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 development consulting for both residential and commercial properties. Since founding Blackwood Real Estate, Inc, Mr. Blackwood has sold more than 6, 000 acres of land and more than 9, 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 Beazer Homes Corporation, The Hylton Group, and Wachovia Bank. Before founding Blackwood Real Estate, Inc, David Blackwood was the Senior Vice President for Fried Companies, Inc, in charge of land acquisitions and sales. During his tenure, Fried Companies acquired and developed land for over 4, 000 residential building lots in the Fredericksburg market. Prior to that, Mr. Blackwood opened and managed the Washington area offices for Myers Group, Inc, 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.