Building Resident-Centric Communities: Cortland and VCC Redefine Real Estate Development through Innovation and Collaboration

January 1, 2023


In the quest for creating remarkable communities, Cortland and VCC have embarked on a journey to redefine real estate development. Nick Sommariva, Development Manager at Cortland, Andrew Hubbell, VP of Operations at VCC, and Will Rushing, Senior VP at VCC, are here to share their vision of building resident-centric environments that leave a lasting impact. Three years ago, they discovered a gem in ChampionsGate, a master-planned community boasting abundant amenities and a picturesque golf course. Instantly captivated, they realized that long-term success lies in delivering an unparalleled resident-centric experience and fostering an innovative brand.

Cortland’s unwavering commitment to innovation is evident through their valet trash service, electric vehicle chargers, and other forward-thinking initiatives aimed at enhancing the lives of their residents. In this endeavor, VCC proved to be an invaluable partner, supporting Cortland’s experimentation and expansion across various geographical locations.

The growth of Cortland’s multifamily ventures has been remarkable, starting from the Southeast and Texas and now encompassing a nationwide presence. With VCC by their side, they have been able to refine their standards, iterate on designs, and ensure the creation of products that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also durable and timeless.

However, it is the spirit of collaboration that truly fuels their drive. Cortland enjoys working with their dedicated team and clients who deeply value their involvement. Together, they tackle challenges, provide solutions, and create tangible results. The sense of fulfillment derived from helping those in need and delivering exceptional service motivates them every day.

Looking ahead, Cortland continues to build its pipeline of new development projects, with VCC as its trusted partner across all core markets. Their latest venture in Colorado Springs exemplifies this collaboration, as VCC lends its expertise during the design phase.

Cortland and VCC’s narrative is one of innovation, resident-centricity, and unwavering dedication to excellence. By redefining real estate development, they inspire others to reimagine what’s possible. Let their story be a catalyst for action, encouraging us all to create transformative communities that leave a positive and lasting impact on the lives of residents.

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