Who is the developer?
The lead developer is Armistead Arnold Pollard Real Estate Services, a partnership between Steve Armistead and Shannon Pollard. Other members of the development team are Land Innovations, MJM Architects, Civil Site Design Group and Clean Earth Collections.
A licensed broker since 1993, Steve Armistead is a graduate of the University of Alabama (School of Business Administration) and has 25 years of commercial real estate brokerage/development experience in the Nashville area market. A co-founder of Armistead Barkley, Inc. (developers of the BMG/Sony building, The Gulch, 1101 McGavock Street facility, and the Bohan Building), Steve was most recently Senior Vice President of Crosland Tennessee. An active member of the Nashville community, he has served on the boards of multiple non–profit organizations and is an active member of the Nashville YMCA and West End United Methodist Church.
R. Shannon Pollard is a native Nashvillian and a graduate of Franklin Road Academy and Belmont University, where he received both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree. His most recent experience was with CB Richard Ellis as a member of the Investment Properties group as well as the Industrial Properties team. A long-time supporter of Nashville’s music community, Shannon recently was an instructor in the music business department at Belmont University. Additionally, he serves as the President of Plowboy Records, LLC, a entity created to manage Eddy Arnold’s music legacy among other projects as well as President of Arnold Realty, LLC, a real estate investment firm created by the late Eddy Arnold in 1955.
How would you describe the look and feel of Vocé?
Vocé is incomparable and distinctive. From the building materials utilized, to the innovative and elemental designs, to the ideally situated-and-preserved pastoral setting, Vocé is inspired by nature to foster creativity, sustainability and a shared sense of community. It is for people looking for a distinct sense of community and connection to the natural environment around them.
Is Vocé a sustainable community?
Vocé incorporates practical, sustainable solutions throughout the community. From the outset, the community planning process was has been driven by a mandate from Eddy Arnold to protect the trees and land. Light impact development practices have promoted an environmentally sensitive development approach that saved mature trees, employed dark sky lighting, protected natural drainage systems and minimized soil excavation.
With its pedestrian orientation and focus on environmental sensitivity, Vocé provides a setting that promotes sustainable lifestyles by its residents.
What amenities are offered in Vocé?
Vocé residents will enjoy:
- A sustainably oriented community located only 15 minutes from downtown Nashville.
- A comprehensive network of paved and natural pedestrian trails.
- Creative and fresh architecture that supports and encourages a relationship with the natural setting.
- A natural setting with large mature trees.
- A neighborhood commons space with a children’s play area, event lawns, outdoor terraces, and a small community garden. The commons provide an outdoor venue for special events, reunions, meetings, music and creative pursuits.
- Proximity to Richland Country Club and Radnor Lake
How many homes will be in Vocé once completed?
There will be 52 home sites within the 61-acre development. The 52 home sites are divided into five different home series. Each series has its own unique character and natural surroundings, allowing homeowners to select, design and tailor their home to their personal style and interests.
Is Vocé a gated community?
No. Vocé is designed to be a neighborhood part of the greater Nashville region and an example of sustainably oriented living and environmentally sensitive design. Gates would have the negative effect of isolating Vocé from the surrounding community.
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