Mike Birnbrey

Mike Birnbrey 2023

Mike founded Southbound Development Group in January of 2017. As CEO of Southbound, on top of overseeing all day to day operations, Mike’s primary responsibility is spearheading Southbound’s build to suit and multi-tenant development program by way of his existing relationships with national and franchise tenants while also cultivating new relationships and creating new opportunities. Additionally, Mike is primarily responsible for the lease negotiation process as well as the pre-construction and construction phases of Southbound’s projects.

Prior to starting Southbound Development Group, Mike worked as a development associate for three years at Salomon Real Estate Group out of Atlanta where his primary responsibility was site selection and acquisitions. Before working at Salomon, Mike worked at a large private investment and development company, Halpern Enterprises, where he spearheaded the new build to suit division. Mike started his development career as a market research analyst and site selection associate at Insite Real Estate out of Chicago.

Mike’s hobbies include golf, traveling and rooting on Georgia sports. He currently resides in Brookhaven with his wife, Jen, twin boys, Cody and Mason, and their dog, Murphy.