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Stretching from Gladden Farms on the west to Rancho Vistoso on the east, including Dove Mountain in the middle, the Tangerine Corridor lot sales have been brisk over the past few months.
On 10/29/2012 Mountain Real Estate Capital, LLC (Peter Fioretti, CEO) an North Carolina based company under its affiliate MFV-FC Portfolio, LLC acquired a significant portion of the remaining land portfolio from Forest City Land Group, including 1,200 residential lots in master-planned communities nationwide in a bulk portfolio sale. Mountain Real Estate plans a seven-year hold that includes reselling lots to national homebuilders such as Richmond American, Lennar, Ryan, DR Horton and Maracay Homes. The estimated finished lot values reportedly exceed $65 million.
[mepr-show rules="58038"]The larger projects included Tangerine Crossing in Tucson, AZ, Legacy Lakes in Pinehurst, NC, Woodbury Crossing in Olympia, WA and Summers Walk in Charlotte, NC.
As part of this larger land portfolio, Mountain Capital acquired the last remaining 63 lots at Tangerine Crossing from Tangerine Road Associates for about $2.7 million, or approximately $42,400 per lot. All 63 lots were fully developed and held option agreements with builders such as Maracay, Richmond American and Meritage Homes.
On 1/31/2013, Mountain Capital through its affiliate MFV-FC Portfiolio, LLC sold 23 lots at Tangerine Crossing to Maracay Homes for $1.5 million, or $65,250 per lot. Maracay is building a total of 85 homes at Sunrise Ridge at Tangerine Crossing; a rolling option that began December, 2010.
Maracay Homes in Tucson, AZ is a private company established and incorporated in Arizona in 2006.
On 1/31/2013, Mountain Capital through its affiliate MFV-FC Portfolio, LLC also sold 17 lots to Richmond American Homes (NYSE: MDC) at Tangerine Crossing for $1.028 million, or $60,470 per lot. Richmond is building a total of 92 homes at Premier of Tangerine Crossing.
Richmond American Homes is the home building subsidiary of M.D.C. Holdings, which also offers financing and home building in eleven states.
Will White of Land Advisors Organization of Tucson handled the Tangerine Crossing transactions for MFV-FC Portfolio.