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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[...]

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Push Forward with Land Development

Land development takes time. St. Bourke reminds home builders and others that making the decision to delay land development now will only put them behind the curve in 18-24 months when interest rates return to palatable levels and demand rebounds. It takes time to develop a community. While the general expectation is that critical factors like interest rates and available home[...]

Blue River Development Managing Principals Michael and Brad Cooper

Royal Estates: 74-Acre Hwy 211 Project in Winder is Zoned

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC recently closed and received zoning and development approvals on Royal Estates, a master-planned residential subdivision with single-family homes off Highway 211 near the terminus of the West Winder Bypass. Slated for 173 single-family homes, the 74-acre property was part of a family estate since the 1800s. Royal Estates is located near the West Winder Bypass on[...]

Parkland Communities Wins South Gwinnett Zoning for Windance Lake

Parkland Communities is pleased to announce zoning approval for Windance Lake, a 111 single-family home community in south Gwinnett County. The 50.87-acre property is located on Beaver Road in Loganville; projected home prices start from low $400,000s. This area of Gwinnett County is known for its equestrian lifestyle, with many beautiful horse farms that create a quiet pastoral setting for[...]

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Community Amenities: Creativity Takes Precedence

St. Bourke integrates amenities that complement communities St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company, thinks about community amenities differently post pandemic. Amenities are no longer a “luxury” feature of higher priced communities; amenities now a necessary component when designing and constructing a successful community. “Residents want to live, work and play in their own communities with a strong emphasis[...]

Blue River Development Managing Principals Michael and Brad Cooper

Blue River Development Donates Land to Local Church, City of McDonough

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC recently donated 1.5 acres to the City of McDonough for a new fire department, as well as 2+ acres to expand New Creation Christian Academy. These latest contributions are a part of the developer’s commitment to directly impacting the areas it serves. The 2.07 acres donated to New Creation Christian Academy sit adjacent to 62 acres[...]

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St. Bourke Transforms NorthShore Development in Camden County

St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company working on behalf of Drapac Capital Partners (DCP), revitalized NorthShore on the St. Mary’s River in Kingsland, Camden County, Georgia. Dormant since the Great Recession and acquired by DCP in 2015, this premier waterfront community encompasses 750 acres of pristine low country and comprises 625 total homesites across five distinct[...]

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Brian Deriso Joins St. Bourke as Senior Director – Planning & Design

St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company, announces Brian Deriso, RLA as Senior Director – Planning & Design. Deriso is a highly experienced planning and design professional who brings more than two decades of experience in landscape architecture, site design and project management to the St. Bourke team. “Brian has extensive experience in residential real estate including single-family,[...]