❝Boulevard Properties is committed to advancing large urban development projects and city-making that embrace 21st century trends and collaborating
with those who believe that magic exist at the intersection of people and place❞
Anthony Flanagan is the founder of Boulevard Properties LLC, a global real estate development corporation. He serves as CEO and Chairman for the company and leads the organization in real estate business formations, partnership and investment structuring, global organization formation and innovative mega-scale development. He serves as the company’s global leader and managing partner for partnerships and alliances and is uniquely knowledgable in global real estate business, organizational development, operations and a pioneer in mega-scale project development. Leveraging three decades of experience and expertise in global trends resulting in leading-edge development of integrated districts and city-making of extraordinary character and unparalleled value.
He believes that magic exists at the intersection of people and place. With visionary focus he brings a pioneering practice and industry leadership to partnerships and alliances world-wide. His emphasis, most importantly, is that we do the right thing. We always act with integrity – taking responsibility for our work, caring for our people and staying focused on integrity, innovative solutions and sustainability. We make investments in our partnerships, people and communities, so we can grow together. His depth and breath of experience is extensive, both in the USA and globally, with several mega-scale developments and real estate portfolio’s world-wide, some individually exceeding USD $10.0 billion in value.
An expert in large scale mixed-use real estate development and city-making, integrating uses such as: residential, retail, commercial, research and development, cultural, art, hospitality and entertainment. He has championed the “Whole Living” principles, bringing it into every aspect of the company’s work. As a testament of his success, his leadership resulted in numerous mega-scale developments such as: Treasure Island (USA), Hunter’s Point (The Shipyard, USA), the Candlestick redevelopment (USA), the Whole Living community (China), Al Widyan (Saudi Arabia), Vidnoye (Russia), and the signature pioneering achievement and internationally recognized Santana Row District, to name a few. Today these properties and his involvement in over 100 others world-wide have been recognized for excellence and are considered globally as leading-edge urban models for integrated city-making development.
Alan Hess, from the San Jose Mercury News stated that, “we really had no right to expect Santana Row would turn out this well. The vision was so far reaching, the commercial program so unconventional, the design so complex, the execution so painstaking…”
John King, from the San Francisco Chronicle news on Treasure Island, “ we’re being shown an unprecedented vision of urban development – one crafted in response to the San Francisco Bay Area’s odd blend of urbanity and environmentalism”
From the San Jose Mercury News “Santana Row is the iPhone of shopping centers. Its uncommon concept took the appealing spaces that draw people like a magnet to traditional downtowns – sidewalks, parks, streets, tall buildings – and tweaked them into a high – octane design that was first and foremost, a place where people enjoy going.”
President William J. Clinton Foundation “At the C40 Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Treasure Island demonstrates Climate Positive strategies, setting a compelling environmental and economic example for cities to follow…and a global model for excellence.”
His emphasis is that, “we focus on solving our greatest challenges in urban living by transforming visions and intangible ideas into inspiring solutions, and most importantly, to do one thing: to create inspiring places of an enduring quality.” We have an insatiable curiosity about transformative global trends challenging the status quo. We place strong emphasis on leadership from experience and global observations to maximize positive impact, driven by a superior user experience. We have a long-term commitment to create an urban experience with extraordinary character and superior value.
As former managing principal of several publicly traded companies, his leadership resulted in numerous real estate urban development divisions and partnership platforms. As former President of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN), a Fortune 500 company he led the urban division practice, including business and strategic planning, operations, organizational development and portfolio leadership of mega-scale urban mixed-use developments. He is also the former West Coast Operations Managing Director and Chief Development Officer for Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT), a Standard and Poor 500 company were he established the Western USA’s headquarters and under his leadership lead the company’s mixed-use mega-scale developments.
Mr. Flanagan is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and holds two Master’s degrees in Real Estate Development and Finance, and Architecture, and with an undergraduate degree in Urban Design. He participates in several global organizations, he is an author of several academic articles, and participates in numerous keynote speaking engagements world-wide and interviews by all aspects of the media – podcast, television, radio, newspaper and magazines.
❝ I am proud that Boulevard Properties continues to offer vision, innovation, and new direction for the real estate industry, and that we have had the opportunity to share our knowledge worldwide. Boulevard Properties exists to do one thing: to create extraordinary, sustainable, and inspiring places of an enduring quality. We’re committed to constantly seeking new ideas and challenging the industry to enhance the user experience. We firmly believe that our results consistently deliver great places, and superior returns to investors. ❞