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Rockspring News

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 16 Aug 2017 0 comments

– Houston Business Journal Article by Rockspring Capital CEO

It’s been almost 10 years since the real estate bust and three years since the start of the oil downturn and it’s starting to look like economic experts who have been bad mouthing Texas are running out of things to say.  According to a recently contributed article by Rockspring Capital’s Jim McAlister IV, foreign investment in Texas real estate has become a critical part of the economic growth Texas has enjoyed. The diverse industry base and friendly economic environment have skyrocketed the Lone Star State to the top of investment maps. It seems like it is only the beginning.

To view the Houston Business Journal article, click here.

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 27 Jul 2017 0 comments

Rockspring Capital President and CEO Jim McAlister IV recently caught up with Houston Business Journal Real Estate Reporter Paul Takahashi to discuss the firms shifting land investment strategy over the past couple years. They discussed the transitioning focus from residential and suburban land plots to high density urban areas and upcoming fund plans for additional acquisitions in the future.

To view the Houston Business Journal article, click here.

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 08 Jun 2017 0 comments

Transaction is the biggest in firm’s history

HOUSTON, June 8, 2017 – Rockspring Capital, a privately-owned real estate investment firm headquartered in Houston, today announced the sale of a 1,619-acre tract in Northwest Harris County located off of U.S. 290 and Katy Hockley Road in the outskirts of Houston. The piece was sold to leading Houston master plan community (MPC) developer Johnson Development Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

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Posted by: In: Rockspring News 05 Jun 2017 0 comments

HOUSTON, June 5, 2017 – Rockspring Capital, a privately owned real estate investment firm based in Houston, today announced the acquisition of a 2.9-acre mixed-use tract in the heart of San Antonio. Bought in a joint venture with other Rockspring funds, the property is located downtown near the Alamodome and Riverwalk at the intersection of Cherry Street and César E. Chávez Blvd.

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Posted by: In: Rockspring News 27 Apr 2017 0 comments

HOUSTON – Rockspring Capital, a privately-owned real estate investment firm based in Houston, today announced the acquisition of a 16.9-acre multifamily tract in New Braunfels, Texas, a submarket near San Antonio. The company purchased it in a joint venture with other Rockspring funds.

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Industry Insights

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 27 Jul 2017 0 comments

The fastest growing economy in the U.S. belonged to the Lone Star State in the first quarter of 2017 according to a recent report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Strong factors associated with this growth are attributed to steady growth in the manufacturing and mining sector.

To view the CNSnews.com article, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 27 Jun 2017 0 comments

 

In a 15-year span, the Texas Triangle (Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio) increased in population by 41 percent, or about 5.3 million people. While many articles of this nature report on the state as a whole, Inman recently published a story specifically on the Texas Triangle. This four-city stretch is home to 53 of the state’s 54 Fortune 500 companies and seven of the state’s 10 biggest universities. A large theme of the story is despite the oil downfall, low cost of living and a fantastic work environment make anyone of these Texas cities a great investment for a family and business alike.

To view the Inman story, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 06 Jun 2017 0 comments

International commercial real estate investors put Texas at the top of their popularity list for 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The association recently launched their annual report on commercial real estate activity and Florida and Texas were the top states for international activity. NAR’s top economists stated that despite the slow recovery from the economic downturn, U.S. properties are a safe bet when compared to the rest of the world.

To view the Dallas Morning News coverage of the report, click here.

 

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 25 May 2017 0 comments

The Dallas Morning News recently reported on the U.S. Census Bureau’s ‘15 Fastest Growing Cities’ rankings and Texas cities dominated the chart. Texas had five cities in the top 10.

1. Conroe

2. Frisco

3. McKinney

5. Georgetown

9. New Braunfels

Additionally, only two states had more than one city represented in the rankings with Florida taking the other spot.

To read the full Dallas Morning News article that covered the report, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 24 May 2017 0 comments

As population and job volume continues to steadily increase in Houston, so does investment for retail, according to a new report from online real estate marketplace, Ten-X. The Houston Chronicle featured the report in an article stating that only Miami and Fort Lauderdale have stronger retail numbers, with strong population growth as the major driving factor

To read the full Houston Chronicle story, click here.