2014 Sales: $100 – $250 Million
Who: Offers investment, management, and appraisal services in eight Midwestern states.
Wow: 2014 saw a 56 percent increase in sales; Peoples Company also acquired Total Realty in DeWitt, Iowa, expanding its presence in Illinois.
Insight: “2014 was a transition year as commodity prices declined from their highs and farm incomes continued to fall,” says President Steve Bruere. “This will create a buying opportunity for well-capitalized farmers and land investors, who will become a larger part of the market in 2015.”
Pictured Above: Totaling 325-acres of quality farmland, including 309 tillable acres and a CSR of 54-acres, this large tract located in Bridgewater, Iowa recently sold for $2.3 million.
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