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Rockspring Capital’s Jim McAlister IV to Speak at Land Forecast Breakfast Series

Posted by: In: Rockspring News 08 Aug 2011 Comments: 0

Rockspring Capital President and CEO Jim McAlister IV will speak at the upcoming Land Forecast Breakfast hosted by O’Connor & Associates on Wednesday, August 17.

Privately-Owned, Houston-Based Real Estate Investment Firm

President and CEO to Discuss Local Land Market Trends

McAlister, whose firm focuses on investment opportunities in the robust “Texas Triangle” region of Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas – Fort Worth, will inform attendees about the state of the land market in Houston. He will discuss factors creating value and demand for the city’s land, how long and short-term trends are impacting the land market and how these factors are affecting the larger real estate market.

“Houston, much like the state of Texas, has a relatively healthy real estate market by any measure right now when compared to the rest of the country because of population growth and job creation as well as favorable land supply and demand metrics,” said McAlister, who joined Rockspring Capital in 1993 and today is responsible for overseeing the company and its investment activities. “What’s important for those of us in the industry to understand is how these unique factors are impacting the market in order to make the most of this opportunity.”

The breakfast, which is part of an ongoing series of real estate forecast events hosted by O’Connor & Associates where presenters share their thoughts on trends and outlooks for a variety of commercial land uses, will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Courtyard on St. James (1885 St. James Place near the Galleria).

For more information and to register, click here.

About Rockspring Capital

Based in Houston, Rockspring Capital is a second-generation privately-owned land investment firm founded in 1973 whose strategy is to acquire opportunistic land parcels and residential lots in high growth areas.  Rockspring Capital acquires with all cash in markets within the “Texas Triangle” – Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas/Ft. Worth.  The company is now raising capital for its seventh investment fund – Opportunity Land Fund No. 7, L.P. For more information about the company, visit www.rockspring.com.

About O’Connor & Associates

O’Connor & Associates is a real estate service company in operation since 1974. O’Connor & Associates is the largest independent real estate research and support services firm in the Southwest, conducting business nationwide. O’Connor employs over 200 people in four key areas of real estate services. For more information about the company, visit www.poconnor.com.

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