Rockspring Capital

The Rockspring Report

July, 2013
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Behind the Deal: Rockspring's 50% Returns - Real Estate Bisnow Read More > 


Texas Cities Lead Nation in Population Growth, Census Bureau Reports  

Median home price hits all-time high


McAlister: Texas Land Strategies are A'Changing - Interview Part 2


Q&A with Rockspring Capital's Jim McAlister - Interview Part 1


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Global Real Estate Investors Target Houston  
Jim McAlisterBy Jim McAlister IV, President & Chief Executive Officer

Seeking higher yields and more stability, major international real estate investors continue to broaden their geographic scope, turning their attention to more than just the traditional U.S. gateway cities. Texas' major markets have been garnering much of this attention, particularly Houston, the "Energy Capital of the World."


Although Houston has been attracting international capital for some time now, in 2012, foreign investors contributed an unprecedented $1.4 billion to the city.



Our Team Continues to Grow Statewide

Beau Ryan
By Beau Ryan, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

We are excited to announce that Sierra Mansukhani has joined our team as vice president of investor relations. Working out of our Houston office, Sierra will be responsible for investor relations activities, growing the company's investor base and marketing future opportunities.


Sierra brings a diverse skill set and years of marketing and sales experience to our firm. She has been an impactful leader throughout her career, as evidenced by winning consultant of the year from 2010 - 2011 in her prior capacity.  


SEC Lifts Ban on Fund Marketing
Jim Hynes
By Jim Hynes, Managing Director
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently voted to adopt a previously proposed rule that lifts the marketing ban on many types of private investment funds, including real estate. The new rule was part of the Jumpstart Our Business Start-Ups Act, which went into law in April 2012.

The rule will substantially increase the scope of permitted activities during fundraising, allowing fund managers to engage in all forms of communication with prospective investors. It is widely believed that...

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Recent Land Deal Delivers Exceptional Return
Michael Ross By Michael Ross, Senior Vice President, Asset Management & Entitlements

Rockspring Capital is excited to announce that it has either sold or put under contract more than $60,000,000 of inventory in the last 60 days at terrific pricing. One recent key transaction was the sale of Rockspring's remaining property in the White Wing subdivision in New Braunfels, Texas, which delivered an unlevered IRR of 63.2 percent to its fund.