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We're on a mission to provide housing for the nation's workforce.

Aquire

Acquire specific properties identified that meet our investment objectives.

Re-furbish

Refurbish, reimage and modernize existing properties to provide sought after amenities.

develop

Develop and reconfigure unused/existing or adjacent property to enhance cash flow.

Place

Placement within the parks of long-term alternative housing products.

Our strategy

Unique
Position

Exclusive dealer for several manufacturers of Park Model homes in Colorado

Aggressive Aquisition

Existing RV/mobile home parks that have expansion space deferred maintenance or are located in areas that have high demands for alternative short-term and permanent housing

market
Tensions

We target markets that have high barriers to home ownership and very strong demand by the workforce demographic.

The team

REDI consists of highly respected multi-disciplined members with a combined 200+ years real estate, construction and asset management headed by industry veteran Pete Labarre.

Pete LaBarre

Chief Executive Officer

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Matt Fredell

Senior Vice President Development

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Gary Luecke

Chief Operating Officer

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Locations

Peak View Park

A charming community in Woodland Park Colorado.

(719) 502-7431

19253 US-24, Woodland Park, CO 80863

Mesa Campground

A quaint campground in Gunnison Colorado.

(970) 641-3186

36128 US-50, Gunnison, CO 81230

Four Seasons River Inn

An RV park and inn in Delta Colorado.

(970) 874-9659

676 US-50, Delta, CO 81416

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Rare Earth Development & Investments

We're on a mission to provide year-round communities/living for our nation's workforce.

Big Tiny Homes 4 Less

An authorized dealer for multiple Park Model brands across the continental US.

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Gary Luecke

Gary Luecke serves as Chief Operating Officer for Rare Earth
Development and Investments. He has an extensive background in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.

Gary’s experience begins with working for two large captive automobile finance companies. He held various supervisory and managerial roles over a period of 17 years in the Credit, Wholesale, Collections and Customer Service Departments.

After resigning from the automobile finance industry, Gary served as Vice President for a $20M global non-profit organization for over 12 years where he led a staff of over 400 employees located in over 85 stateside and international locations. He was also an operational, strategic and legacy minded Board Member of 15 US and International
Boards.

Gary has a B.A. – Marketing degree from Lamar University and a Masters Degree in Biblical Studies from Charis Bible College.

Gary and his wife, Diane, have been married for over 30 years and have
5 children spread throughout the globe, and 2 grandchildren.

Matt Fredell

•       Co-Owner, Peak View Park, extended stay RV Park Model Community Site Developer and Systems Manager

•       Designed infrastructure and landscaping to convert RV park into affordable housing

•       Head of facilities and golf course maintenance, Glacier Natl Park & Shining Mountain

•       Owner, Innovative Structures, LLC, design/build firm, specializing in quality construction methodology; solar, super insulation, earth work integration.

•       Graduate, Oklahoma State University       

Pete LaBarre

Pete LaBarre has been involved in numerous successful business ventures many of which in real estate. In the 1980’s he was the organizer, marketer and general partner of two real estate general partnerships, sold and managed multifamily and residential real estate, was one of three principals that developed and managed a private second mortgage fund returning to investors 20+% on investments. Along with family members he owns and operates multiple single and multi-family properties, a mobile home park, the only code compliant park model / tiny home community in Colorado, and three commercial properties. He has performed multiple commercial and residential remodels and renovations, having worked in various trades since he was 12 years old. Currently he along with business partners are developing 43 acres in Woodland Park, CO for retail, multi-family, storage and Park Model uses.

Mr. LaBarre earned both his undergraduate degree in Finance and MBA from the University of Colorado, CS. He worked with the Small Business Development Center at the CS Chamber of Commerce. He taught economics, business management, and statistics at a Pikes Peak Community College and was a guest lecturer at The Faculty of Economics at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic. Currently he serves on the Governor of Colorado’s Business Advisory Board, the Colorado State Small Business Development Center advisory board, the Colorado Springs Police Department Foundation board and is the Teller County Republican Chair. Additionally, Mr. LaBarre serves as president of two HOAs.