Other honorees from 2016 include Ranchland Deal of the Year, Agriculture Deal of the Year, and Timberland Deal of the Year.
A remarkable series of landmark transactions takes center stage in the Spring 2017 issue of The Magazine of the American Landowner, which features our annual Deals of the Year roundup. The sale of Australia’s 30,000-square-mile S. Kidman & Co by the heirs of iconic pastoralist Sidney Kidman to a consortium led by Gina Rinehart was recognized as the 2016 Deal of the Year. The sale of Ted Turner’s Bluestem Ranch in Oklahoma to the Osage Nation was selected as the 2016 Ranchland Deal of the Year. Farmland Partners’ acquisition of Wilder Farms in Illinois earned 2016 Agriculture Deal of the Year honors. And the 2016 Timberland Deal of the Year recognized the acquisition of 295,000 acres of timberland by Molpus Woodlands Group and Forest Investment Associates from Hancock Timber Resource Group.