IMN Spotlight Interview with BRD on BTR

Blue River Development Chats Build-to-Rent on IMN Spotlight Interview

Managing Partners Brad and Michael Cooper with Blue River Development, along with CEO and Managing Partner Jason Joseph with Trilogy Investment Company, recently joined the IMN Spotlight Interview series with Rosie Bell to discuss their involvement in the build-to-rent (BTR) market. Atlanta-based Blue River Development is a land and lot origination development company with approximately 6,000 lots across the Southeast. Blue[...]

US housing economy

US Housing Market Insights from Dr. Robert Dietz

Dr. Robert Dietz, Chief Economist of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), recently addressed the public affairs and communications committee at the fall leadership meetings in Palm Springs, California, sharing information on the US Housing Market. As an active member of NAHB, I am fortunate to chair public affairs for NAHB this year and have the opportunity to hear[...]

Blue River Development BTR Closings

Despite Market Turbulence, Blue River Development BTR Closings Don’t Skip a Beat

Blue River Development (BRD) celebrates a major milestone by closing eight Build-to-Rent (BTR) deals in partnership with Haven Realty Capital. Despite challenging conditions in the BTR market due to rising capital costs, BRD has maintained robust deal flow, successfully pairing builders with the right BTR groups and facilitating transactions from contract to completed homes. "Haven Realty Capital’s acquisition of these eight[...]

Lori Lane - Buckhead Managing Broker for Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties

Lori Lane Named Interim Buckhead Broker

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Names Lori Lane as Temporary Head for Buckhead Unit Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties (BHHSGA) has named Lori Lane as the acting Managing Broker for its Buckhead operations. Lane, already a prominent name in the real estate sector, will concurrently serve as the President and Managing Broker of the thriving New Homes Division and also holds[...]

Blue River Lifestyle Communities announces its first for-sale project, Mayfair on Main, situated at the prime location of Main Street and Roswell Street in Alpharetta.

Blue River Lifestyle Communities Announces First Community

Mayfair on Main offers luxurious living within walking distance of downtown Alpharetta Blue River Lifestyle Communities announces its first for-sale project, Mayfair on Main, situated at the prime location of Main Street and Roswell Street in Alpharetta. This exciting development marks the inauguration of Blue River Lifestyle Communities, a division of Blue River Development focused on creating high-end, walkable lifestyle communities[...]

home under construction - Buffet bets on U.S. Housing

Buffet Bets on U.S. Housing Market

A recent Fortune article reports that Warren Buffet just made a big bet on the U.S. housing market, and from Blue River Development's perspective, it is easy to see why. The recent investment by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in three leading U.S. homebuilders – D.R. Horton, Lennar and NVR – signals strong confidence in the U.S. housing market. The investments, worth[...]

Shirley Gary with Ansley International Real Estate

Shirley Gary Heads to Ansley Christie’s Real Estate

Shirley Gary, one of the top-selling real estate agents in metro Atlanta, and the #1 Engel & Volkers agent in the country by unit sales, has joined Ansley Christie’s International Real Estate, the exclusive Atlanta-area affiliate of the Christie’s International Real Estate global luxury network. Gary, who previously owned an Engel & Volkers franchise with offices in Buckhead and north Fulton[...]

Engel & Völkers Huffstickler aquires Buckhead and North Fulton

Christa Huffstickler Acquires Engel & Völkers Buckhead and North Fulton

Christa Huffstickler, the founder and CEO of Engel & Völkers Atlanta, is taking over existing Engel & Völkers territories in Buckhead and North Fulton and launching a new shop in Sandy Springs. The real question is, where is real estate dynamo Shirley Gary who founded these two locations going? We will report more on Gary as the news evolves. Huffstickler will[...]