We Are Forge

Forge Companies is a multi-faceted, fully integrated real estate organization focused on the development, acquisition, and management of retail, multi-housing, office, and industrial properties.

With extensive real estate development experience in office, multi-family, retail, and industrial, we work with ownership groups to create cost-effective solutions for property and asset management.

Our experience, creativity, and reputation enable us to successfully develop or acquire any project, regardless of its complexity.

Ryan L. Freeman

Ryan L. Freeman


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Ryan L. Freeman Ryan began his real estate career in 2002 as a commercial broker, focusing on multi-family and hotel transactions. Ryan quickly became nationally recognized as a top agent as he successfully brokered over $125,000,000 in sales within just two years.

In early 2004, Ryan left brokerage and founded a commercial real estate development company focusing on office and industrial. Within two years, Ryan grew the company from a start-up to a nationally recognized development firm. One such recognition was the “Industrial Building of the Year” award through the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP).

Following a few strategic acquisitions in the Utah market, Ryan co-founded Forge Companies and moved operations to the Wasatch Front. Forge is focused on developing high quality projects that help shape and connect communities and does this through an incredible alliance of well-seasoned, incredibly gifted individuals that share a common vision and a highly principled and fair approach to business.

Ryan also was a student-athlete at Brigham Young University and following his marriage to his beautiful wife Lisa, graduated from Arizona State University with Magna Cum Laude honors, having received degrees in English and Business. Ryan currently lives in Alpine, Utah with his wife and five children.