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The Agency Development Group Welcomes Maranda Blanton as Managing Director to Lead Nashville Expansion

by | Sep 11, 2023

The Agency Development Group (TADG) is thrilled to announce Maranda Blanton joins the team as Managing Director, where she will spearhead new development for the firm in the Nashville market. With over two decades of experience in new development marketing and sales, Maranda is welcomed to The Agency after holding a senior position with Compass Development Marketing Group. The Agency launched an office in Nashville earlier this year, its first in Tennessee.


With Maranda Blanton at the helm, The Agency Development Group is poised to make a significant impact on the Nashville real estate scene, solidifying its position as a market leader and innovator in new development marketing and sales. Maranda brings a wealth of knowledge to her position. Since relocating to Nashville in late 2019, Maranda has been deeply involved in a diverse pipeline of proposed and closed sales, amassing an impressive total value exceeding $600 million. 


“We are absolutely delighted to welcome Maranda Blanton back to The Agency to lead our expansion into the vibrant Nashville market,” shared Mike Leipart, Managing Partner of TADG. “Maranda’s unique skill set and unparalleled ability to guide a development from its inception to a successful closeout have set her apart as a visionary in the industry. Her extensive experience and deep connections and respect within the industry make her a natural choice to spearhead our efforts in this region.”


Maranda is known for her meticulous focus on all aspects of development. Prior to her relocation, she directed marketing and sales efforts for The Agency Development Group’s Los Angeles portfolio of iconic and historic developments, including The W Hollywood Residences, Solair, and Park Hyatt Los Angeles Residences. 


“I am honored to rejoin The Agency Development Group and take on the role of Managing Partner for the Nashville market,” Maranda shared. “Nashville’s dynamic real estate landscape presents a wealth of opportunities, and I am committed to leading TADG’s expansion with integrity, creativity, and an unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional results.”


The Agency Development Group represents a global portfolio of over $5B in real estate and a track record of success working with some of the world’s leading developers and extraordinary properties. Most recently, the group launched its first new development project in New York Fifteen, a boutique collection of 21 modern residences at 15 West 96th Street, located off Central Park West on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. To date, The Agency Development Group has collaborated with the world’s most prominent developers, including AECOM, SHVO, Howard Hughes Corporation, Combined Properties, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), Starwood, RLH Development’s One&Only Mandarina and Fairmont Mayakoba, Pendry West Hollywood and more.


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