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Wesley DeFoor is a Principled Leader in Commercial Real Estate Development.
Wesley DeFoor has led DeFoor Ventures, LLC and Cornerstone Development Partners, LLC with strategic vision and management experience in developing commercial real estate projects throughout the Southeastern United States.
In his 25-year career, Wesley has delivered business success for clients and partners in multiple facets of the real estate business, including construction, leasing, and development. His business track record and principled character has led Wesley to develop great partnerships over the years.
One such partnership was with the late Robert F. Kern of Cornerstone Development Partners, LLC (CDP). The CDP Building project is located near Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta at the intersection of Peachtree Road and Collier Road. The property is currently under contract with a developer to bring a boutique hotel to the site.
He is currently leading an extensive range of innovative development projects in Georgia and Florida. These include the CDP Building; a Class AA multifamily building project at 2909 Peachtree Road in Atlanta. He also recently concluded 2 projects along Hollowell Parkway, working alongside Georgia Institute of Technology for access into this mixed use project. He has 5 projects underway in the Panama City Beach/Santa Rosa Beach area which include mixed use, townhomes and single family homes, beachfront and inlet. Currently, in partnership with Brock Built Homes are three major projects in Florida – Nellie, Mack Bayou & Bishop Tolbert. In addition, he has spearheaded the Front Beach project which is a luxury short-term rental coastal community.
Wesley began his career in the construction business with the Fortune-Johnson Company. He brought this experience into commercial real estate brokerage when he joined Advantis Realty. There, Wesley focused on tenant representation and investment sales of commercial properties. In 2003, Wesley formed his own development company. In 2004 he guided development of retail projects in Atlanta, as well as mixed-use and resort style developments in the Florida Panhandle.
As an expert on the future of retail in office buildings and on mixed-use development, Wesley offers key insights at industry meetings and professional association gatherings.
Wesley is an Atlanta native. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and supports the arts, culture, civic, and nonprofit causes throughout metro Atlanta. He is married with three children.