Jacksonville native Andy Allen attended Wolfson High School and graduated Salutatorian in 1999. He attended Jacksonville University where he majored in Finance, minored in Marketing, was a Cleveland Golf Academic All-American, and earned the President’s Award (Scholar Athlete Award) for the graduating class of 2003.
Andy Launched Corner Lot Properties in 2009 where he quickly became the largest real estate investor in Northeast Florida, showing over $500 million of residential real estate transactions to include acquisition, rehabilitation, and disposition. From 2011-2014, Andy’s companies facilitated more than 3,000 homes for the country’s largest residential REIT, American Homes 4 Rent(AH4R). His companies were in charge of the brokerage, construction, and rental management for AH4R in Northeast Florida, which became one of their top producing markets. He subsequently launched Heritage Holdings, his own residential portfolio of 1,100 single-family homes, one of the largest in Duval County.
Andy formed Corner Lot Development Group(CLDG) in 2017 with his business partner, George Leone. Since then, CLDG has conducted the entitlement, permitting, or construction of more than 3,000 lots for multiple national homebuilding companies. In 2019, they drove Corner Lot’s total capitalization to well over $1 billion by launching Corner Lot Living, a multi-family development platform currently developing over 2,000 apartment units.
He was included in Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2015 and was named a Top Entrepreneur by the Jacksonville Daily Record in 2022. Outside of real estate, Andy enjoys Jaguar football and is one of the top amateur golfers in Jacksonville. He cherishes spending time with his wife Kristen and his two children, Ava and Payne. They’ve traveled much of the world together including a summer in Europe, a winter in Southeast Asia, and multiple trips to Scandinavia On weekends, you can find Andy coaching baseball for his beloved Marlins or Jimis at the Hendricks Avenue Community Athletic Association. Coaching and growing his city are truly his passions!