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The Land Report Summer 2014

Timber specialists, ranch brokers, recreational experts, productive ag pros – more than 100 firms from coast to coast were surveyed to prepare our fourth annual look at America’s Best Brokerages for the Summer 2014 edition of the Magazine of the American Landowner. Dozens more

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Bankruptcy, Cattle, Conservation, Developers, Dogs, Energy, Equestrian, Equities, Farming, Federal Policy, Golf, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Hunting, International, Land Report 100, Land Report Top 10, Midwest, Minerals, Northeast, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Southwest, Taxes, Timber, Water, West

National Park Proves a Hard Gift to Give

Roxanne Quimby Faces an Uphill Battle to Bequest 100,000 Acres Lucas St. Clair pulled up to an overlook in Maine’s North Woods to a stunning vista of Mount Katahdin, the state’s highest peak and the endpoint of the Appalachian Trail.

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Posted in Feature, Maine, Northeast, Public Land, 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

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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

The Land Report 2013 Timberland Deal of the Year: MeadWestvaco Southern Timberlands

In December, Plum Creek Timber (PCL) cemented its position as one of the nation’s largest private landowners when the timber REIT paid more than $1 billion for a slew of assets from packaging giant MeadWestvaco (MWV), including 501,000 acres of

Posted in Alabama, Eric OKeefe, Feature, Georgia, News Desk, South, South Carolina, Timber, Virginia, West Virginia

The Land Report Spring 2014

2013 was a year of superlatives: billion-dollar acquisitions, record-setting prices, and landmark sales. And behind the best of these deals one finds the stories of passionate landowners, men and women and families who went to extraordinary lengths to assemble, to

Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Dogs, Farming, Great Plains, Hunting, Public Land, Recreation, South, Timber, West

2012 Land Report Best Brokerages: Forestar Real Estate Group

Forestar Real Estate Group landforsale.forestargroup.com (936) 639-0660 2012 Sales: < $50 Million Who: Publicly traded real estate development and natural resources company that exclusively offers its own undeveloped properties through its brokerage arm. These tracts are high-quality investment and recreation

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For Sale: 21,000 Acres of Maine Timberland

This Washington County property borders the East Machias River not far from the international border in country Mainers call “downeast.” It’s a region known for vast forests, pristine lakes, and proximity to the Atlantic. Fountains Land has listed these 21,948

Posted in Feature, Maine, News Desk, Northeast, Timber

Commission Ruling Baffles Timber Industry

A coalition of six U.S. plywood companies has until mid-February to decide whether to keep up the legal fight to have federal regulators step in and put a stop to what the coalition calls unfair Chinese “dumping” on the domestic

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Posted in Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Northeast, South, Timber

2012 Land Report Best Brokerages: Tom Smith Land and Homes

Tom Smith Land and Homes www.tomsmithland.com (601) 209-3284 2012 Sales: $50 – $100 Million Who: Focuses primarily on tracts with recreational value as well as timber investment throughout the Southeast. Wow: Listed Brandywine Island, a 10,000-acre island on the Mississippi

Posted in Arkansas, Feature, South, Tennessee, Timber

Land Report 2013 Legacy Landowners: Rose Lane & Chuck Leavell | Charlane Plantation

For three decades, this Georgia couple has practiced what they preached on their cherished plantation, sharing the gospel of stewardship with those they welcome onto their land and the many they meet on their global sojourns. The Land Report is

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Posted in Conservation, Eric OKeefe, Feature, Georgia, Interviews, South, Timber

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