CEOs You Should Know: Tim Downey, CEO of Southern Land Company

CEOs You Should Know: Tim Downey, CEO of Southern Land Company

Tim Downey is the founder and CEO of Southern Land Company. He serves as the visionary and driving force behind the concepts and designs that distinguish Southern Land Company’s communities.

Tim’s entrepreneurship began in college when he started a janitorial service. At the time, he already had a deep appreciation for and interest in thoughtful design, architecture, and horticulture. As Tim took on more real estate development clients with his janitorial business, some of them began giving him minor building repair projects followed by real estate assignments, providing Tim with unique opportunities to learn more about the industry. It was only a matter of time until Tim combined his longstanding interests with his initial real estate development experience and launched Southern Land Company in 1986.

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