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Karla Cavazos


Southern Land Company

Opened more than 1,500 units and 200,000 square feet since joining the company

Member of AIA, holds CSI and CDT designations

As executive vice president of development for Southern Land Company (SLC), Karla Cavazos oversees and manages the development and design teams nationwide for 16 mixed-use and multifamily projects currently in development in eight states. This will total more than 4,500 rental residences and 220,000 square feet of commercial space upon completion.

Since joining SLC in 2019, Cavazos has helped develop six projects, opening more than 1,500 luxury rental units, 65 condominiums, and more than 200,000 square feet of commercial space in Colorado, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Texas. She divides her time between Nashville and Plano, TX, where she played a crucial role in helping open a regional office in 2022. Thanks to 30 years of real estate development and architecture experience, Cavazos can identify areas needing improvement within the development process.

She is a member of AIA and holds CSI and CDT designations. Outside her professional life, Cavazos is a dedicated triathlete and is actively involved in her home church in Plano, Central Church.

These are just a few reasons we chose Karla Cavazos as one of the Atlanta & Southeast Connect CRE 2023 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect CRE’s Women in Real Estate Awards honor the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected leadership positions and play key mentorship roles for others.


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Southern Land Company's Karla Cavazos

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