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Blaine Kelley

Senior Vice President

Blaine Kelley

Senior Vice President
+1 404 9231496
+1 404 9231593

Atlanta

3280 Peachtree Road, NE
Terminus 100, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30305
+1 404 504 7900
+1 404 504 0028

Professional Experience

Blaine Kelley is Senior Vice President of CBRE's Global Supply Chain Practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Kelley has consulted leading global companies, representing shippers, manufacturers and logistics companies in their real estate strategy and implementation. He applies an integrated business approach that combines site selection, consulting with exceptional market savvy and insight. Mr. Kelley is adept at creating transformational outcomes for his clients in domestic and global markets.

Mr. Kelley has expertise in all aspects of corporate real estate, lease negotiation and restructuring, strategic planning, port expertise, build-to-suit oversight and site selection consulting. Mr. Kelley utilizes strategic supply chain understanding with aggressive, impactful real estate strategy and execution to deliver superior results for his clients.

Over the years, he has become recognized as an Industry leader and one of Atlanta’s most successful industrial brokers, completing leasing and sales transactions of more than 25 million square feet in the past five years. The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors consistently has recognized Mr. Kelley as one of the city’s Top Industrial Producers. He was appointed to the Atlanta Logistics Innovation Council in recognition of his considerable expertise in this area. 

Prior to joining CBRE, he served as a Senior Project Manager for the Georgia Department of Industry and Trade, the state’s economic development office. Additionally, Mr. Kelley served as an infantry platoon leader in the U.S. Army Reserve, achieving the rank of First Lieutenant.

​Mr. Kelley's value-add approach capitalizes on his unique combination of industrial real estate expertise, economic development experience and unmatched market knowledge. Mr. Kelley has provided insights into market trends for several local and national business publications and speaks regularly at Supply Chain Conferences, Universities and industry events across the country.


Professional Affiliations/ Accreditations


  • Atlanta Logistics Innovation Council, Appointee
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Member
  • SIOR Designation
  • U.S. Panama Business Council Southeast, Corporate Advisory Board
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle – Best in Atlanta Real Estate Award, Winner – Industrial, 2012
  • Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors – Top Industrial Tenant Producer, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • CBRE Industrial Advisory Council
  • Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors – Phoenix Award
  • CoStar Power Broker – Top Industrial Leasing Broker, 2008, 2011, 2012


Education


  • Vanderbilt University ​

Significant Assignments

 

  • American Port Services  | National | +1,000,000 SF
  • ANS Logistics | Savannah, GA | 125,000 SF
  • Ashley Furniture | Atlanta, GA | 315,000 SF
  • Averitt Express | National | 50 acres
  • Beaulieu Industries | National | 520,000 SF
  • Best Buy | Atlanta, GA | 200,000 SF
  • Carlisle Tire and Wheel | Atlanta, GA | 676,000 SF
  • Carter's | Atlanta, GA | +2,500,000 SF
  • Consolidated Container | National |162,000 SF
  • Dole Foods Import Center | Savannah, GA | 220,000 SF
  • DOT Foods | National | 500,000 SF
  • DuPont Flooring | Atlanta, GA | 150,000 SF
  • Eastman Kodak | Atlanta, GA | 115,000 SF
  • Flowers Foods | National | +300,000 SF
  • Ford Motor Company | Atlanta, GA | +1,000,000 SF
  • General Electric | Atlanta, GA  | +1,500,000 SF
  • IFCO Systems | Atlanta, GA | 200,000 SF
  • Interface | National | +3,000,000 SF 
  • Keebler Company | Atlanta, GA | 275,000 SF
  • Midwest Air Technologies | Savannah, GA | 225,000 SF
  • Miller Zell | Atlanta, GA | 415,000 SF
  • RR Donnelley Logistics | Atlanta, GA | 360,000 SF
  • Steelcase | Atlanta, GA | 220,000 SF
  • Toto USA | National | +1,500,000 SF
  • Uline, Inc. | National | +1,000,000 SF
  • Verizon Logistics | Atlanta, GA | 400,000 SF
  • Yusen Logistics | National | +1,500,000

Clients


  • AGCO Corporation
  • Averitt Express
  • Carter’s
  • Dot Foods
  • Empire Distributors
  • Flexsteel
  • Flowers Foods
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Electric
  • Uline, Inc.
  • Yusen Logistics

Blaine Kelley

Senior Vice President
+1 404 9231496
+1 404 9231593

Atlanta

3280 Peachtree Road, NE
Terminus 100, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30305
+1 404 504 7900
+1 404 504 0028