Opal Financial Group Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum

Florida

The Land Report Top Ten: Summer 2014

XIRanchMT_fi

A world-class array of legacy properties, production ag ranches, and resort retreats. – The Editors 1. SOLD! Copper Beech Farm (Connecticut): $130 million A relic of Old Greenwich, this 50-acre estate is the last of its kind and includes two

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Connecticut, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Hunting, Massachusetts, Montana, Northeast, Pacific, Recreation, South, Southwest, Timber, Water, West, Wyoming

2013 Land Report 100: Cassidy Heirs

Timberland_ME_fi

No. 46 Cassidy Heirs 212,985 acres John Cassidy was among New England’s first crop of lumber barons in the late 19th century. In 1859, he emigrated from Nova Scotia to Bangor, Maine, and within a decade Cassidy had amassed more

Posted in Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Maine, Northeast, South, Timber

Land Report May 2014 Newsletter

A diverse group of news items are featured in our May newsletter. You’ll recognize the name of one of the all-time great rock and rollers as well a former Presidential hopeful. May I add that there was a teeny tiny transaction

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Energy, Federal Policy, Florida, Land Report Top 10, Massachusetts, Minerals, Newsletter, Northeast, Public Land, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Timber, West

Water Policy: Decision in Everglades Case

LakeOkeechobee_fi

In March, U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas of New York ruled that pumping water out of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee to irrigate farms and then pumping nutrient-laden water back into the lake violates the Clean Water Act. Groups such as

Posted in Agriculture, Feature, Federal Policy, Field Reporters, Florida, South, Water

Land Report April 2014 Newsletter

The importance of land to our society – as a resource, a common theme, and a point of contention – is a constant source of amazement. Water policy, agricultural programs, master-planned communities – so many aspects of our day-to-day existence

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Connecticut, Farming, Federal Policy, Florida, New Mexico, Newsletter, Northeast, Public Land, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Southwest, Water, West, Wyoming

The Land Report Top Ten: Spring 2014

CooperBeechFarmCT_fi

Immensely valuable coastal properties sweep gold, silver, and bronze! – The Editors 1. NEW! Copper Beech Farm (Connecticut): $130 million A relic of Old Greenwich, this 50-acre estate (pictured above) is the last of its kind and includes two islands

Posted in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Massachusetts, Northeast, Pacific, South, Southwest, Texas, West, Wyoming

Equestrian Roundup: Florida’s Wellington

Wellington_FI

What’s the cost per acre of land in the most expensive equestrian market in the U.S.? That’s the question I posed to Brad Scherer, a longtime broker in Florida’s Palm Beach County. Scherer’s Atlantic Western Realty Corporation is a full-service

Tagged with:
Posted in Equestrian, Eric OKeefe, Feature, Florida, South

2013 Land Report 100: No. 60-69

MikeMechenbier4DaughtersRanch_fi

No. 60 Mike Mechenbier 163,800 acres This cowboy philanthropist’s holdings — the Four Daughters Ranch, the Dockery-Collins, the Pie Ranch, and the Loveless-Romero — extend through four New Mexico counties. Mechenbier also manages nearly 2,000 acres in the Middle Rio

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Conservation, Equestrian, Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pacific, South, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Utah, Washington, Water, West

Equestrian Roundup: Florida’s Payson Park

Thoroughbreds_fi

Over the years Virginia Kraft Payson’s adventures have ranged from hunting wild game to piloting hot-air balloons, to sports fishing and dog sled competitions. But the owner of Florida’s Payson Park Thoroughbred Training Center in Indiantown is perhaps best known

Posted in Equestrian, Feature, Florida, Nancy Myers, South

Supreme Court Sides With Landowners

SupremeCourt_fi

In Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, the high court finds it unconstitutional to use the permitting process as a tool of extortion. When Coy Koontz filed an application for a permit to develop 3.7 acres of a

Tagged with:
Posted in Feature, Federal Policy, Field Reporters, Florida, South, Water

EMAIL SIGNUP

Please sign me up to receive breaking news and updates from the Land Report!
Fay Ranches presents the 2013 Land Report 100

News By Region

The Land Report | 2011 America's Best Brokerages
The Land Report is proudly partnered with:
Hall and Hall
Fay Ranches Inc.
Live Water Properties
Mossy Oak Properties
Mason Morse Ranch Company
Mirror Ranch Group
Pacific West Great Plains Great Lakes Midwest Southwest South Northeast

Before you go, how about signing up for
eNews & Updates
from The LandReport.com?

x

Love being out on the land?

So do we. Like us on Facebook, and we'll share our favorite places in your News Feed.

I already like LandReport.com

x