2013 Sales: < $50 Million Who: This subsidiary of Fountains America specializes in brokering timberland, conservation properties, and rural estates, along with forest management and HBU analysis.
Wow: Brokered timberland transaction covering 2,630 acres located near Vermont’s Killington Ski Resort that included a significant section of Vermont’s Long Trail. The property is being converted to a commercial sugarbush with nearly 200,000 taps. When complete, the operation will be one of the largest in the U.S.
Insight: “Demand for well-stocked timberland remains steady, if not increased during the recession,” says Broker Patrick Hackley.
Pictured Above: With 21,948 acres, this exceptional timberland investment located in Downeast Maine offers a substantial timber base and established internal road network, enhanced by miles of accessible high quality frontage on several lakes, ponds and the East Machias River.
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