Recap of The Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding
By Jim McAlister IV, President & Chief Executive Officer
This past October, I spoke at The Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding held in Las Vegas. I want to share with you my takeaways from the forum as well as the overwhelming good news about the land and homebuilding business in Texas.
There were a number of panels with economists, investors, builders and bankers from all over the country professing their particular expertise. The panel in which I shared my insights was...
Rockspring Families Golf, Run and Play Poker to Support Cancer Non-Profits
By Beau Ryan, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
In the last quarter, Rockspring's employees and families participated in many fundraising events for different local cancer organizations. These causes are very important to Rockspring as a company as well as to the individual employees who have had family members and friends effected by this terrible disease.
The first organization we partnered with was CanCare, a network of trained volunteers including cancer survivors, who provide emotional support to others facing cancer. We participated in the 21st Annual CanCare Golf Classic, which helped spread awareness of CanCare's services and strengthen support for the organization in the community.
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The United States of Texas
By Jim Hynes, Managing Director
I hope you read the cover story last year of TIME magazine's October 28, 2013 edition by economist Tyler Cowen. He looks at the reasons why so many Americans are headed to the Lone Star State. In detailing the reasons for the tremendous success of the conservative state, he comes to a conclusion that surprises even himself: Texas is the nation's future.
2014's First Acquisition: 23-Acre Property in Austin, Texas
By Michael Ross, Senior Vice President, Asset Management & Entitlements
Here at Rockspring, we pride ourselves for our level of local market knowledge and all-cash resources. These two traits are key in finding and closing on good deals before other companies do. Our latest acquisition exemplifies these traits very well.
This month, Rockspring acquired a...