The Company. Our core Values. Our Beliefs.

Company

Launch in a transaction based real estate consulting firm that specializes in the financing of public infrastructure that serves our clients development projects. We are the one stop shop to take the financing of public infrastructure from the planning stage to the receipt of the last reimbursement request.

Purpose

Launch’s sole purpose is to assist the private sector finance public improvements; reduce improvement costs and to mitigate development risks. All of Launch’s professional services and Unique Processes are designed to achieve these goals for our clients.

Beliefs

In a world full of complexity, we believe that it’s necessary to boil down complex transactions and financing strategies to easily understood concepts. Our mantra is to “Keep it Simple”.

We’ve Got The Tools

Having worked on hundreds of development projects over the years and we’ve developed a number of proprietary processes, strategies, agreements, systems and financial models to assist our clients improve the profitability of their projects. See our Unique Processes section for more information.

Experience

We’ve been in business since 1994 and have assisted our clients in the financing of development project ranging in size from 6 to 54,000 acres from California to Florida and everywhere in between.

Support

There are 7 days in a week and 24 hours in a day; all of which are available for Launch Team members to assist our clients achieve their goals.

Leadership

Carter T. Froelich, CPA
Managing Principal – Launch Development Finance Advisors

Carter is the Managing Principal of Launch Development Finance Advisors (“Launch”). Prior to the founding of Launch, Carter was the Managing Principal of the Southwest and Mountain Regions of a national real estate consulting firm. Prior to this, Carter was a Manager in the real estate consulting department of the national accounting firm of Kenneth Leventhal & Company in both the Phoenix, Arizona and Newport Beach, California offices. Carter is a Certified Public Accountant in both California and Arizona, as well as a former State Certified Real Estate Appraiser in the state of Arizona. Carter holds a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Carter has over thirty-six years of experience in the real estate industry with thirty-two of those years focused in real estate consulting. Carter’s area of specialty is in the formulation and implementation of land secured financings for large scale developments and the formulation of development strategies for large scale master planned communities.

Carter served as a member of the City of Phoenix’s Camelback Village Planning Committee. Carter is a full member of the Urban Land Institute, Valley Partnership, the Central Arizona Home Builder’s Association, the Southern Arizona Home Builder’s Association as well as the Building Contractors Association of Southwestern Idaho. Carter was the author of the 2008 and 2016 National Association of Home Builder’s Impact Fee Handbook.

Clients

Partial List of Clients

LKY Development
Argent Management
Brookfield Residential
Castle Rock Development
Catellus Development
Central Arizona Home Builders Association
Century Communities
Community Southwest
DMB Partners
DR Horton
El Dorado Holdings
FDIC
Harvard Investments
Hines Development
Howard Hughes Corporation
KB Home
Lennar
M3 Companies
McWhinney Development
Meritage Homes Corporation
Metro Denver Home Builders Association
Middle Tennessee Home Builders Association
National Association of Home Builders
Newhall Land & Farming
Newland Communities
Olympia Companies
Pardee Homes
Pulte Group
Rancho Sahuarita
Riverside BIA
Shea Homes
Southern Arizona Home Builders Association
Southwest Value Partners
Stratford Companies
SunBelt Holdings
SunCal Development
Taurus Holdings
Taylor Morrison
Toll Brothers
Walton Holdings