SouthStar Communities is a residential real estate development company with master-planned properties in the Sunbelt. Since 1999, SouthStar has developed 20 communities throughout FL, TX, GA, NC & SC.
Get to know Justin Stensrud
Justin Stensrud has more than 15 years of online real estate marketing and technology experience. He excels in developing strategic online campaigns and multi-channel marketing programs. His specialties include strategic marketing planning, demand generation, online advertising and digital media buying and social media marketing.
Mr. Stensrud has a passion for real estate and a talent for creating successful online marketing efforts. As Internet Marketing Director for SouthStar Communities, he manages the online sales strategies for eight residential communities across three states. Additionally, Mr. Stensrud oversees the company’s mobile marketing initiatives, search campaigns and social media marketing efforts. He manages multiple strategic partnerships and continuously leverages new media to generate leads and expand the company’s online presence and revenue streams.
Prior to SouthStar Communities, Mr. Stensrud enjoyed a six-year tenure with Bluegreen Communities, a division of Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG). SouthStar Communities acquired Bluegreen Communities in May 2012. During his time at Bluegreen, Justin created some of the company’s most effective sales solutions for its real estate communities.
Mr. Stensrud worked as a founding member of ApartmentMatching.com, an online apartment rental exchange and multi-family marketing services company. Previously, he also worked for zipRealty.com (ZIPR) the nation’s first full-service online residential real estate brokerage during their start-up phase.
Mr. Stensrud earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He studied at the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship established by the SMU Cox School of Business. He has been a licensed real estate agent in the State of Texas since 1997. He also earned an e-Pro Realtor® designation and is available for speaking engagements and consulting services.
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