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108 The LandReport | S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 LANDREPORT.COM that helps us share with clients large timber, farm, and outdoor recreation properties that are not available on the Internet. Wow: Exclusive brokerage representing the owner in the sale of a 14,000-acre timberland property in North Alabama. Davis DuBose Knight Forestry & Real Estate (501) 219-8600 2017 Sales: $50M–$100M Who: We specialize in rural property, primarily selling timberland, farmland, recre- ational properties, and pasture- land. We represent individuals, three of the four timber REITs, TIMOs, and corporations in the brokerage of properties in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma. Wow: Our Lake Greeson Pine Plantation offering was the highlight of the year for us. It was 5,844 acres in Pike County, Arkansas, near Murfreesboro. We conducted a sealed-bid auction sale and unfortunately, the TIMO that submitted the high bid backed out during the due diligence phase. We were then able to identify another timberland investor and had the property under contract within three weeks. Eshenbaugh Land Company (813) 287-8787 2017 Sales: $100M–$250M Who: Whether it's urban infill or wide-open undeveloped land, you need a local brokerage team on the ground and in the know to make complex land deals happen. In Florida, that's Eshenbaugh Land Company. Wow: We closed a deal a week at our boutique firm last year with an average deal size of $2 million per transaction. Jon Kohler and Associates (850) 508-2999 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: Jon Kohler & Associates is a real estate brokerage, mar- keting, and advisory firm for those who share a conservation and land stewardship ethic. We are the leading authority on plantations, ranches, and high-quality properties. We represent landowners in all seven plantation belts across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Over the past 27 years, we have developed a specialty brokerage that represents major landowners and investors in the plantation and high quality land niche. Wow: Listing Perdido Bluff, one of the largest undeveloped properties on the Gulf Coast. United Country Neeley Forestry Service (870) 836-5981 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: We are an Arkansas forestry consulting firm that specializes in timber manage- ment, appraisal, and real estate sales. Our brokerage centers around trying to find the right buyer for timberland properties with a focus on the highest and best use. Wow: In 2017, one of our sales brought over $8 million. Larson & McGowin Properties (205) 977-7706 2017 Sales: $50M–$100M Who: A timberland specialist with a focus on the Southeast. Our firm is rooted in the science of forestry, appraisal, and land management. Lile Real Estate (501) 374-3411 2017 Sales: $50M–$100M Who: Since 1993, we've been connecting qualified land inves- tors with agricultural, recre- ational, and timberland proper- ties in the Mid-South. Wow: We represented a for- mer Ducks Unlimited president in his acquisition of the famous Little Siberia Hunting Club in Arkansas County, Arkansas. The property consisted of 907 acres offering some of the finest waterfowl hunting, whitetail deer hunting, and fishing that Arkansas has to offer with over 2½ miles of frontage along the famous Big Bayou Meto. A M E R I C A ' S BE ST BROKERAGES MARITIME FOREST Located at the headwaters of Perdido Bay between Pensacola and Gulf Shores, 3,636-acre Perdido Bluff may well be the last best undeveloped plantation on the Gulf Coast. Listed with Jon Kohler.

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