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[...]

Dirt is moving at Sugarloaf Landing, a build to rent project in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Parkland Residential Breaks Ground on Sugarloaf Landing

Parkland Residential has started development at Sugarloaf Landing, a build-to-rent community featuring 114 stacked townhomes in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Located on 10 acres at 3440 and 3460 Sugarloaf Parkway near the intersection of Sugarloaf Parkway and Five Forks Trickum Road, developer Parkland Communities broke ground last week. “It is a great feeling to see dirt moving at this long-anticipated community,” Parkland Residential[...]

Jim Jacobi with Tim Sullivan from Zonda

Jacobi Speaking at Zonda’s Future of Build to Rent Conference

Jim Jacobi, president of Parkland Communities and Parkland Residential, is a featured speaker at Zonda’s The Future of Build to Rent conference located in Dallas, Texas, March 27 – 28, 2023. This event provides a data-grounded exploration of what 2023 holds for Build to Rent. The conference looks at supply and demand forecasts, hot and not markets, potential headwinds, and[...]

Ranch Cottages for Rent Bedroom Interior

Reimagine 2023 with Ranch Cottages for Rent

Unlock a lifestyle complete with sought-after amenities, flexible floorplans and more in linked locations across Georgia with Ranch Cottages for Rent! Designed with renters by choice in mind, The Cottages currently has six communities leasing, ideal for millennials, active adults and seniors searching for a new beginning! With five floorplans straight from the brilliant minds at Jim Chapman Communities, each floorplan[...]

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Things You Need to Know Before Renting a House

If you're thinking about renting a house, there are a few things you need to know before making the leap. From understanding the different types of homes available to lease and various leases to knowing your rights as a tenant, it's important to be well-informed before signing anything. From build-to-rent, to corporate housing to single-family rentals, there are many options available[...]

IMN Single Family Rental Forum

Jacobi to Present as Featured Panelist at IMN Single Family Rental Forum

Jim Jacobi, president of Parkland Communities and Parkland Residential, is a featured panelist during the 10th Annual IMN Single Family Rental Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona, December 5 – 7, 2022. This industry-leading event brings together REITs, funds, aggregators, investors, developers, home builders and others for two-and-a-half days of lively discussion, thoughtful debate, and networking. Jacobi has entitled +1,000 BTR lots around[...]

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JPMorgan Enters Atlanta Build to Rent Market

JPMorgan is getting into the build-to-rent market starting with investments in Atlanta. A joint venture agreement was reached between megabank JPMorgan and Haven Realty Capital on November 15. Together the companies are spending up to $1 billion to acquire build-to-rent properties. Haven Realty Capital got its start in Los Angles in 2010. The company became an early adopter of the build-to-rent[...]

Plat map of Stonecrest Development showing plan for townhomes, single family homes and amenities

Parkland Communities Permits 389 Home Project in Stonecrest

Parkland Communities Inc., a privately-owned, multifaceted real estate development and investment firm in Atlanta, announces that Land Development Permits are in hand for 389 lots in the City of Stonecrest located on Hayden Quarry Road at Turner Hill Road. Located along the I-20 growth corridor in DeKalb County, the community includes both build-to-rent townhomes and single-family homes for sale. Crestwind Township[...]

build to rent townhomes

Parkland Residential Announces Successful BTR Refinance

Sweetwater Springs in Lawrenceville locks in long-term financing Parkland Residential announces the successful BTR refinance of phase one of Sweetwater Springs through Fannie Mae. This wildly successful build-to-rent community leased its initial 58 townhomes within 90 days – before construction was even complete! “Thanks to Fannie Mae, Sweetwater Springs is refinanced, securing our long-term financing,” Parkland Residential President Jim Jacobi said. “I’d[...]

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[...]