Magnolia Ridge: Workouts & Development Land Sales

Facility Highlights

  • 500+ acre mixed-use development in Magnolia, TX which is located northwest of Houston (10+ year project)
  • SVN|Angelic did three loan workouts for developer
  • SVN|Angelic re-zoned roughly 50 acres of the property for retail – a higher and better use for that portion of the project

Transaction Summary

  • SVN|Angelic was originally brought into the project to help stave off foreclosure in 2008
  • Ultimately, SVN|Angelic got the developer out of foreclosure for the property owner three separate times and then refinanced the project for the developer until the market became development-friendly again
  • The remaining original lots were sold off to local home builders, SVN|Angelic has since sold the remaining single-family land
  • The last remaining land is the re-zoned retail land, which the developer may decide to self-develop, and one multi-family site that SVN|Angelic is currently marketing for sale
  • As a further enhancement to the retail land value, SVN|Angelic is working on a railroad crossing and frontage road in coordination with another adjacent development, the city, the county, the railroad and TX DOT.

Key Benefits

  • SVN|Angelic was originally brought in to save the project from bankruptcy and in the end the owner not only got their money back, but they have made a large profit
  • Our ability to re-zone part of the property for retail greatly increased the value of that portion of the land
  • The project is now quite vibrant and has very active home building underway from three major home builders