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Rockspring News

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 08 Jun 2015 0 comments

Rockspring Capital, a privately-owned real estate investment firm headquartered in Houston, today announced the acquisition of a 10-acre commercial tract in San Antonio located at the corner of Military Drive and Loop 1604 inside the booming Westover Hills neighborhood.

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Posted by: In: Rockspring News 27 May 2015 0 comments

HOUSTON – Rockspring Capital, a privately owned real estate investment firm headquartered in Houston, today announced the addition of David Orr as Central Texas Project Manager. He is responsible for property acquisition and enhancement activities in the Austin and San Antonio markets.

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 12 May 2015 0 comments

America loves what it sees in Texas. The Lone Star State’s economic boom, job growth and population surge amidst falling oil prices are a result of the state’s business-friendly environment and diverse industry base. Naturally, this success has grabbed the attention of major news networks across the U.S. As CEO of the only land investment firm focused specifically on Texas land, I have had the pleasure of personally contributing to the statewide and nationwide conversation.

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 12 May 2015 0 comments

Back in 2012, with the dislocation in the lending markets still alive and well, Rockspring was approached with an interesting proposition by an operator looking to acquire the Harborwalk project, a bank-owned 550-acre master planned community in the Texas bay area. The operator needed cash to achieve the best pricing and close quickly on the highly-valued property. Although Rockspring typically made investments directly into real estate; would it be willing to provide a bridge loan to allow a quick acquisition of a bank-foreclosed property?

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 12 May 2015 0 comments

What better way to celebrate a strong start to 2015 than by announcing the addition of four new experts to the Rockspring family. David Orr, Vonda Crisp, Nadia Navarro and Mike Singleton have been added recently to beef up our presence in the booming Austin and San Antonio markets and submarkets. Here are background details about our new additions.

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Industry Insights

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 29 Mar 2016 0 comments

There’s no question that the oil downturn has affected unemployment rates in Texas, but according to PayChex-IHS Small Business Job Index, small employers (companies with 50 people or less) have been lessening this impact greatly. Texas ranks number four in the nation in small business job hires with Dallas showing the highest growth at 1.6 percent increase annually. Experts attribute this to The Lone Star State’s diverse economy.

To view the Houston Chronicle story, click here.

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

Starting and running a small business in Texas may have slowed slightly in 2015, but it is still ranked as the most business-friendly state in the U.S. Fiscal Notes, a publication put out by the State Comptroller office recently released a deep dive look into the state of entrepreneurism and small business in Texas. The report explains that Texas maintains its moniker thanks to low tax burdens, generous asset protections, and the growing popularity of equity crowdfunding.

To view the Fiscal Notes story, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 08 Feb 2016 0 comments

In a recent hearing at the state capitol, State Comptroller Glen Hegar addressed the Senate Finance Committee’s concerns on how oil prices are affecting the Texas economy. Hegar confidently stated that the state budget is in no trouble because of the oil downturn, especially since Texas has such a diversified industry base. He proved this point by explaining that the state actually added 179,000 jobs from November 2014 to November 2015.

To view the Austin American-Statesman story, click here.

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

Central Texas has seen explosive population and economic growth over the past few years and according to economists, oil will not drastically change its pace. BBVA Compass Economists agreed that although the oil downturn has had an impact on the Lone Star State, Central Texas’ economy has and will continue to chug along.

To view the Austin American-Statesman story, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 29 Jan 2016 0 comments

There’s no denying that Millenials (people ages 20 to 34) have an impact on where companies want to operate. According Real Estate Bisnow, Texas is by far the most desirable place for Millenials to start and grow their careers with Austin ranking as number one.

To view the Real Estate Bisnow story, click here.