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  • ROI: Fee Dev vs Rehab

    Legacy Alliance’s multifamily team was one of the first firms in the U.S. to spot the cost:benefit trends moving away from acquisition/rehab model and on into new development. With what seemed like a glut of inventory available for nearly seven years, the hot rental market has been tightening up likely candidates for purchase, and prices are going up as well making slim margins even thinner. Read More

  • Setting Your Sites

    Increasingly, choice parcels are becoming more expensive as speculation runs rampant. Legacy Alliance digs deeper and leverages its network to find property with substantial upside that won't break the bank. Hint: somewhere between "Timing is Everything," and "Location, Location, Location" lies the answer. Read More

  • Devil’s in the Details

    There is a steep learning curve in real estate development, especially in a multifamily process as the multiples present exponential opportunities for errors, miscalculations or domino-effect construction issues. Having been down this road many times, we have built in a system of checks and balances that redefines redundancy while fostering a consistent flow of communication. Read More

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What They’re Saying

Ability to Execute and Deliver
“Straight forward, an ability to execute and deliver on commitments and the integrity that helps you sleep at night; that’s what you get from Chris Leavell and his team of professionals at Legacy Alliance”

Development Knowledge
“I saw how you operated the project in Oxford when we built the golf course. When an owner hires a professional to do a job and then gives him the reins to do his job that tells me he is a man that knows what he is doing.”

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    Our Recent Updates

    Legacy & Villas Featured in DDC Journal
    Legacy Alliance along with business partner the Frankel Family Trust, was featured recently in Design Develop Construct Journal for its work on the Villas On The Rim multifamily development. Frankel COO Mike Kron called Villas a project they “intend to hold onto for a long time.” Legacy’s Brad DeYoung also explained the complexities of the […]
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    Villas at The Rim in the News!
    This week, in a review of the hottest new developments in San Antonio, Bisnow revealed their picks and at the top of the list was Legacy’s Villas at The Rim. The property, which is picking up serious momentum in its path to completion is expected to be one of the crown jewels in the red-hot […]
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  • Jana Call Joins Legacy Alliance

    Our Recent Updates

    Jana Call Joins Legacy Alliance
    Jana Call joins Legacy Alliance December 2016.  Jana brings many years of real estate and accounting experience to the table.  Her versatility in these fields will positively impact the goals for continued growth we have for the future. Welcome to the team!
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    Our Recent Updates

    FFT and Legacy Alliance Break Ground on Luxe Villas at The Rim
    In what could become the crown jewel  of The Rim master-planned community, the Frankel Family Trust (FFT) and Legacy Alliance recently broke ground on Villas at The Rim, a luxe mid-rise 427-unit Class A+, multi-family apartment community featuring Spanish Modern architecture and entry-level garage parking. The 4-story “urban wrap” product showcases panoramic hill country views and […]
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    Our Recent Updates

    Ekenberg Joins Legacy Alliance
    As part of its multi-family development growth initiative, particularly in the area of fee development, Legacy Alliance, a Dallas multi-family and retail real estate developer today announced the addition of Tom Ekenberg to the firm’s executive team. Ekenberg’s reputation in construction precedes him, and bolsters the firm’s project logistics team. He has been a highly […]
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