Timber

Stimson Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 20 Stimson Family 552,000 acres One of the nation’s oldest continuously operating integrated wood products companies, the family’s STIMSON LUMBER COMPANY pre-dates the Civil War. Founder Thomas Douglass (T.D.) Stimson (1827—1898) blazed a trail for six generations of his

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Posted in Feature, Idaho, Land Report 100, Montana, Oregon, Pacific, Timber, West

Martin Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 19 Martin Family 570,000 acres ROYOMARTIN produces a variety of products ranging from solid wood timbers to cost-effective tape-and-panel solutions. Founded in 1923, the company just celebrated its 95th anniversary. This timber industry mainstay traces its heritage back to

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

Ford Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 18 Ford Family 580,000 acres (down 203,000 acres) In the depths of the Great Depression, Kenneth Ford (1908—1997) decided to go into business with a single sawmill that he pieced together using salvaged equipment. Ford’s first mill initially employed

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Posted in California, Feature, Land Report 100, Oregon, Pacific, 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

Land Report July 2019 Newsletter

Congratulations are in order to our 2018 Deals of the Year honorees. These standout sales are the focus of our July newsletter. They include: 2018 Deal of the Year: Wasatch Peaks Ranch 2018 Conservation Deal of the Year: Cabin Bluff

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Farming, Federal Policy, Newsletter, Pacific, South, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Utah, Washington, West

Hamer Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 15 Hamer Family 600,000 acres Since the early 1900s, five generations of Hamers have worked in the forests of West Virginia, growing trees, harvesting timber, and running sawmills and hardwood pellet plants. In 1957, James P. Hamer was recognized

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Land Report 100, South, Timber, West Virginia

Pingree Heirs: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 11 Pingree Heirs 830,000 acres (up 125,000 acres) Pingree lands are consolidated in Maine and owned by fifth-, sixth-, and seventh generation descendants of David Pingree (1795—1863). Known as the Merchant Prince of Salem, Pingree’s nineteenth-century empire ultimately exceeded

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Land Report 100, Maine, Northeast, Timber

New Leadership Announced at LandVest

The real estate and timberland advisory firm LandVest, headquartered in Boston, announced new leadership in April. Joseph Taggart is the new president, moving up from his previous role as executive vice president of timberlands. Taggart has been with LandVest since

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

Peter Buck: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 9 Peter Buck 925,000 acres (up 125,000 acres) How many Subway Cold Cut Combos go into an acre of timberland? (Here’s a hint: It doesn’t matter if you order a six-inch combo or the footlong.) Only a nuclear physicist

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Posted in Feature, Land Report 100, Maine, Northeast, Timber

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

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