Scenic Land Company

Scenic Land Company leads a network of planners, designers and contractors dedicated to responsible land development and community building.

Our vision is to transform underdeveloped land into beautiful, marketable and vibrant communities where people want to live, work, worship and play. Our goal is to maximize profit and preserve the land within the communities we develop.

Over the past ten years, our practice has developed plans for remarkable communities and places for each stage of life. Individually unique in subtle ways, every project location has been studied and developed with care and respect for both the land, the surrounding community, as well as future users.

Scenic Land Investments

Scenic Land Investments Management and its investor partners are focused on maximizing the highest and best use development of challenging, undeveloped land often overlooked by or considered too large by other developers. Scenic Land Investments Management seeks to provide our investor partners with a maximum return on investment year-over-year through responsible stewardship of its funds and concern for all people and land involved.

Scenic Land Investments I & II • 2008-2015

Scenic Land Investments Management’s first fund was fully invested at the height of the real estate boom just prior to the Great Recession. While many investors suffered a significant loss during the crisis and the years that followed, Scenic Land Investments Management generated a pre-tax annualized rate of return of 17.77 percent and a total pre-tax investor rate of return of 241 percent.*

As of December 31, 2015, Scenic Land Investments Management’s first fund's total return outperformed the S&P 500 by a factor of 289 percent, with an annualized alpha in excess of 10 percent.*

Scenic Land Investments III • 2017-current

In May of 2017 Scenic Land Investments Management launched its third fund. The General Partners and Advisory Board approved an increase of the total valuation of the Scenic Land Investments III fund of 38 percent, as of August 1, 2018.*

While Scenic Land Investments is focused on maximizing returns for our partners’ investments, we are also dedicated to respecting the natural environment and creating economic development in a region surrounded by 14 million people, 28 Fortune 500 headquarters and five markets all within a two-hour drive, including Atlanta, Nashville, Birmingham, Knoxville, and Huntsville.

*net management fees and carried interest

GenTech Construction

The mission of GenTech Construction is to provide value-added construction services that exceed client expectations through a combination of teamwork, communication, collaboration and personal integrity, targeting the Tri-State area of Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. 

It is not so much each individual component of GenTech’s business that sets the company apart from the others as much as it is the culmination of everything we do as a whole and leveraging the entire myriad of services. Each component GenTech uses to conduct business, from safety guidelines to employee benefits to negotiated pricing, carries over to the next component and results in a unique level of service for each project and each client.

Arthur Rutenberg Homes

Arthur Rutenberg has been a respected name in homebuilding since 1953, when he built his first home upon the four “cornerstones” that would make him legendary: design, craftsmanship, service and responsibility.

Today, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Inc. is one of the largest networks of independently owned and operated homebuilding companies in the nation, with franchised homebuilders throughout Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Curio Collection by Hilton

As the most recognized name in the industry, travelers all over the world have been saying “Take me to the Hilton” for almost a century. And because of our innovative approach to products, amenities and service, Hilton continues to be synonymous with hotel across the globe. Hilton Hotels & Resorts remains the stylish, forward thinking global leader of hospitality – and we help make traveling easier with our smart design, innovative restaurant concepts, authentic hospitality and commitment to the global community.

Valor Hospitality

Valor Hospitality Partners is a proven hospitality management company of alternative thinking enthusiasts, driven by excellence and achievement of top and bottom line targets. Our on-time/on-budget ethos, combined with our willingness to invest directly in projects where necessary, ensures we are aligned with owners and investors.

Valor Hospitality provides honest, hands-on experience developing hotels and resorts, both corporate and independent, which have been recognized as being in the best of their categories not only financially, but critically, from an exemplary guest experience perspective. Enjoying deep rooted relationships with globally leading hotel companies such as IHG, Starwood, Hilton & Marriott, Valor brings a unique perspective and sensibility on advising owners & developers of whether being independent or aligning with an award winning brand is the best choice for their project.

Hart Howerton

Hart Howerton is a team of planners, architects, landscape architects and interior designers headquartered in New York and San Francisco with a network of domestic and international offices. Our practice is Designing Complete Environments—exceptional buildings, communities and places—in special situations, where a unique historic or natural environment requires an especially thoughtful and innovative solution.


HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. We use design to enrich people’s lives and help organizations succeed. Our 1,700 people collaborate across a network of 23 offices on three continents. HOK’s mission is to deliver exceptional design ideas and solutions for our clients through the creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art.

Our design solutions result from a collaborative process that encourages multidisciplinary professional teams to research alternatives, share knowledge and imagine new ways to solve the challenges of the built environment.