Jeffory D. Blackard is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blackard Global, Inc. With his distinguished real estate development career now entering it’s 4th decade, Mr. Blackard is responsible for the completion of over 30 Master Planned Communities, comprised in excess of 15,000 single family home sites. During this time, Mr. Blackard had his first experience with the country of Croatia. This proved to be a paradigm shifting moment in both his life and the life of the company.
With a team of seasoned developers, strategic planners, architects, and investment partners, Blackard Global has established itself as a thought leader on the forefront of modern-day village development. The company is the first firm in the world to advocate for the creation of modern-day villages. Before embarking on this journey, the company developed over two billion dollars worth of real estate of varying kinds.
Journey to a village
Beginning in luxury sub-division development, Blackard Companies are now the global leader of the Contemporary Village movement.