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Land Report 2018 Ranchland Deal of the Year: El Maximo Ranch

End of an Era. By Cary Estes There was one last bit of juice left in the sprawling holdings accumulated by Florida citrus pioneer Latimer “Latt” Maxcy. Maxcy (1887–1971) was one of the first entrepreneurs to plant large tracts of

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Posted in Agriculture, Cary Estes, Cattle, Feature, Florida, South, Water

McDonald Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 24 McDonald Family 474,000 acres This Alabama family holds the vast majority of their US lands (some 300,000-plus acres) in Maine via GREAT NORTHWOODS LLC. The McDonalds also own more than 100,000 acres in their home state as well

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Posted in Alabama, Energy, Feature, Florida, Land Report 100, Maine, Minerals, Northeast, Oklahoma, South, Timber

Westervelt Heirs: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 22 Westervelt Heirs 518,000 acres In 1884, the Prairie States Paper Company was founded by Herbert Westervelt, a talented innovator who patented the self-opening paper bag machine. His descendants’ WESTERVELT COMPANY is based in Tuscaloosa and operates in Alabama,

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Posted in Alabama, Conservation, Feature, Florida, Georgia, Land Report 100, Mississippi, South, South Carolina, Timber

Thomas Peterffy: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 17 Thomas Peterffy 581,000 acres (up 20,000 acres) This Hungarian refugee arrived in New York City in 1965 and soon began trading options on the American Stock Exchange. Ultimately, Peterffy made a name for himself by automating the trading

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Posted in Feature, Florida, Land Report 100, South, Timber

Lykes Heirs: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 14 Lykes Heirs 615,000 acres With more than half of the family acreage nestled in Glades and Highland counties in Florida, heirs of Dr. Howell Tyson Lykes (1846—1906) maintain a thriving a cow-calf operation centered on the Brangus breed.

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Feature, Florida, Hunting, Land Report 100, Recreation, South, Southwest, Texas

Sold! Landmark 2,410-acre Red Hills Wild Quail Plantation Sells

Florida’s Valhalla Plantation boasts significant higher and better use potential. A historic plantation founded in 1824 and later owned by a Winn-Dixie heir sold for $13.6 million after several years on the market. Originally part of the renowned Chemonie Plantation,

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Posted in Conservation, Equestrian, Feature, Florida, Hunting, News Desk, Recreation, South

The Land Report Spring 2019

The Land Report Deals of the Year issue

The Magazine of the American Landowner announces the 2018 Deals of the Year: 2018 Deal of the Year: A matchless alpine holding, Wasatch Peaks Ranch celebrates Utah at its best. 2018 Conservation Deal of the Year: A historic retreat since

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Farming, Feature, Florida, News Desk, Pacific, Recreation, South, Texas, Timber, Utah, Washington, West

The Land Report Top Ten: Winter 2018

From the East Coast to the West and even out to Hawaii, our TOP TEN covers every imaginable land use. – The Editors 1. The Mountain of Beverly Hills (California): $1 billion Aaron Kriman has the listing on this one-of-a-kind

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Connecticut, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Florida, Hawaii, Hunting, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Southwest, Texas, Water, West

SOLD: Florida’s El Maximo Ranch Sells

After a three-generation run, the cattle kingdom that LATT MAXCY built comes to an end. South Carolinian by birth, Latimer “Latt” Maxcy (1887-1971) was an empire builder, the sort of individual who changed not only his own destiny but that

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Eric OKeefe, Feature, Florida, South, South Carolina

The Land Report Top Ten: Fall 2018

The highest point in the 90210 ZIP code eclipses all land listings nationwide and sets the bar for our TOP TEN. — The Editors 1. The Mountain of Beverly Hills (California): $1 billionAaron Kirman has the listing on this one-of-a-kind

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Connecticut, Equestrian, Feature, Florida, Hawaii, Hunting, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Southwest, Texas, West

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