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Rockspring News

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 18 Sep 2017 0 comments

HOUSTON (September 18, 2017) – Rockspring Capital, a privately owned real estate investment firm headquartered in Houston, today announced the hiring of Mike Axelrad as Managing Director of Capital Markets.

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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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Industry Insights

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

According to the Texas Annual Housing Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors, the Texas housing market has a strong chance to see a second straight record breaking year in home sales volume. First-time homebuyers continue to drive demand throughout the state’s major metros and international homebuyers have seen increased activity in recent years as well.

To view the Energy Voice coverage of the report, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 02 Nov 2016 0 comments

More than 1,800 real estate experts agree that Austin will be the number one city in the nation for real estate investment in 2017. The annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017 survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute says one of Austin’s major draws is its popularity among Millenials.

To read the REIT.com article, click here.

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

Single-family home creation is due for explosive growth soon, according to Mark Dotzour, a former economist with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Dotzour recently spoke at the 2017 Executive Economic Outlook Briefing where he explained how Texas has been utilizing a vast array of industries to bolster economic expansion.

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

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

According to research conducted by the American City Business Journals, Austin’s population is predicted to increase by 98.7 percent over the next quarter of a century to roughly 4 million people. This ranks as the fastest growing city in the U.S. for this time frame with Houston, San Antonio and Dallas-Ft. Worth also in the top 10.

To read the Austin Business Journal article, click here.

Posted by: In: Industry Insights 26 Sep 2016 0 comments

The Dallas Federal Reserve estimates that job creation in Texas will increase by 1.2 percent year-over-year before 2016 is over. This equates to roughly 138,000 jobs being added to the Texas economy. According to experts, the last four months of the year should see a strong finish for job growth in the Lone Star State.

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