Mission Statement

Seek to maximize investor returns, through a creative and dynamic enhancement of retail investment, development, leasing and advisory opportunities.

Team


real estate investment retail atlantaParker G. Blanchard – President

Parker serves as the President of all BRE-related companies.

Prior to founding BRE, Parker was Vice President of Acquisitions for a private real estate fund, where they acquired over 40 “value-add” shopping centers and single tenant assets with an aggregate value in excess of $300,000,000. Parker maintains tight-knit relationships with many of the largest retail owners, developers, and brokers on the east coast, and is actively involved with the International Council of Shopping Centers, where he has served as a committee member.

Parker graduated from the University of Georgia.


real estate investment retail atlantaShawn Gleason – Development Partner

Shawn joined Blanchard Real Estate in 2018 and currently serves as Development Partner.

Shawn’s daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: site feasibility & due diligence, site planning, design, entitlements, construction and construction management. Shawn is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Urban Land Institute.

Prior to joining BRE, Shawn served as a deployment manager for Tesla Motors where he oversaw the rollout of their Supercharger network throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States.

Shawn graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.


real estate investment retail atlantaPatrick T. Sullivan – Senior Associate

Patrick joined Blanchard Real Estate in 2016 and currently serves as a Senior Associate.  Patrick’s daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: business development, sourcing acquisition opportunities, financial modeling, and due diligence efforts.  Patrick is a licensed real estate sales person in the State of Georgia and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Before moving to BRE, Patrick started his career at SunTrust in their Wholesale Development Program. After graduating from the WDP program, Patrick moved to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey with the Financial Risk Management team.

Patrick graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Finance. He now resides in Atlanta, and spends his free time mountaineering, rock climbing, skiing, fly fishing and golfing.


real estate investment retail atlantaEdward Neblett – Senior Associate

Edward joined Blanchard Real Estate in 2019 and currently serves as a Senior Associate.

Edward’s daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: business development, sourcing acquisition opportunities, financial modeling, and due diligence efforts.  Edward is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Georgia and is a member of the Association of Young Real Estate Professionals and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Prior to joining BRE, Edward worked as an associate on the investment sales team at Eastdil Secured, where he focused on financial underwriting and the preparation of Offering Memorandums. During his time at Eastdil, Edward assisted in the execution of over $1.5 billion in closed retail and office transactions.

Edward graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Finance.