Robert F. Krause, Jr.
Bob Krause is the founder, managing member and President / CEO of Newport Development Partners, LLC. He oversees all aspects of the company’s operations. Over the past thirty-six years, he has specialized in the development of luxury condominiums, apartments, and commercial real estate developments throughout the Southeast. He began his career with Glenridge Properties developing luxury condominiums, later becoming Vice President of the firm. Glenridge Properties was acquired by Post Properties in the early 1980’s. Mr. Krause served as Senior Vice President for Post Properties and was intimately involved in their initial expansion outside of Atlanta. Mr. Krause later served as co-owner and President of Paces Development.
Mr. Krause’s previous involvement with Post Properties led to his partnership with its founder, John Williams, in the formation of Newport Development, LLC in 2003. Mr. Krause graduated with honors from Michigan State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management and Real Estate Studies. He holds a real estate license in the State of Georgia; is a Licensed “Certified General Contractor” in the State of Florida; is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Atlanta Apartment Association, the National Apartment Association, and Sigma Lambda Chi – National Construction Honorary Society. Mr. Krause is an initial organizer, and served on the board of directors of First Landmark Bank for seven years. He and his wife reside in Atlanta.