Karen Rodriguez, Founder, President
Karen Rodriguez is a Real Estate entrepreneur and founder of GROUP KORA, Atlanta’s premier team for luxury condominium sales, both in resales and new developments. Over the last twelve years, Rodriguez has set Price-Per-Square-Foot records in the city’s most affluent areas of Buckhead and Midtown Atlanta. She has been responsible for sales and marketing for numerous marquee condominium projects, worth a half a billion dollars in sales. Karen and her team have garnered a reputation for excellence and has represented and worked with some of the world’s most influential people.
Rodriguez is a recognized and sought-after new development sales and marketing force, responsible for the highly-successful Ritz-Carlton Residences project. She led her team to close more than $100 million in sales in just 2-1/2 years during the housing crisis aftermath. Recruited in January of 2014 to single-handedly take over all sales and marketing for the high-profile Mandarin Oriental project, designed by renowned New York architect A.M. Stern. Under Karen’s leadership, sales soared to over $90M and increased by 150% within her first 90 days of taking over the project.
As a licensed broker and investor with more than twelve years of Atlanta luxury real estate experience, she is known as the “Condo Queen,” a title given to her by other Atlanta Realtors and the local media, who turn to her for her market knowledge and expertise in the Atlanta condominium market. She also serves as a regular real estate contributor/blogger for the Atlanta Business Chronicle and has been featured or quoted in Forbes, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Yahoo Real Estate.
In 2015, Rodriguez decided to start her own firm to expand her footprint of innovative sales and marketing in the luxury Atlanta real estate market with the launch of KORA Real Estate Group. In 2016, KORA Real Estate Group merged with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties to further enhance her reach and international presence.
Her current portfolio includes more than $250 million dollars in the project pipeline and to date she has closed more luxury condo sales than any other Realtor in Atlanta
When not working, Rodriguez enjoys spending time with her family and two yellow Labs, Brody and Saban, and traveling to her second home in Miami Florida.