Capstone News

Saguaro 2 and Southwest Opportunity Trust Updates

Posted: Oct 28, 2016

Please note that investor updates for Saguaro Capital Fund Series 2 and Southwest Opportunity Trust were emailed to investors and advisors today (Friday October 28, 2016).  If you are an investor and did not receive the email update, please click here and fill out the "Contact Us" form to confirm or update your email address.  Please include your name and which fund you invested in.  Thank you. 

Attention Saguaro 1 Investors

Posted: Oct 21, 2016

Letters were mailed to all Saguaro Capital Fund Series 1 investors with important news update.  Please watch your mail and call your advisor if you have any questions.  

Phoenix Rental Market

Posted: Aug 25, 2016

The Phoenix rental market continues to be a good place to be a landlord as rents continue to rise.  Here is a news article from ABC 15 Arizona discussing some recent data: 

More jobs, low number of vacancies credited for Valley rental price growth

 If your rent has remained unchanged in recent months, consider yourself lucky.  According to market research firm Axiometrics, average Phoenix-area effective apartment rents increased in June, marking a six-month consecutive climb.

Saguaro Semi-Annual Distributions

Posted: Jul 26, 2016


Capstone Real Estate is pleased to announce the semi-annual interest distributions for Saguaro Capital Fund Series 1 and 2 will be sent over the next week.

For those investors who invested Registered funds, the interest will be deposited directly into your Registered investment account and you will receive your statement via email. For those investors who invested Non-Registered funds, your interest cheque and statement will be mailed.


Updates Coming Soon

Posted: May 24, 2016

We will be emailing an update this Friday May 27th to investors in Saguaro Capital Fund Series 1 & 2. Investors in the Southwest Opportunity Trust will receive an update the following week.

Semi-Annual Interest Distributions

Posted: Jan 25, 2016

ATTENTION INVESTORS:  Capstone Real Estate is pleased to announce that the semi-annual interest distributions for all 3 of our Phoenix Real Estate funds are being processed this week.  The 3 funds include:

2016 Arizona Economic Outlook

Posted: Dec 8, 2015

Economists Elliott Pollack and Lee McPheters recently spoke at the 52nd ASU/JPMorgan Forecast Luncheon in Phoenix.  The following article from The Republic | outlines their 2016 Arizona economic outlook. 



Rising Phoenix Home Prices, Sales

Posted: Nov 21, 2015

We came across the an good article posted on which outlines the rising home values and sales numbers in the Phoenix area.  The article highlights include:

  • Shrinking number of homes available below $300,000 drives increase in prices; sales soar by 19 percent
  • Boomerang and first-time buyers are driving increases in metro Phoenix home sales and prices
  • Home building is up 46 percent in the Valley
  • Metro Phoenix's median home price has climbed to $225,000

See below to read the full article.


October 2015 Quarterly Investor Updates

Posted: Oct 15, 2015

Please note that the quarterly updates for Saguaro Series 1, Saguaro Series 2 and the Southwest Opportunity Trust are being emailed to advisors on Friday October 16, 2015 and then emailed to clients Monday October 19, 2015.

Comparing Phoenix to Canadian Markets

Posted: Aug 25, 2015

We came across an interesting post from the Arizona Commerce Authority which compares the demographics and home prices of Phoenix to a variety of Canadian cities.  Please note the home prices are in US dollars.