Blue River Development Welcomes Sean and Kevin Connelly

Powerhouse brother team brings decades of development experience Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC is excited to announce the addition of powerhouse brother team Sean and Kevin Connelly as Strategic Partners, bringing decades of development experience to the company. With 50 years of combined experience in the Southeast real estate market, the Connelly brothers have maintained a large rental portfolio for institutional investors[...]

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[...]

Bobby Stamps & Brad Cooper with Blue River Development

Blue River Development: Build-to-Rent Partnerships, Rising Interest Rates

Director of Investment Sales and Strategic Partner Bobby Stamps and Managing Principal Brad Cooper with Blue River Development join the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to discuss the build-to-rent market and rising interest rates. Stamps and Cooper join host Carol Morgan in the All About Real Estate segment. Cooper has been with Blue River Development for 22 years with his partner and brother, Michael[...]