Promoting Private Forests

West to East: Why Timberland in the Southeast is Drawing Attention from Western Investors

19 Jun 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Grand Sierra AB

West to East: Why Timberland in the Southeast is Drawing Attention from Western Investors

Increasingly institutional timber investors operating in the West and Northwest are making land acquisitions in the Southeast. Running in parallel is the trend of diminishing forest products conversion assets in the West and persistent and growing fire risk in the region. This discussion will explore which of these factors or others is most responsible for this growing trend and will be populated with western investors actively involved in Southeastern forestland markets.