February Newsletter Available

Check out the SDG Newsletter that went out this week. Mark tells us what is going on in the commercial real estate industry with his Market Update.  Stan provides insight with his article about Wealthy Investors on Leading Edge of Real Estate Investment.  Also, check out the White Paper that SDG recently published by downloading Dusting the Ashes Off Real Estate.

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A Very Merry Christmas

Christmas is about giving, as God showed His love for us through the birth of His Son Jesus and in that spirit of giving, SDG has made donations to two wonderful organizations in honor of our friends, associates and partners. In spite of the unusual economic times we are in, we hope that this season affords you a time of reflection on what is really important in life and the opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family.




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It's August, Where Are We?

August 3, 2009

Economic news continues to indicate a significant slowing of the downdraft, if not a bottoming out, of the economy in general.  Residential real estate prices in many areas have firmed and started to creep upward while new home construction surprised many with its spike.

Commercial Real Estate (CRE) has officially become "the other shoe" that many are expecting to drop, however many in the industry are starting to question whether the widely anticipated Armageddon is really going to materialize.  Late last year and into this year, we concurred with consensus thinking that CRE was in for a major blood bath within next 12-24 months.  We are seeing signs that while there are undeniable problems on the horizon, and in som....

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The New Look of www.SDGinvest.com

We hope you like the new look of www.sdginvest.com. We've updated information on Value Fund II, added a blog so both Stan and Mark can post updates and created new portfolio sections.

As we launch our new website, we must recognize that we are living in astounding times.  You don't need to look far to understand the uniqueness of the times:
    1) Congress has passed (with most of its members not actually reading) a package estimated to cost the country $800B.
    2) There are serious discussions concerning the nationalization of several money center banks.
Just six to nine months ago, either would have been considered almost comical.

We are excited about the opportunity to keep our investors, ....

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