Transaction Management

  • Managed Forest Carbon Project & Sales for Large Landowner

    Managed Forest Carbon Project & Sales for Large Landowner

    A forest investment firm sought to maximize their impact and timber returns across their 250,000 acre North American ownership located in West Coast, Southern and Mid-Atlantic states. US Forest Capital completed a comprehensive assessment of carbon, conservation easement, conservation sales and wetland mitigation opportunities across the ownership. This led to…

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  • Governance to Create Landscape Level Conservation

    Governance to Create Landscape Level Conservation

    A diverse group of Seattle-based conservation, business, finance, academic and elected representatives were concerned that a 100,000-acre working forest would be subdivided and sold off for development. These lands served as the city’s viewshed, watershed and recreational area. The group’s greatest challenge was convincing the landowner, a prominent forest products…

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  • Market-Priced Disposition of a Working Forest with High Conservation Values

    Market-Priced Disposition of a Working Forest with High Conservation Values

    A timberland investment management organization (TIMO) wished to sell 16,000 acres of high quality working forest that had both high conservation and development values. Because of its fiduciary responsibilities to its investors, the TIMO needed to complete the sale at market value while also seeking to maintain its working forest…

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  • Acquiring Environmentally Sensitive Property on Mt St Helens

    Acquiring Environmentally Sensitive Property on Mt St Helens

    The Columbia Land Trust conserves and cares for the vital lands, waters and wildlife of the Columbia River region. The Trust took notice of increased forest fragmentation occurring on Mt St. Helens’ southeast flank and a landowner’s subdivision of 20,000 acres into 2,000 separate units. We assisted the Trust in…

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  • Creative Sale of Property with High Timber and Development Values

    Creative Sale of Property with High Timber and Development Values

    A forest investment firm owned 3,700 acres of forestland directly adjacent to a growing Oregon community. The property was well stocked with mature and valuable timber, and also had high development values. It was also an important community asset—providing public recreation opportunities, stunning views and other aesthetic benefits. We helped devise a…

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  • Acquisition of a Community Forest

    Acquisition of a Community Forest

    The Redwood Forest Foundation is a non-profit community forest organization that was created to acquire working forestland that could be owned and operated for long-term sustainable timber production—but in a manner that would also restore the forest’s biological diversity and enhance anadromous fish populations. In addition to helping the Foundation…

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