New Home Insights Podcast Episode 61: Branden Lombardi | John Burns Real Estate Consulting

Episode 61: Inspiring a New Way to Rent: Branden Lombardi of BB Living

In the second episode of our three-part series on build-for-rent (BFR), Branden Lombardi, President of BB Living, joins us to share how his company has branded itself as the “best in class” within the BFR world.

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Branden Lombardi, President & COO/CIO, BB Living
  • Branden is the COO/CIO for BB Living Residential, focusing on overseeing the day to day activities as it relates to acquisitions, development and operation of BB Living’s “Build to Rent” communities
  • Since joining BB Living in 2015, Branden has concentrated on devising an investment strategy focused on high-quality locations in Metropolitan Phoenix, specifically within master-planned communities and expanding this investment thesis to new markets. Branden oversees all entitlement and planning efforts for the communities as well as the product design process in conjunction with the construction team
  • Branden led the adaptation of a new strategy for property management in the SFR world, leading to the hiring of Mark-Taylor Residential, the top Class “A” multi-family property manager in Metro Phoenix, as leasing and property manager for BB Living communities.

  • Prior to BB Living, Branden was a principal with Aspire Real Estate Investments and was part of the single-family housing REIT Beazer Pre-Owned Homes. Branden began his career in the real estate industry working for Land Advisors Organization, focusing on master planned communities across the US. Branden founded the non-profit organization The Branden Lombardi Foundation at age 18, which focuses on the Arizona cancer community


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