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Joseph Properties, the real estate development and management division of Joseph & Company, is owned and operated by Leo E. Joseph, Jr.  Leo’s background includes experience in appraisal, consultation, brokerage, development and property management, and throughout his career he has been affiliated and certified by numerous real estate organizations in the southeastern U.S. 

  • This division of the company includes all facets of the development process
    • Study of market areas and the potential demand for various types of development
    • Acquisition of land
    • Working with local, county and state organizations to obtain required approvals
    • Being personally involved in all aspects of construction 
    • Marketing the newly developed properties for sale or lease
    • Actively managing leased properties
  • The company’s expansion by becoming directly involved in the market brought an even greater understanding of the various real estate disciplines.
  • The practical knowledge and experience gained through being active in development and management enabled the company to provide a unique and more in-depth perspective in all aspects its existing appraisal and consultation services. 

The various properties that were developed and constructed by Joseph Properties are portrayed below.


The following residential properties were developed by and are currently owned and managed by Joseph Properties.

Space currently available for lease by Joseph Properties. Call 205-822-1998 for more information.

Blue Ridge Villas
Hoover, AL

Townhome Apartment Community

53-unit townhome apartment community constructed in 1998. The design of the development was inspired by the architecture of San Francisco, where many communities are designed to take advantage of limited space and steep terrain while offering view amenities.

Several floor plans and unit sizes and many amenities. For a virtual tour, follow this link:


Homes are currently available for sale on beautifully landscaped lots with trees. Call 205-631-0095 for more information.

Peachtree Crossings
Gardendale, AL

Manufactured Home Community

Upscale manufactured home community developed in 1993.  Features a large clubhouse and pool and separate mini-storage area for the residents.  All homes are resident owned and home sites are leased to the homeowners.

Link to Peachtree web site coming soon.


Homes and lots available for sale! Please visit the Highland Ridge web site for more information.

Highland Ridge
Chelsea, AL

Residential Subdivision

New upscale development completed in 2008. Features large wooded lots (3/4 acre +).  Finished homes for sale priced from $350,000 to $400,000. Lots also available for sale to individuals and approved builders.

For more information visit the Highland Ridge web site: http://highlandridgechelsea.com/index.html


The residential properties below were also developed by Joseph Properties but have been sold to other companies or individuals.

1840 16th Street South
Birmingham, AL

Five-Story Apartment Building

This apartment building was constructed by Joseph Properties in 1989.

The building was designed and placed on the steeply sloping property in a manner to maximize use of the land and provide scenic views of the city for all residents. 


Oakbrooke Estates
Alabaster, AL

Residential Development

This 19-lot site was developed and all homes built by Joseph Properties.  Homes sold in the $175,000 to $200,000 in the year 2000.



Cedar Crest Twin Homes
Hoover, AL

Residential Development

Built in 1985, this development consisted of 3-Bedroom 2 ½ bath twin homes.  There are a total of 24 total units which were all sold within 8 months of completion.



The Willows
Gardendale, AL

Residential Development

The homes and site were developed by Joseph Properties in 1996.


The following commercial properties were developed by and are currently held and managed by Joseph Properties.

1236 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Hoover, AL

Multi-Tenant Office Building

This is the current home office of Joseph & Company and Joseph Properties. The property was purchased and built in 1994.



1432 Highway 31
Vestavia Hills, AL

Stand-Alone Retail Building

This retail building was constructed in 1994.  Don’s Carpet One has occupied the building since its completion. 



Space currently available for lease. Call 205-822-1998 for more information.

Rocky Ridge Place
2159 Rocky Ridge Road
Hoover, AL

Office/Retail Shopping Center

Site developed in 2001. The center contains ±20,000 square feet of office and retail space



Space currently available for lease. Call 205-822-1998 for more information.

Hoover Court Town Center
1941 Hoover Court
Hoover, AL

Office/Retail Shopping Center

This property was purchased and then completely renovated and redeveloped by Joseph Properties in 2004. There are two buildings on the site. The one-story building contains all retail tenants, and the two-story building is a mix of retail and office space.


Some of the earlier commercial developments developed by Joseph Properties are shown below. These properties have sold to other companies and individuals.

1100 23rd Street
Birmingham, AL

Multi-Tenant Office Building

Built in 1985 as new construction. This was the first office facility built by Joseph & Company, and it initially served as the company’s first home office.



2217 10th Court South
Birmingham, AL

Multi-Tenant Office Building

This property was formerly a residence. It was completely renovated in 1987 as an office building.