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LAO Recognized as CoStar Power Broker for 6th Consecutive Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Land Advisors Organization Recognized as 2013 CoStar Power Broker for Sixth Consecutive Year March 24, 2014 (Scottsdale, Arizona) – For the sixth year in a row, Land Advisors Organization, the nation’s largest land brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that they have been recognized as a Top Sales Firm by the CoStar… read more » »

The Build Up: Tucson’s Homebuilding Market

The Build Up First it went “boom!” And then it went bust. Where is Tucson’s home building market now? We talked with some local experts to see where we are now, and where we have yet to go. Tucson Lifestyle magazine March 2014 By Kimberly Schmitz Venture to the quietest outdoor space you know. Close your… read more » »

We’re HIRING! LAO-Orlando Research Manager

February 2014 Hiring For: Research Manager, Winter Park, Florida 280 West Canton Avenue, Suite 210, Winter Park, FL 32789 Land Advisors Organization is the largest nationwide land brokerage firm, with over 100 Advisors and professional staff members. We are currently accepting resumes for a full-time position as a Research Manager in our Winter Park, Florida… read more » »

Vegas Builder Hits the Jackpot

Vegas Builder Hits the Jackpot ‘New American Home’ Will Be Listed for $5 Million Wall Street Journal By DAWN WOTAPKA and KRIS HUDSON February 4, 2014 HENDERSON, Nev.—It has been nearly three years since builder Josh Anderson purchased 36 distressed lots just outside of Las Vegas for an average of about $90,000 each, hoping that… read more » »

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Real Estate Capital Advisory Firm Expands Practice with Metro Phoenix Industry Veteran

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Real Estate Capital Advisory Firm Expands Practice with Metro Phoenix Industry Veteran January 16, 2014 (Scottsdale, Arizona) – Land Advisors Capital, a Scottsdale-based real estate capital advisory firm, proudly welcomes Jeff Carlson, bringing over 30 years of experience in real estate asset and loan portfolio management, investment and valuation. Carlson brings a… read more » »

2014: The Year We Have Long Awaited

2014: The Year We Have Long Awaited By Greg Vogel, CEO, Land Advisors Organization Builder and Developer magazine January 2014 The Land Advisors Organization recently held its 5th annual Metro Phoenix Land and Housing Forecast.  Attended by over 600 of the most noteworthy local real estate professionals, the theme of this year’s forum was “Momentum… read more » »

Cycling Challenges of Real Estate

The ups and downs of the Real Estate Industry for 2013 By Greg Vogel Builder and Developer magazine November/December 2013   Real estate is a cyclical industry, and we are just at the beginning of a new and exciting cycle. While there are always similarities between each, the reality is that no two cycles are… read more » »

New Joint Venture Closes on New Dove Mountain Subdivision for $4.2M

Real Estate Daily News November 8 ,2013 TLC Dove Mountain, a new joint venture, formed by True Life Communities of San Ramon, CA (Taber Anderson) with offices in Phoenix and Miramonte Homes of Tucson (Chris Kemmerly) have joined forces at Dove Mountain to develop and construct 188 new homes. The first phase of the project… read more » »

Land Prices Hit the Brakes

Land Prices Hit the Brakes Slowdown of New-Home Sales Curbs Growth of Lot Prices By Kris Hudson Wall Street Journal Updated Oct. 29, 2013 8:31 p.m. ET The slowdown in sales of newly built homes since last summer has sapped momentum from the land market, as home builders are starting to balk at paying increasingly… read more » »

Development of MPCs in North Texas

RedNews magazine October 2013 Landry Burdine, who has been involved in land brokerage for the better part of 15 years, is a Dallas broker with Land Advisors Organization. Landry is the director for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. His office specializes in masterplanned communities and everything that goes with that type of land brokerage and related development. He focuses on home builders and private equity and… read more » »

30,000 Starts a Year in Houston?

RedNews magazine October 2013 Kirk Laguarta and Duane Heckmann of the Land Advisors Organization, with nearly 30 years of experience each in CRE, specialize in master-planned community and residential lot development; however they also sell multi-family sites, commercial sites, and industrial development/sites. Historically, downturns in the Houston CRE market have been related to ‘loose money’; this was a factor in… read more » »

The ABC’s of Lots

Builder & Developer magazine June 2013 Written by Greg Vogel The events of the past several years shape the decisions of real-estate professionals today. See full article here: The ABC’s of Lots  

Future of master-planned communities is big topic for Urban Land Institute

Future of master-planned communities is big topic for Urban Land Institute By Bob Sharpe Inside Tucson Business May 16, 2013 Tucson’s shrinking inventory of lots for builders, the lack of competition in the industry locally and the inflationary pressure on construction costs and land prices were among topics explored in a panel discussion I moderated… read more » »

Garrett Development Venture Spends $9.795M to Assemble 626.7 Acres in Buckeye

Buckeye, Arizona – In two sales totaling a combined $9.795 million, companies formed by Jeff Garrett of Garrett Development in Phoenix and the Kemper & Ethel Marley Foundation in Phoenix acquired 627.7 acres in a planned community west of Phoenix in Buckeye called Westpark. The parcels are located along both sides of State Route 85… read more » »

Builders snap up lots in Sacramento, Rancho Cordova

Builders snap up lots in Sacramento, Rancho Cordova Apr 8, 2013 Ben van der Meer Staff Writer-Sacramento Business Journal Builders have snapped up a series of undeveloped lots in Sacramento and Placer counties, with the senior marketing consultant at Land Advisors Organization saying as with built homes, the distressed sales are just about gone. Jim Radler oversaw sales… read more » »