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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 18 Apr 2016 0 comments

By Michael Ross, Vice President, Asset Management & Entitlements

Rockspring Capital ended 2015 with two very strong property purchases in booming Austin and Houston submarkets.

The first acquisition is our second tract in the city of Leander, Texas, located just north of Austin. The 19.7-acre lot will be sold in multiple parcels over the next few years as the area continues to grow. The asset is located at the northeast corner 183A and Crystal Falls Parkway, in close range of multiple schools, office complexes and shopping centers.

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 18 Apr 2016 0 comments

By Beau Ryan, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Among the numerous annual reports on real estate sales, growth and prices, one has really stood out showing just how important Texas real estate is to the overall national picture. John Burns Real Estate Consulting recently released its “Top 21 Master-Planned Communities of 2015” report in which Texas claimed eight of them.


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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 18 Apr 2016 0 comments

By Jim McAlister IV, President & Chief Executive Officer

Rockspring Capital has many things to be grateful for in 2015, including its sold property receiving the Houston Business Journal’s “Deal of the Year” in Retail on January 26. Selections were made by a panel of judges containing members of the Houston business community as well as the Houston Business Journal newsroom.

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 18 Apr 2016 0 comments

By Jim Hynes, Managing Director

There’s no question that the oil and gas industry receives most of the energy news headlines in Texas. However, most people are unaware that Texas is the national leader in wind energy and is playing a significant role in this key renewable sector globally.

Jim Hynes

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Posted by: In: Rockspring News 22 Jan 2016 0 comments

Rockspring Capital has been awarded the “Best Real Estate Deal of the Year Award in Retail” by the Houston Business Journal at its inaugural Deals of the Year Awards Ceremony on January 21, 2016. Within a seven-month span, Rockspring bought and sold its Yale Street property, a covered land play in North Houston, earning it a nice return for its partners. The international grocery conglomerate, Whole Foods, acquired the 4-acre tract and is turning the space into once of its newest retail concepts.

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Industry Insights

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 01 Sep 2016 0 comments

The Texas Leading Index, an employment growth and well permit module compiled by the Dallas Federal Reserve, recently showed an uptick, indicating that the state economy could be accelerating once more. This report covers many different statistics and comes out every month from the Dallas Fed.

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

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 21 Jul 2016 0 comments

CNBC recently released its Top States for Business study in its 10th consecutive year and accumulatively, Texas has dominated the charts. Never falling below second place, Texas’ winning formula comes from its dominating performance in infrastructure and economy. Additionally, Texas’ ranking in technology and innovation, business friendliness and access to capital has showcased the state’s prowess very well.

To view the CNBC story, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 12 Jul 2016 0 comments

About 2.3 million employees in Texas work for foreign-owned operations according to a new report on foreign direct investment in the U.S. Texas ranked number three in jobs tied to international companies, which accounts for roughly 18 percent of the labor income in Texas and 20.5 percent of the state economy.

To read the San Antonio Express-News article, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 11 Jul 2016 0 comments

A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas showed that Texas is predicted to see a 1.5 percent increase in job growth by the end of the year, despite the downturn that has hit the oil and gas industry over the past 16 months. There are no signs of negative overall job growth in the foreseeable future according to Senior Economist, Keith Phillips.

To read the WOAI-News Radio article, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 23 May 2016 0 comments

The American City Business Journals recently dubbed Austin the best place in the U.S. to start and run a small business. Austin’s economic growth and output in correlation with the amount of small businesses currently running and opening in the city were major factors. Data was derived from the U.S. Census Bureau.

“Despite recent worries about city regulations and wider threats such as worsening traffic and the housing affordability crisis, the new ranking speaks to Austin’s continued economic vitality.”

To read the Austin Business Journal article, click here.