According to Forisk tracking of timberland ownership in the United States, 117 firms currently own or manage in excess of 100,000 acres of timberland. These firms feature the following descriptive statistics:
- As a group, they own/manage 86.2 million acres of timberland.
- On average, they own/manage 736,589 acres of timberland.
- The median ownership is 312,000 acres.
Assuming an average per acre value of $1,500, each firm owns or manages on average $1.1 billion in timberland assets.
Via Sam Radcliffe