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Meet Chris Hoffman, The Visionary Behind Southern Cottage Corp!

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Meet Chris Hoffman, The Visionary Behind Southern Cottage Corp!

Chris Hoffman spent his early childhood in Columbia, South Carolina, and while his family relocated to Salisbury, North Carolina during his high school years…it was University of South Carolina where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance. Chris then started a career in banking and finance and later shifted his focus to pharmaceutical sales management and marketing. But his real calling and fascination was always architecture, ever since he was a child. He was always intrigued by the unique designs, attention to detail and craftsmanship in the homes he had seen in the Carolinas and whilst travelling along the coast of Florida. In 2002, Chris decided it was time fulfill his true passion and started Southern Cottage Corporation. The rest, as they say, is history.

Southern Cottage continues to be on a growth trajectory that has exceeded expectations. They offer the latest industry trends and innovations paired with responsible home design and implementation. The company has continued to build a portfolio where they feel as though they have left their mark with each home built. The greatest satisfaction comes from knowing that they gave homeowners quality and value in a home that they can now create their own memories in.

Southern Cottage Corporation is proud to be part of the distinguished Southern Living Custom Builder Program, recognized as a coveted network of some of the finest custom home builders in the South. They build several select homes a year and proudly deliver quality within timeline and budget. When consulting with a potential client, their priority is to listen and make note of the client’s likes, dislikes, what’s important to them and what they hope to achieve. This process is something that Southern Cottage has in common with Elite Design Group and this is what makes it so easy for Chris to work in harmony with JJ Barja and our creative team. Together these two companies have worked on many magical homes! If you are looking for a better relationship between firms, where they end result is a custom home that you and your family will cherish for a lifetime, look no further!