In The News


April 6, 2021

Southern Land Co. begins 150-unit multifamily project in Garden City

Southern Land Company (SLC), a national real estate developer of mixed-use developments and master-planned communities, has broken ground on a new luxury multifamily apartment home community, located at 555 Stewart Ave. SLC will invest more than $100 million into the Village of Garden City with the project, providing one of the first new multifamily rental housing options to the community in more than 50 years. Construction of SLC’s apartment home community is expected to create more than 400 jobs locally.

April 5, 2021

Southern Land Co. breaks ground on Erie residential project

Southern Land Co., a Tennessee-based real estate developer, broke ground last week on Westerly, the company’s latest residential project in Erie.Westerly, located on 400 acres at Erie Parkway and Weld County Road 5, will have about 1,200 homes at buildout and is expected to be valued at roughly $750 million. The project is planned to include a 35,000-square-foot “town square” element with retail and dining.

March 21, 2021

2021 In Charge – Development

Each year, our In Charge list brings together business, political and civic leaders from all corners of the Middle Tennessee landscape. This year’s list is our 12th iteration and features roughly 500 people driving change across the region. We thank our friends and colleagues at the Scene and Nfocus for their help in creating it.

March 17, 2021

$110M luxury rental project aims to transform blighted waterfront

Developers pitching a $110 million luxury apartment complex in Port Washington will have a public scoping session before the North Hempstead Town Board next week. The Zoom scoping session slated for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, kicks off the environmental study process for the seven-story, 176-unit waterfront rental building proposed by Southern Land Company that would replace a blighted commercial site at 145 West Shore Road on Hempstead Harbor.

March 16, 2021

Rêve Boulder’s Residential and Retail Units Sell for $151M

Virtú Investments, a multifamily real estate investment firm primarily engaged in the management of apartment properties in the western U.S., has purchased the multifamily and retail components of Rêve Boulder, a mixed-use community located in a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) at 30th & Pearl Streets in Boulder. The firm purchased the property in February from Southern Land Company and financial partner GTIS Partners for $151.25 million.

March 9, 2021

First Look: Investors Unveil Luxury Apartment Tower in Dallas’ Knox-Henderson Neighborhood

When it comes to commercial real estate investments, Dallas-Fort Worth continues to show promise. According to Cushman & Wakefield, the Dallas market saw solid office demand, enjoying positive Class A absorption of 159,480 square feet during the second quarter of 2020–the height of the pandemic. In the third quarter of the year, Dallas experienced population growth of 124,803 people year-over-year, nearly 30,000 of which took place in Q3 alone.