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Rockspring News

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 24 Jun 2016 0 comments

HOUSTON, June 24, 2016 – Rockspring Capital, a privately-owned real estate investment firm headquartered in Houston, today announced the sale of 4.17 acres of its 10.58-acre tract in Northwest San Antonio located at the corner of Military Drive and Loop 1604 inside the booming Westover Hills neighborhood. The sale was made to CST Brands Inc., which is planning to build a future Corner Store on the tract.

The 10-acre property was purchased in June 2015, and is positioned only seven miles northwest of downtown surrounded by significant residential subdivisions, commercial uses, new business facilities as well as the popular Sea World amusement park. Read more…

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 16 May 2016 0 comments

Forbes.com recently published Rockspring Capital President and CEO Jim McAlister IV’s second feature article. An update to the first article in 2015, the piece discusses how jobs, the diversified economy and the Texas Model are holding up across the state.

“Diversification of the economic engines driving the country’s fourth largest city reduced the impact of upstream to 12 percent from 2010 – 2015 (source: Texas Workforce Commission) of the Houston economy. Overall, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that workers in natural resources and mining account for one percent or less of total employment in the state’s other big three metro areas of Dallas, Austin and San Antonio…”

To read the entire Forbes.com, click article.

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 27 Apr 2016 0 comments

San Antonio Business Journal has featured Rockspring Capital once again. The publication recently covered Rockspring’s sale to CST Brands in March 2016 and Real Estate Reporter Katie Burke wanted to find out even more about the firm’s unique acquisition strategy and San Antonio presence. Rockspring’s David Orr was recently interviewed by Burke and featured him in this Q&A.

To read the San Antonio Business Journal article, click here.


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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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.