David K. Blackwood

“If you refuse to see two sides of an issue, you have rendered yourself blind in one eye.”

David Blackwood founded Blackwood Real Estate, Inc. in 1989 as a full service commercial real estate brokerage company, engaged in the sale of residential and commercial land, the sale and leasing of commercial properties, and consulting for both residential and commercial developments.  Since founding Blackwood Real Estate, Inc., Mr. Blackwood has sold more than 8,000 acres of land and more than 12,000 residential building lots.   In addition to commercial sales and leasing, Mr. Blackwood has been the principal consultant on the development of 15 residential communities, counting among his clients BB&T, South Charles Realty Corporation (now Bank of America), Beazer Homes Corporation, The Hylton Group, First Union (now Wells and Fargo Bank), and PNC Bank.    Before founding Blackwood Real Estate, Inc., David Blackwood was the Senior Vice President for The Fried Companies, Inc., a residential and commercial development company based in Springfield.  During his tenure, Fried Companies acquired land for 4,000 residential building lots and 200 acres of commercial property in the Fredericksburg market.  Prior to that, Mr. Blackwood opened and managed the Washington area offices for The Myers Group, Inc., and was in charge of land acquisitions for the syndication of land for investment.  Before moving to Fairfax, Virginia in early 1985, Mr. Blackwood was in the land brokerage business in Dallas, Texas.


  • 30 years in commercial real estate
  • 26 years in the Fredericksburg market
  • 26 years in land development and development consulting
  • Performed leasing and sales of commercial properties for countless clients
  • Sold more than 8,000 acres and 12,000 residential building lots in the Fredericksburg area
  • Handled acquisitions of land for development and/or syndications for a major land investment group and national retailers
  • Provided development consulting services for numerous clients 

  • Virginia Real Estate Board Principal Broker License
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI) – Member
  • Certified Manager of Community Associations – CMCA
  • Association Management Specialist – AMS

  • Bachelor of Arts: Business Finance from the University of Oklahoma