About Us

Company History

Gordon H. Kolb and Linda N. Kolb founded Gordon H. Kolb Real Estate in 1972 as a commercial and industrial brokerage in southern Louisiana. In 1978, they incorporated Gordon H. Kolb Developments, Inc. as a company domiciled in New Orleans, Louisiana, to be involved in the acquisition, development, ownership, and sale of commercial and income-producing properties.

In 1989, the company’s name was changed to GHK Developments, Inc., which has now become the parent company. Gordon Kolb, Jr. joined the company in January 2003. Today he oversees the project management, project coordination and daily operations of the company.

In our history, GHK Developments, Inc. has developed almost three million square feet of gross leasable area. GHK Developments, Inc. has built the 5,000th store for Walgreens in Richmond, Virginia, as well as the 6,000th store in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Success based on strong relationships

Our corporate philosophy at GHK Developments is very simple. Our way of doing business is based on strong relationships. Trust and integrity are very important to us. We follow up with the necessary paperwork and legal documents, but we do a lot on a handshake. We at GHK Developments work hard to get a project complete, on budget and on schedule. We strive to go the extra mile to ensure our clients a successful location, simultaneously working and building strong relationships with people we meet and work with along the way.


Gordon H. Kolb Sr.

Chairman / CEO

Gordon H. Kolb Jr. (Gordo)


Melissa Schindler

Office Manager