Blaine Kelley is Senior Vice President of CBRE's Global Supply Chain Practice in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as a member of CBRE’s E-Commerce Group. 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 financial savings for his clients with proven results 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 20 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. During his career, Mr. Kelley has completed leasing and sales transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $400 million. 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.