The Land Report

Winter 2014

The Magazine of the American Landowner is an essential guide for investors, landowners, and those interested in buying or selling land. The award-winning quarterly is known for its annual survey of America's largest landowners, The Land Report 100.

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90 The LandReport | W I N T E R 2 0 1 4 LANDREPORT.COM The L and Report 100 I n 2014, King Ranch Inc. marked its 161st year of continuous operations. While remaining true to the iconic ranching her- itage begun by Captain Richard King so long ago, King Ranch has continued to prosper due to a broad diversification and growth into other land-based, agricultural production-focused businesses. King Ranch will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Main House on the Santa Gertrudis Division in 2015. The Main House replaced the two-story wooden homestead that burned to the ground in 1912. Mrs. King's grand new Mission-style home served as the family residence and ranch headquarters. To this day, the Main House remains the primary family residence on King Ranch and stands as a tribute to seven generations of private ownership. The Main House and Ranch have been designated as a National Historic Landmark by the Interior Department and a Texas Historical Monument by the State of Texas. 8 King Ranch Heirs 911,215 acres Above: The Main House on the Santa Gertrudis Division celebrates its centennial in 2015. KING RANCH INC

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