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National Trend: Beyond Car-Dependent Buildings

Southern Land Company’s 3601 Market community in Philadelphia continues to generate positive buzz for the way its amenities and design tap into national real estate trends. In January, New York Times reporter Ronda Kaysen used 3601 Market to exemplify how developers are building housing for young professionals in college towns. Then in February, GlobeSt.com ran a story about a RealShare Conference panel that […]

Nashville Welcomes New Growth and Community Voices

After Mayor Megan Barry was sworn into office on September 25, she got to work immediately, according to Lonnell Matthews, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood and Community Engagement. Matthews reports that Mayor Barry intends to carefully scrutinize the city’s programs to improve sidewalks, livability, ensure affordable housing, reduce the city’s rate of youth violence and implement […]

Dustin Downey: Everybody is Moving to Downtown Philly

On February 12, Southern Land Company’s Senior Vice President of Multifamily Development Dustin Downey spoke on a panel called, “Live, Work, Play: The Areas Teeming with Activity” at the RealShare Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conversation touched on key factors that are driving the mixed-use real estate sector, both nationally and in the Philadelphia market. According to Downey, Philadelphia […]

Spreading a Love of Horticulture

By Laura Tomlin This December, I had the opportunity to share with about 20 Southern Land Company fellow employees my design techniques of making a gorgeous, display-ready Christmas tree. That class may seem like a small event, but that “Lunch and Learn” seminar exemplifies a deep-rooted value at our company: we are stronger through sharing […]

Sending Love to the Troops

By David Lacy – Resident of the Westhaven community for 11 years I know first-hand how important letters are to soldiers stationed far from home. I enlisted in the United States Army in 1986. After finishing infantry school and airborne school, I was selected to attend The United States Military Academy at West Point in upstate New York. The Academy […]

Long Live the Suburbs

According to a new ULI report, the suburbs are far from dead – they’re just different. The American suburb is getting a reboot. Though millennials tend to start families later than their parents’ generation, many of them will ultimately move to the suburbs, according to a new Urban Land Institute report. They will not, however, move to the suburbs […]

Southern Land Company Community in the New York Times

Last week, the New York Times prominently featured Southern Land Company community 3601 Market Street in an interesting trend story. The reporter, Ronda Kaysen explained that increasingly, developers are building residential buildings near college campuses for people who are well in the workforce: “Near college campuses around the country, developers have begun building luxury housing for the staff, not […]

Taking the Pulse of the Community

We polled Nashvillians about our future 4000 Hillsboro community development in Green Hills. Here’s what we learned.  Successful real estate projects know their audience. We know that our 4000 Hillsboro community is generating discussions in Green Hills and around Nashville, especially since two cranes just went up on site. Like with any Southern Land Company project, we want to take the pulse of […]

Introducing Our Blog: Insights

Welcome to Insights! by Tim Downey Tuesday, January 12, 2016.                         This is an exciting era for cities. Many communities are seeing an intense rejuvenation in the urban core as a generation of people are migrating to city centers as their home and workplace. […]

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