Eric O’Keefe

Sold! 1,789 Acres of Kansas Farmland for $765 Per Acre

Nebraska’s York College sold off a 1,789-acre bequest in Ellis County, Kansas. The college got $1.369 million ($765 per acre) at the January auction and retained the mineral rights.

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Posted in Auctions, Energy, Eric OKeefe, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, News Desk, Regional News, Topics

Forest Service Paving the Way for Plum Creek?

The nation’s largest landowner may be getting a last-minute, going-away gift from the Bush Administration. The Forest Service may amend existing easements, a step that would allow Plum Creek Timber (NYSE:PCL) to pave roads through USFS land.  Such a move would facilitate an

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Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Regional News, Residential Property, Timber, Topics, West

CNL Lifestyle Properties to Pay $132 Million for Crested Butte, Okemo, and Mount Sunapee

CNL Lifestyle Properties, an Orlando-based real-estate investment trust (REIT) will announce today that it is acquiring Crested Butte Ski Resort in Colorado (pictured), Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, and Mount Sunapee Ski Resport in New Hampshire from Triple Peaks LLC

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Posted in Feature, Golf, News Desk, Northeast, Recreation, Regional News, South, Topics, West

For Sale: Colorado’s Hunt Ranch Back on Market for $30,000 Per Acre / $17 Million

In a surprising turn of events that is the norm in real estate development, the investment group that paid $8 million for an historic cattle ranch downvalley from Aspen was denied crucial development rights by Garfield County. Hunt Ranch LLC had applied to develop

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Posted in Cattle, Conservation, Developers, Equestrian, Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Recreation, Regional News, Residential Property, Topics, West

Border Fence Spikes Demand for Appraisers

670 miles. That’s the distance along the U.S.-Mexico border that the Department of Homeland Security wants to cordon off with its 18-foot-high border fence. The sheer size of this massive undertaking and the number of property owners already disputing the

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Posted in Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Pacific, Regional News, Southwest

Tom Barrack Takes Control of Neverland

Earlier this month, AP reported a development that every real estate professional in Santa Barbara County fully anticipated: Neverland no longer belongs to Michael Jackson. The new owner of the 2,500-acre trophy property? That was even less of a surprise: Sycamore Valley

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Posted in Cattle, Equestrian, Eric OKeefe, Farming, Feature, News Desk, Pacific, Recreation, Regional News, Residential Property, Topics

Federal Reserve Bullish on Great Plains

Farmland in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and parts of New Mexico jumped 20 percent in the third quarter of 2008, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City this week. Here are some of the

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Posted in Cattle, Eric OKeefe, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, News Desk, Public Land, Regional News, Southwest

Timberland Outperforms the S&P 500?

That’s one of the conclusions from this report that ran online at Forbes.com a few weeks ago titled Cut Down Portfolio Risk With Timber. I had fully expected the author, Robert Stammers, to be a shill for an organization tied to the

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Posted in Equities, Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Timber, Topics

Sold! $50 Million of Recreational Land at Midwest Auction

These days investing in the stock market is not for the faint of heart, and in markets from coast to coast thousands of developer-owned condos now sit vacant. But when it comes to land, there’s no shortage of motivated buyers. That’s the takeaway

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Posted in Auctions, Eric OKeefe, Farming, Feature, Hunting, Midwest, News Desk, Recreation, Regional News, Timber, Topics

Yellowstone Club Files for Bankruptcy

The world’s only private ski and golf community has sought bankruptcy protection. The Yellowstone Club, an exclusive 13,400-acre retreat in Montana’s Gallatin Mountains whose members include Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and former vice president Dan Quayle, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Developers, Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Recreation, Regional News, Residential Property, Timber, Topics, West

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