GCA Equity Partners, LLC Announces First Quarter Results for its GCA California Real Estate Fund

  • Strong Real Estate Market Conditions Driving Double-Digit Performance
  • 14.27% Annualized Net Return to Fund Investors for Q1, 2013
  • 12.77% Annualized Net Return Since Fund Inception

CAMPBELL, Calif. – May 14, 2013 GCA Equity Partners, LLC (www.gcaequitypartners.com), today announced that the GCA California Real Estate Fund, LLC provided its investors with a net annualized return of 14.27% for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.   Investors who have participated since inception have realized a net annualized return of 12.77%.  The fund provides short-term financing for the purchase and rehabilitation of distressed properties as well as for new construction.

Strong real estate market conditions are driving the fund’s performance.  According to the California Association of Realtors, “The March price {for single family homes} was up 28.2 percent from a revised $295,630 recorded in March 2012, marking the 13th consecutive month of annual price increases and the ninth consecutive month of double-digit annual gains.” The structure of the GCA California Real Estate Fund enables its investors to benefit from market appreciation, as well as earn regular interest income.

“It’s very gratifying to know that our investors are so pleased with the fund’s performance,” said Charles Tralka, fund manager for GCA Equity Partners.  “We attribute its consistent double digit results to-date not only to strong market conditions but also to our unique deal evaluation, structuring, and management processes, which are designed to reduce risk and increase returns.”

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About GCA Equity Partners
The Fund, a California State registered offering, offers investors an 8% annual preferred rate, but targets total annualized investor returns in the low double digit range through its combined interest and shared appreciation (contingent interest) lending model.  Investors must be California residents, meet certain income and/or net worth requirements, and limit their investment in the Fund to no more than 10% of their net worth as defined by the State of California.  More information about GCA Equity Partners and the GCA California Real Estate Fund is available at www.gcaequitypartners.com.
About the Fund Managers
The managers of the GCA California Real Estate Fund, Thomas Braegelmann and Charles Tralka, have a combined total of more than 50 years of real estate investment experience.  They strategically identify properties to be funded by looking for strong profit potential, and then structure deals that are closely aligned with investor interests.