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>SPECIAL SECTION “We have 70 to 100 subcontractors working on any given day.” -John Floyd, CEO Top Home Builders Leading the Pack OLE SOUTH PROPERTIES SAYS IT IS THE LARGEST HOMEBUILDER IN THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, AND THE COMPANY FOCUSES ON QUALITY. > O L E S O U T H P R O P E RT I E S I N C . // Ole South’s customers are primarily first-time homebuyers throughout Tennessee, according to COO Roger Case. BY A L A N D O R I C H for a rental property he had purchased. In 1986, he co-founded Ole South, which specialized in providing homes in Rutherford County, Tenn. Over the years, the company grew its reach. “Our growth was created by [our] aggressive [nature] to go out into other counties throughout mid-Tennessee,” he recalls. By 1990, Ole South had built and sold 100 homes, and today, is currently building in more than 30 active communities throughout Nashville, Tenn., and has closed more than 9,000 homes. In addi- tion, the firm’s work extends beyond its roles as a homebuilder and developer. “Normally, 95 percent of any company of any size is really a large management -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Ole South Properties Inc. 2011 revenues: Approximately $50 million Headquarters: Murfreesboro, Tenn. Employees: Approximately 25 Specialty: Homebuilding and developing -------------------------------------------------------------- After more than 25 years, Ole South Properties Inc. has grown from modest beginnings to become a local industry leader, CEO John Floyd says. “We’re the largest homebuilder in Tennessee,” Floyd declares. Based in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Ole South specializes in developing and building affordable townhomes and larger step-up homes. A veteran of the real estate industry, Floyd began his career in 1983 at the young age of 23 as a landlord SPRING 2012 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM 187 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Spring 2012

Management Today - Spring 2012
Millionaire Mega Toys
Power Words
Marketing Strategy
Wisdom Era
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Supply Chain
Carvajal Empaques
Graham Partners
Carley Foundry
Cotter Bros. Corp.
SMS Siemag
Allied Alloys
Albiasa Corp.
Columbus McKinnon
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
MMIC Global
Tom James
US Pole Inc.
Kaivac Cleaning
Playworld Systems
Global Mergers
ADA Environmental Solutions
Kalahari Resorts
Genghis Grill
NewMark Merrill Companies
Rose Pest Solutions
Westgate Resorts
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Ross Video
Daniels Electronics
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Greenpoint Technologies
Special Section: Peru Focus
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Gehan Homes
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Forino Corp.
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Virtual Instruments
RGB Networks
Salient Federal Solutions
Ad Index
Last Look

Management Today - Spring 2012