In this issue of the Launch Report, we have in interview with Brook Cole of GWC Capital on how they stay on time and on budget with the build out of their 6,000+ acre Spring Valley master plan community located in Boise, Idaho. Additionally,…
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In this issue of the Launch Report we layout 45 development strategies that may be helpful as we move forward in an environment of increasing horizontal construction costs, supply chain challenges, and rising interest rates.
I hope you…
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RCLCO Real Estate Advisors (“RCLCO”), along with Launch Development Finance Advisors, have updated their listing for year-end 2021 outlining how the 50 Top-Selling Master Planned Communities in the United States are financing their infrastructure.…
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This issue of The Launch Report™ is dedicated to the memory of Larry Johnson, founder of Johnson Development Corporation, and one of the nation’s most successful developers who unexpectedly passed away in January 2022. Michael Cox, President…
In this issue of The Launch Report™ you will find an in-depth interview with Heath Melton, the President of Howard Hughes Phoenix Division in relation to their recent acquisition of the 37,000 acre Douglas Ranch master planned community…
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In this issue of The Launch Report™ you will find a multimedia presentation by Carter Froelich (Launch Development Finance Advisors) and Misty Ventura (Shupe Ventura, PLLC) related to Infrastructure Financing Solutions for Texas Developers…
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In the 1Q21 issue of the Launch Report you will find Land Advisors Organization’s residential land market overview for 18 markets; a check list of 25 potential land mines to avoid during a frothy real estate market; the tangled mess of…
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RCLCO Real Estate Advisors (“RCLCO”), along with Launch Development Finance Advisors, have updated their listing for year ended 2020 related to how the 50 Top-Selling Master Planned Communities in the United States are financing their…
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In this quarter’s Launch Report we are excited to provide an interview with Mark Morse and IV Chandler of the Villages Land Company related to the success factors that have made The Villages the top selling master planned community for…
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In this quarter’s issue of The Launch Report we have dedicated the entire issue to an interview with Fred Balda and Elaine Ford of Hillwood Communities on the topic of creating community within master planned communities. I think that…
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Sunstone (Phases I & II)
City of Las Vegas, Nevada
October 20, 2020
Maximum Term: 29.5 years
Value-to-Lien Ratio: 4.29 to 1
Average Assessment Per Unit: $11,171
Average Assessment Lien Per Assessable…
We are happy to present the Launch Report for the second quarter of 2020.
In this issue, Randall Lewis of the Lewis Group of Companies, provides observations on the linchpins of successful master planned community development.
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In this issue of The Launch Report™ you’ll find an article by Tripp Davenport and Robert Rivera of FMSBonds; the premier Public Improvement District (“PID”) underwriters in the state of Texas, on the advantages of using PID's to…
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In this quarter's publication of the Launch Report™ you will find articles and information related to:
Markets at a Glance - Land Advisors Organization's residential indexes for selected markets across the US.
Before we outline what is included in this quarter’s Launch Report™, we are happy to announce that Launch Development Finance Advisors has merged with Land Advisors Organization (www.landadvisors.com).
The combination with Land…
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Launch advisors have just completed a financial diagnostic into the RCLCO Real Estate Advisor’s Midyear 2019 Top Selling Master Plan Communities Report in order to estimate the amount of net bond proceeds being generated by special district…
In this issue of The Launch Report™ you'll find a compelling article by Gregg Logan of RCLCO Real Estate Advisors ("RCLCO") on how demographic trends are up-ending the housing market but simultaneously creating opportunities for developers…
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In this quarter's Launch Report we address the issue of reducing ever increasing infrastructure costs.
Greg Vogel, CEO of Land Advisors Organization, this issue's guest writer, explores what he has dubbed as "the $250 (per front foot)…
The Town of Marana ("Town") adopted a new CFD policy ("Policy") at its regular Council Meeting on June 4, 2019.
2019 Amended CFD Policy FINAL
The highlights of the Policy include:
A. Two Tiered CFD Structure
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On May 21, 2019 the Buckeye City Council adopted a policy related to the use of Revitalization Districts (“RD”) to assist in the financing of ever increasing infrastructure costs. This is an important milestone for the City and proves that…
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Lucero Assessment District No. 1
Bond Type: Special Assessment
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
Average Coupon: 4.46%
Maximum Term: 25 years
Overall Value-to-Lien Ratio: 4.86 to 1
Average Assessment Per Unit: $13,218
We are happy to announce the inaugural issue of The Launch Report, Launch Development Finance Advisor’s Quarterly Newsletter.
In this issue you will find information on: fourth quarter 2018 market statistics;…
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RCLCO Real Estate Advisors (“RCLCO”) and Launch Development Finance Advisors ("Launch") have updated the financing mechanisms used by the RCLCO’s Top Selling Master Planned Communities for the year end 2018. See how MPC are financing…
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Rainbow Canyon – Phase I
Average Yield: 5.18%
Maximum Term: 30 years
Value-to-Lien Ratio: 7.49 to 1
Average Assessment Per Unit: $12,745
Underwriter: Stifel Nicolaus
Purpose: To reimburse…
RCLCO Real Estate Advisors (“RCLCO”) and Launch Development Finance Advisors (“Launch”) have updated RCLCO’s list of the Top Selling Master Planned Communities to include information related to those projects incorporating special purpose taxing districts to finance public infrastructure.
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