuilding Forum in Nashville, Tennessee. This leading industry event brought together over 1,000 BTR, land and home building professionals, creating an exceptional platform for networking, sharing insights, and exploring new opportunities. Blue River[...]

Laura Zorko, COO, Blue River Development

Laura Zorko: Making Real Estate History at Blue River

When it comes to development in Atlanta, Laura Zorko is making real estate history. As the Chief Operating Officer of Blue River Development, she's been with the company since day one and played a major role in its growth and success. Zorko has been at Blue River for eight years and helped create the company's operating processes. She is responsible for[...]

Geoffrey Reid joins Blue River Development as a Strategic Partner

Blue River Development Welcomes Geoffrey Reid as Strategic Partner

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC is pleased to welcome Geoffrey Reid to its growing team as a Strategic Partner. "In my 22-year career, I’ve never seen a better land guy than Geoffrey," said Managing Principal Brad Cooper. “We are super excited to bring him on as a partner. His exceptional skills make him the perfect fit for the dream team we[...]

IMN Nashville

Blue River Development Sponsors IMN Build-to-Rent Forum in Nashville

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC is pleased to announce that it is one of four gold sponsors for the INM 8th annual Build-to-Rent, Land & Homebuilding Forum in Nashville, Tennessee, March 2 - 3, 2023. With a pipeline of 6,000 lots, Blue River Development recently launched a new homebuilding division, Blue River Communities. Principals of both companies will attend the[...]

Kevin Cardinal, Director of Land Development

Blue River Development Names Kevin Cardinal Director of Land Development

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC is pleased to add Kevin Cardinal as Director of Land Development to its growing team. "Kevin’s depth of experience in land development and engineering is a huge asset to Blue River Development," Managing Principal Brad Cooper said. “We are excited to add him to our team as he will be instrumental in bringing projects from dirt[...]

Caroline Weyer promoted to Director of Investor Relations

Caroline Weyer Promoted to Blue River Development Director of Investor Relations

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC is looking to the future while reflecting on the past. With a current pipeline of 6,000 lots, the development company is making a capital push this year to be ready strategically for construction in 2024. Part of Blue River’s strategy is the recent promotion of Caroline Weyer to Director of Investor Relations. In this new[...]

Blue River Development 2022 Successes

2022 Record Year for Blue River Development

2022 was a record year for Blue River Development. While many companies slowed down due to several market conditions, Blue River pressed the gas and closed on approximately 2,000 lots through various verticals and recorded record-year profits. The company extended into several new markets: Huntsville Charlotte Nashville Central and Northwest Florida Other key stats: 6 state expansions 2,000 lots closed 3,000[...]

Cobb county development off Factory Shoals Road

Blue River Development Closes on Two Cobb County Developments

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC recently closed on two new Cobb County developments – Sophie’s Park in Mableton and Laura’s Walk in the city of Marietta. "We are excited to start land development on both of these Cobb properties," Managing Principal Brad Cooper said. "With a shortage of homes in the metro area, these communities are well-positioned to help meet the[...]

Huntsville Al skyline

Atlanta-based Blue River Development Enters Huntsville

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC has expanded into Huntsville, Alabama. Currently, the developer has four high-profile sites in the city of Huntsville, and several other locations are in the works with plans to expand further in the "Rocket City." "With 1,700 lots in planning in Huntsville, representing four different deals, the Blue River Development team is off to a great start[...]

Blue River Development logo over a community of homes

Blue River Development’s Investment Sales Division Mitigates Builders’ Slowing Sales

Atlanta-based Blue River Development's Investment Sales Division is helping home builders to see their way through a cooling market by mitigating slowing numbers with sales to build-to-rent (BTR) entities. While best-known for its land development services, the firm continues to expand its brokerage services throughout the Southeast working with BTR funds such as American Homes 4 Rent, Haven Capital Realty[...]