Discover Arlington is a growing resource for the local community in Arlington, VA to engage, connect + be inspired by the incredible businesses in the area. What started as a way for Blake to showcase his expertise of the Arlington area for his real estate business, has exploded into a channel for us to connect + inspire while encouraging people to eat, live and explore everything Arlington, VA.
We've built a platform to showcase the diverse local culture and businesses in Arlington and provide home buyers/sellers the resources they need to make the best decisions for their families. It is our mission to build a stronger community and that is at the core in everything that we do. We love collaborating with the community so much we regularly plan fun events like Fitness + Wellness Festivals, Walking Food Tours, Home Buying Seminars, Entrepreneurial Speaker Series, and so much more. Each Discover Arlington event is focused on building a community of inspired and driven people in Arlington, VA.
Whether you are a business owner wanting to collaborate for an event, a restaurant owner looking to be featured on Restaurants of Arlington, or someone who wants help buying/selling your next home, we would love to meet you and talk about how we can work with you!
Blake is a licensed REALTOR® in Virginia + DC and is one of the top agents in the Long and Foster Arlington Sales office. He is also the founder and head of The Davenport Group. Acting as a professional adviser, Blake mentors locals through one of the biggest decisions of our lives - the home buying and selling process.
Blake graduated from Penn State University with an Industrial Engineering degree. After graduating, he wanted to pursue a career in which he was making an impact and helping people on a daily basis. He grew up watching the HGTV channel with his parents and has always had a fascination with homes. Thus, he quickly found out that helping clients with real estate transactions was the career for him.
Blake created Discover Arlington in hopes to help people learn about the great spots in Arlington, Virginia and to educate them on the important specifics within buying and selling real estate. He designed this site to give first time home buyers all of the resources and knowledge necessary to make the best decision when purchasing a home.
Besides helping clients, Blake enjoys the outdoors, traveling to beautiful nature spots like Lake Königssee (pictured), photography, playing sports, and trying new recipes with Leah.
If you are looking for a superior local real estate adviser who knows how to win in this competitive market, give Blake a call at 703-350-8800.
Read Blake's past client reviews to learn more about he can help you find your next home!
Leah serves as Chief Operating Officer while managing the Discover Arlington Blog and Social Media accounts. Inspired by the idea of “never settle”, Leah has a love of adventure in her since age two. A Northeastern girl at heart, Leah grew up in small town Mayfield, Pennsylvania. Knowing that she wanted something more, Leah decided to attend Penn State University to get the big school experience she always dreamed of. Leah currently works as a full-time Events and Communications Specialist in the Washington D.C. area while working evenings and weekends planning events for Discover the District. Outside of work, Leah helps Blake with his Real Estate business as she too has her Virginia Real Estate license.
Leah gets her drive and spirit from her hard-working parents, who taught her to find her passion and be the best she could be. She is on a mission to share her motivation with other young entrepreneurs and make a difference in people’s lives. Leah finds great satisfaction in connecting with new people and helping others while achieving creativity in a challenging situation.
Leah is passionate about all things red, cooking new recipes, drinking a glass of Cabernet, trying an cozy café in Arlington, traveling somewhere new for a weekend getaway, reading through the latest season’s wedding magazines and finding the best donut spots on every adventure she takes.
Follow along on Leah’s most recent adventures on Instagram at @leahmariedavenport!