Hartness announces Tori Wallace-Babcock as Development Manager

Tori Wallace-Babcock

Greenville, S.C. — Hartness, is pleased to announce Tori Wallace-Babcock as development manager. In this role, Wallace-Babcock will lead all critical aspects of the development process, from inception through construction completion, for every project within the 449-acre urban village located on Greenville’s Eastside.

“We are delighted to have Tori join the growing Hartness Development team,” said CEO of Hartness Development Sean Hartness. “I am confident she will be a critical part of our success as the community continues to expand and new development projects increase. The experience and expertise Tori brings with her to Hartness are a welcome addition.”

Wallace-Babcock brings over fifteen years of development, real estate, and construction-related project management experience to Hartness. She comes to the award-winning urban village from Mashburn Construction Company’s Greenville office, where she served as project manager. As project manager, she provided valuable insight on development solutions during the entire build process, ensuring client’s goals were upheld and expectations met. Wallace-Babcock’s experience also includes serving as the project manager and owner’s representative at Central Realty Holdings, LLC. In this role, she worked with a variety of builders, architects, and owners to provide project management services, and general support and training throughout the pre-construction and construction phases of a project. She additionally served as part-time lecturer at Clemson University, teaching a master’s level course on mixed-use development.

Wallace-Babcock earned her bachelor’s degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from Clemson University.

More than a collection of beautiful homes, Hartness is a quaint, pedestrian-friendly community embracing authentic architecture, natural and built amenities, land preservation and a mixed-use village center. The community’s design adheres to the planning principles of New Urbanism and Town Planner Lew Oliver’s vision for Hartness was to return to the tenets of Traditional Neighborhood Development, whereby neighbors connect with each other through pedestrian connectivity, green spaces, and a mixed-use village center that offers entertainment and daily conveniences. For more information on Hartness, visit www.hartnessliving.com.


Hartness is an award-winning 449-acre urban village offering residences and homesites connected by lush pathways, green streets, and community gathering spaces. It also boasts unique amenities including the Grand Lawn, the Sports Garden, 15 miles of outdoor trails throughout the development's 180 preserved acres, a fitness center, and many sparkling lakes and ponds. Additional amenities will include a Tennis Center, a clubhouse, and a resort-style pool complex. The Village Center at Hartness, open to residents and the public alike, is home to Village Kitchen restaurant and various specialty retail shops, casual and fine dining, and services will be located there as well. Hotel Hartness, situated within the community and projected to open in December 2022, will offer 73 guest rooms, an executive conference center, waterside dining, and a luxury spa. Hartness is located on South Highway 14 between Pelham and Woodruff roads - conveniently located on Greenville's urban edge adjacent to the I-85 corridor, ten miles from downtown and five miles from GSP Airport. For more information on Hartness, visit www.hartnessliving.com.

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