Related Industries & Specialties
- Tenant Representation
- Acquisition—Strategy and Implementation
- Multi-market Transaction Management
- Location Consulting
- Incentive Negotiation
- Port Logistics/Import DC Site Selection
- Build–to–Suit Oversight
- Labor Analysis
"CBRE is a valued long-term partner of Flowers Foods. Blaine Kelley and his team provide us with an outstanding level of personal service and industry-leading expertise. As Flowers expands to nationwide market coverage, we need a team with the resources to handle our everyday needs as well as special projects. CBRE is always prepared to step up and execute on all our projects, large and small, and they continue to be an invaluable resource for our company. "
A. Ryals McMullian, Jr., VP Mergers & Acquisitions and Deputy General Council Flowers Foods, Inc.
"Blaine Kelley and his team at CBRE were instrumental in the successful selection of our new 1 million square foot distribution center. In partnership with our supply chain team, they developed an innovative approach yielding immediate financial value across all strategic drivers of this very important project."
Tom Carroll, VP Real Estate & Construction Carter's Inc.
"Thank you for your good work in our recent project in Columbus, Ohio. Your advocacy and insights into the process served us well and resulted in a successful asset recovery for us. We look forward to expanding our relationship with you as we grow and develop new opportunities together.”
Don Schoenl, President, Nordic Cold Storage
“Blaine’s help in securing our facilities was flawless. His understanding of the current market helped us leverage our rates. Blaine is a true professional.”
David Seem, CFO, Miller Zell
“As an economic developer in an ever-increasing competitive market, it was a pleasure to work with Blaine Kelley with CB Richard Ellis in Atlanta in the recent location of Flowers Foods to my community. His extensive knowledge of the project and his negotiation skills, allowed us to become a more aggressive player in the site selection process.”
Kim Huston—President, Nelson County Economic Development Agency
“Blaine’s knowledge of the Atlanta Market presented Uline with the opportunity to purchase this facility. Getting an institutional owner to sell a single piece of property is not always easy, but Blaine was able to get the job done. He has always done a great job for Uline and we look forward to working with him in the future.”
Phil Hunt, Vice President, Uline
“Blaine has deep insight into the logistics industry which translates into effective real estate strategy and execution for Averitt. Their unique and proven capabilities align well with our needs and growth plans, providing real value for us.”
Chuck Odom, Vice President, Averitt
"Blaine has been instrumental in our successful expansion into the top six ports. His platform has provided critical, local expertise which has been invaluable in our operations. In addition, he is very professional and a pleasure to work with.”
George Powers, President, American Port Services
In the News
- Annual Review + Outlook: 2012 - Journal of Commerce Click here to read Blaine Kelley of CBRE's outlook in the magazine.
- Surging Transload - Journal of Commerce 2011
- Industrial Real Estate Outlook (Video) - Journal of Commerce 2011
Blaine Kelley discusses the outlook for Industrial Real Estate in this video recorded for The Journal of Commerce in January, 2011.
- Annual Review & Outlook Executive Commentary - Journal of Commerce 2011
Blaine Kelley discusses the outlook for Industrial Real Estate in this piece in The Journal of Commerce in January, 2011. To read the article, please click here.
- Class-A Connection - Journal of Commerce 2008
Blaine Kelley, an officer of the Georgia Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), discusses its scholarship program. To read the article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, please click here.
- No time like the present - The Journal of Commerce
- "White-hot" Market - The Journal of Commerce
- Outlook - The Journal of Commerce
- Traffic World | Logistics Hubs: Southeast
- CoStar 2007 Power Broker Awards
All articles have been reposted with permission.