Rockspring Capital

The Rockspring Report

September, 2012  
Welcome to The Rockspring Report
A quarterly eNewsletter from the Texas Land Experts

Recent News

Houston's job creation is the fastest nationwide, Comerica report says Read More > 


Texas Is America's Top State for Business 2012 Read More > 


Rockspring Capital Affiliate Acquires 10-Acre Land Tract in Rosenberg, Texas Read More > 


Rockspring Capital Affiliate Quickly Sells Residential Lots in New Braunfels Read More > 


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A Reverse of the California Gold Rush  
Jim McAlister By Jim McAlister IV, President & Chief Executive Officer

California, which used to lead the nation in population growth, is now losing population. For example, Intel Corp. stated that they will never build another plant in California.

The cost of living and operating a business in California is well over double that of living and operating in Texas. The result is individuals (employees) and companies (employers) moving to Texas by the droves.

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Rockspring Updates: A New Addition and Houston Home Sales Continuing to Climb
Beau Ryan By Beau Ryan, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

We recently hired full-time broker Vonda Crisp to exclusively market the San Antonio Dancing Bear Ranch properties. Vonda brings more than 14 years of experience in small tract and residential sales to Rockspring Capital....
On another note, Houston home sales continued to break records in July, the fourteenth straight month of positive home sales, according to the Houston Association of Realtors.



Rockspring Becomes a Proud Supporter of the Southern Texas PGA's Charity Golf Summer Program
Jim Hynes

By Jim Hynes, Managing Director

Rockspring Capital recently joined forces with the Southern Texas Professional Golfers' Association (STPGA) to support the organization's Charity Golf Summer program.

The program is a series of 100-hole golf marathons played by STPGA Professionals, each of whom solicited per hole pledges from club members, friends and others. It kicked off in June and ran through August.

This is the second year of the program, and nearly 50 STPGA Professionals from some of the finest golf clubs and facilities in the region participated.

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Executing as Promised
Michael Ross By Michael Ross, Senior Vice President, Asset Management & Entitlements

Rockspring Capital's management team has worked very hard in the past 12 months to find properties that generate immediate cash flow for fund investors. This is in order to balance out the more traditional two to three year investments that provide capital appreciation.  

Here's a recap of a couple of the team's recent investments that exemplify this strategy: