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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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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 14 Oct 2015 0 comments

By Beau Ryan, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth Burdine has joined the Rockspring team as a portfolio manager. Her duties will include institution-grade risk and return analytics and assuring that all fund offerings adhere to their specific investment mandates. Visit Our Team page to view her full bio.

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 14 Oct 2015 0 comments

By Jim Hynes, Managing Director

Rockspring Capital recently made the decision to create a specialized investment product for broker dealer and registered investment advisor clients. We have been working diligently with securities lawyers, accountants, advisors and compliance/due diligence teams to structure a compelling product for this market. All this hard work has recently paid off as Rockspring recently launched and rolled out our offering which is definitely a milestone for our firm!

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Posted by: In: Newsletter, Rockspring News 14 Oct 2015 0 comments

In June, Rockspring Capital acquired a 10-acre property in the booming San Antonio neighborhood of Westover Hills.  This commercial tract is located on the Southeast corner of Loop 1604 and Military Road.

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Posted by: In: Rockspring News 07 Oct 2015 0 comments

Jim McAlister IV was once again invited to the FOX Business studio by renowned Host and Anchor Maria Bartiromo to discuss what the U.S. can learn from the Texas Model. This time the discussion was held over a two-day panel.  Business-friendly regulations, low taxes, diverse industry and jobs creation are keeping the Lone Star State ahead of the nation. Click here to see the full panel.


Industry Insights

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 28 Jan 2016 0 comments

“There are 15 states that are booming — none better than Texas,” said Al Niemi, Dean of the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business at his annual roundtable discussion on the Texas and U.S. economy. The major discussion this year was the oil crisis and how long it’s going to last. According to some of the economist in attendance, Texas is taking the right steps.

To view the Dallas Morning News story, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 22 Dec 2015 0 comments

The Dallas Federal Reserve reported that 150,500 jobs are estimated to be the total amount achieved in Texas once the year closes. Statewide unemployment is now at 4.6 percent, below the nationwide rate of 5 percent. The Dallas Fed attributes a sizable amount of this success to Texas’ industry diversity and resilience, despite the oil downturn.

To view the United Press International coverage of the report, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 17 Dec 2015 0 comments

BBVA Compass economists recently reported that the Texas economy will be back in full swing by 2017. Three factors were attributed to Texas’ ability to defend against the recession:

  1. Timing between the dollar strengthening and the mining sector slowdown;
  2. The evolution of the oil and gas industry structure; and
  3. Lower risks to the financial sector in a more cautious lending environment.

To view the BBVA Compass news release, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 09 Dec 2015 0 comments

The Florida Governor recently spoke to the State Legislature on diversifying its industry base and creating more business friendly regulations. Guess what state he would like to model these efforts after? A Texas native, Gov. Rick Scott is well aware of the Texas Model and would like to see it replicated in Florida.

To view the Tampa Bay Times story, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 07 Dec 2015 0 comments

The strong Texas economy has drawn a major amount of international interest over the past few years with Chinese homebuyers definitely taking the majority of residential real estate. Increased job growth and the tech boom in Texas is cited for a major reason for this increased activity.

To view the New York Times story, click here.