2013 Sales: $100 – $200 Million
Who: Covering Texas and Oklahoma with expertise in wildlife management, irrigated farmland, lake construction, conservation, traditional agriculture, and wetland habitats.
Wow: A quarter of the firm’s sales in 2013 were off-market properties that were not publicized; three set new sales price records for their respective counties on a price-per-acre basis.
Insight: “The economy in the Southwest is healthy, mostly due to the vibrant energy industry,” Bryan Pickens says. “Landowners and investors have benefitted from this activity and from oil and gas windfalls, which they are reinvesting into more land.”
Pictured Above: As one of the last of the great quail ranches available on the market today, Washita River Ranch in the Texas Panhandle has been very intensely managed for 15 years, and hunters can expect to flush 16-18 coveys per day in normal years, and 9-12 coveys per day during drier periods.
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