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Vertis Green Hills Presents Vertis Vibes

Last month Vertis Green Hills held their monthly Vertis Vibes event in the plaza presenting Donuts & Dogs! Donuts & Dogs: Name a better combo… we will wait! This event was a rewarding time for the whole community. We partnered with The Donut & Dog, a Hillsboro Village restaurant that holds the perfect balance between […]

Thinking Back and Looking Forward

Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary & Anticipating a Bright Future By Matt Magallanes Since committing to build the Westhaven Golf Club as part of the Westhaven community, Southern Land Company CEO, Tim Downey, has had to navigate many hurdles to realize the dream. Along the way, the club weathered a severe recession, a flood, a hard […]

Vertis Vibes with Jeni’s Ice Cream

Here at Southern Land Company, our goal isn’t just to develop buildings, but to create communities. Vertis Vibes is an ever-changing experience that kicked off May 30 and will become a monthly event to the favorite Nashville neighborhood, Green Hills. The opening event had live music from Jill Sissell, a Vertis employee, who played a […]

Keeping Construction Sites Safe: An Interview with Southern land Company’s Tim Street

Tim Street is the first full-time safety manager at Southern Land’s 4000 Hillsboro project. He brings decades of experience to the job, having spent 20 years in the Air Force working in quality control, safety and logistics. Since retiring from the military, he has spent the last nine years working in safety and completing his […]

Memory Points Part 2 : Community Planning

“Memory Points Part 2 : Community Planning” by PJ Littleton Previously, I wrote about how Southern Land Company creates “Memory Points” in houses, buildings and neighborhoods. Memory Points are items, amenities or details that leave lasting mental images – they’re part of what draw people to live in Southern Land Company communities. In fact, Southern […]

Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival

This past weekend, Southern Land Company’s Westhaven community hosted Franklin, Tennessee’s first-ever Hot Air Balloon Festival. More than 5,500 people spent the evening of May 14 at the festival, which was open to anyone. Proceeds benefit the balloon festival’s charity partner Mercy Community Healthcare. Events such as this one are part of the fabric of […]

The Need for Speed

Developers are on the hook to provide high-speed WiFi and spaces to connect one-on-one. In the Smartphone Age, most professionals expect high-speed Internet access everywhere, and that demand is impacting developers. In terms of connectivity, “What was acceptable five years ago is no longer acceptable,” says Cindy DeFrancesco, Senior Vice President of Multifamily Operations for […]

The Importance of Memory Points

“A Memory Point Could Be The Tipping Point” By: PJ Littleton “Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you […]

Conversations at the ULI Spring Meeting in Philadelphia

Last week, the Urban Land Institute’s Spring conference in Philadelphia came to a close. Several Southern Land Company experts, including Dustin Downey, took part in some of the great conversations that took place at the event. The conference generated interesting write-ups about several topics important to Southern Land Company, from national trends to Philadelphia-centric issues. […]

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