Teamwork, Redefined

We embrace collaboration and value differences, which allows us to take a relationship-driven approach to create the extraordinary. We are a diverse group, and we are always looking to invite new talent into our mix.

SLYOUniversity | Majoring in People

Our learning and development program fosters and enriches career growth. From new hires to rising talent, senior leaders to self-starters, at SLC we believe in the importance of investing in our team.


New hires are introduced to SLC’s company culture, mission, values, team and more. We offer a diverse curriculum to ensure new team members have the tools they need to succeed in their new role at SLC.


For on-demand training and support, team members can access nearly 500 online courses. These are tools to empower self-starters interested in continued development.


Our leadership development program, Engage, is designed to provide core development throughout the organization. Classes are instructor led and cover topics such as emotional intelligence, creative problem solving, communicating with impact, and more.


Designed with senior leaders in mind, our Elevate program provides training and resources to boost strategic thinking, anticipate business challenges, drive results, and excel in leadership.


Consistently successful

Discover how our transformative approach is gaining recognition across the industry.


Nashville Business Journal

2023 Most Admired CEOs

Tim Downey, SLC Founder and CEO

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2023 Gold Nugget Awards

Westhaven - Winner for Master-Planned Community of the Year and Best Community Land Plan

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Southeast Building Conference

2022 Aurora Awards

Westhaven - Winner in Best Community Site Plan and Residential Housing Community of the Year - Masterplan categories


SLC offers top-down employee recognition programs for team members who go above and beyond in their duties or by participating in special projects.


Top-down employee recognition program for team members who go above and beyond in their duties or special projects. Reminders are sent monthly to managers and recipients receive a certificate from our CEO and a $50 gift card.

Shout It Out!:

Peer-to-peer employee recognition program for team members performing their job responsibilities well or for making someone's life easier. Nominations are received through google forms and are awarded monthly at the SLC Connect.

Skube Award:

An annual employee selected award recognizing a team member for demonstrating the characteristics that encompass a great SLC employee. Award season runs from January to April.

Service Award:

Program that recognizes an employee for having served an appreciated amount of time at the company. Recognition includes five, ten, fifteen, and twenty years with SLC.

Employee Programs

We’re proud to offer an excellent suite of programs for careers at SLC.

Benefits & Perks

Our employees have access to a comprehensive health insurance plan, including medical, dental, vision, HSA, dependent FSA, group life, AD&D and LTD and an employee assistance program. We also offer a 401(k) retirement plan that includes Traditional and Roth options and a 5% employer match. There are also plenty of opportunities to have fun including free lunch Fridays, healthy snacks and discounts on local sporting events.


Our wellness program, THRIVE, provides employees with a full range of resources and a variety of programming and activities that create and sustain healthy lifestyles.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We pledge to foster a workplace that respects individual differences, values unique perspectives and supports an environment of continuous learning and improvement.

Employee Events & Celebrations

We believe collaboration is key to our success and we take time to celebrate birthdays, work anniversaries, holidays and company milestones and achievements.

SLC Cares

Our mission is to care for the communities where we live and work. Employees are encouraged to make a positive impact and change lives by joining the Contribution Committee where we review and fund donation requests, and our employees can use up to 32 hours of Community Service Time annually to serve those in need.

Time Away

There are times when employees need time away from work. Our generous time-off plan includes PTO, holidays, sick time and short term disability.

  • Karla Cavazos

    EVP Development

    Collaboration is at the core of who we are at Southern Land Company and is key to the excellence that we deliver in the markets where we operate. There is such incredible expertise throughout the various parts of the company that we can only really tap into through sincere and deliberate collaboration and connection. We truly value and require each other’s opinions. When we take the time to work closely with each other on a project, the results are always better.

  • Shane White

    Vice President Planning & Urban Design

    As a designer, creativity is my passion. At Southern Land I was hired to use this passion in imagining communities that make a positive difference and relate to their own unique environment. Whether it’s designing a single-family neighborhood or a high-rise building I am thankful I get to be creative every day and that my imagination is appreciated and recognized by my peers.


Career Opportunities