Silver Fern Companies assists with land development from beginning to end and is comprised of Silver Fern Companies, Otago Development, and its newest affiliate, Silver Fern Capital.

Using innovative, proactive approaches in order to help in the ever changing land-development market, the company is able to stay on the forefront of development through its full breadth of services as well as its ability to rapidly respond to the changing needs of its clients. Silver Fern Companies’ services include:

>> Due diligence

>> Underwriting

>> Pre-construction planning

>> Contract negotiation/administration

>> Budget preparation including guaranteed budgets

>> Construction oversight

>> Post-construction administration

>> Neighborhood code enforcement compliance

>> General contracting

>>Land banking

Its newest affiliate, Silver Fern Capital, offers a finance solution to the real estate sub-market most disrupted by the recession — residential lot development. It provides solutions to landowners and homebuilders, enabling each to convert well-located residential land into high-value finished lots at a guaranteed, fixed cost.

Kevin Rust
Kevin Rust

With experience and expertise in finance and land development, Silver Fern Capital is a key partner to homebuilders and investors, helping them capitalize on the current market. Silver Fern Capital’s mission is to be a resource to the homebuilding and land investment community, helping businesses find ways to minimize risk and efficiently use capital for their business operations.

In other Silver Fern news, Kevin Rust was promoted to land development manager. Rust has 13 years of land development experience, having worked previously at Meritage Homes and Richmond American Homes.

A Valley resident for more than 35 years, he brings a wealth of land development knowledge. As land development manager his primary roles include due diligence and entitlement services.

“I am looking forward to focusing more on the initial phases of planning and construction. This is where my experience can help make the decision making and entitlement process easier for our clients,” he said.