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Monthly Archives: February 2016

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 […]