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New Broker Joins American Forest Management

American Forest Management is excited to welcome Chris Marshall. He will be working in the Oregon office.

Marshall, who is originally from Oregon, claims that growing up in the Pacific Northwest gave him a love for the great outdoors.

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American Forest Management to Attend the 2017 Timberland Investment Conference

Employees of American Forest Management will be attending the 2017 Timberland Investment Conference March 1-3, 2017 located on Amelia Island, Flordia.

The Harley Langdale Jr. Center of Forest Business located at the University of Georgia, has been hosting this conference since1985.

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Featured Listing: Telogia Creek Timberlands

Our featured listing is 17,441± acres of timberland located in Liberty County, Florida. The Telogia Creek Timberlands offers a diverse pine plantation component with various species and a well distributed age class structure.

 Of the total acreage, 10,248± acres (62%) are comprised of pine plantations, and 6,490± (38%) acres are natural pine and hardwood bottomland.  The hardwood bottomland component of the property is predominately associated with the flood plain of Telogia Creek which represents approximately seven miles of the property’s southern and western boundaries.property would offer its owner various opportunities for continuation of pine plantation management, wildlife and recreation.  The property also has potential for other uses associated with agricultural production, such as pastureland and possibly row crop farming. Telogia Creek is a major tributary of the Ocholocknee River.  The hardwood species in the flood plain of the property is locally known and create an excellent area for Tupelo honey production. There are several apiary leases on the property

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American Forest Management Celebrates Colannino's Year Anniversary

American Forest Management is excited to help John Colannino celebrate his one year anniversary with our company. He is a Real Estate Sales Agent in the Milford, Maine office.

John received his BS in Forestry from the University of Maine. He started in the Real Estate world in 2001 at ERA Dawson Bradford in Bangor, where he was awarded the Rookie of the Year for ERA of Maine.

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American Forest Management to Exhibit at the 2017 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

February 17-19, 2017

A three-day celebration of wildlife draws nearly 40,000 attendees to Charleston, SC every year, including American Forest Management. The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) is the largest event of its kind in the US, showcasing experts in wildlife, artists and their creations inspired by nature, and a multitude of exhibitors. The Exposition hosts a vast amount of activities for the family, such as fishing demonstrations, dog competitions, and educational instruction, all geared towards the conservation of nature and wildlife.

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American Forest Management Welcomes Bob King

Bob King has been in the land sales and land management business for over 25 years. He has sold thousands of acres and millions of dollars’ worth of land. Bob has the experience and expertise to get your property sold as quickly as possible and for as much money as possible. He specializes in the sale of timberland, farms, recreational and transitional land.

Bob King is one of only seven realtors in S.C. to achieve the esteemed Accredited Land Consultant designation awarded by the Realtors Land Institute. He is a national instructor of the Realtors Land Institute “Timberland Real Estate” and “Land 101 – Fundamentals of Land Brokerage” courses and has presented to many groups on timberland investing and timberland management.

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Spout Springs Timberlands-SOLD!

American Forest Management was retained by a major timberland investment owner who was soliciting sealed bids for approximately 17,045± acres of timberland known as the Spout Springs Timberlands, located in Clark County, Arkansas.  The timberlands were offered in its entirety, in a lump sum single-phase event.

The majority of the acres contain various ages of pine plantation, upland natural pine and hardwood stands, and bottomlands. Over 600± acres of non-forested land and 463± acres of site prepared/recent cutover  is suitable for pine plantation management. The property has 415 acres of long-term timber deeds.The property has ±7,648 merchantable pine plantation acres (≥15 years of age, average age 28).

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Traders Hill-SOLD!

American Forest Management was retained by a major timberland investment owner who was soliciting sealed bids for approximately 5,427± acres of timberland known as Traders Hill, located in Charlton County, Georgia. They were offered in its entirety, in a lump sum single-phase event.

Eighty-two percent (82%) of the acreage is currently classified suitable for pine plantation management, while the balance of the acreage is in hardwood bottomlands (17%) and non-forested areas (1%). The upland acreage (4,279± acres) is dominated by a diverse age class distribution of pine plantations with an average site index of 75 feet (base age 25).

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North Maine Timberlands-SOLD!

American Forest Management was retained by a major timberland investment owner who solicited bids for approximately 290,197 acres of timberland knows as the North Maine Timberlands located in Aroostook County, Maine. The timberlands were offered entirely in a lump sum, single-phase event.

North Maine Timberland includes two management units known as Top of Maine and Baxter. Top of Maine is made up of 105,006± acres located 20 miles west of Fort Kent, Maine, adjacent to the Quebec and New Brunswick border. Approximately 93,710± acres are subject to a working forest, no-development conservation easement. Baxter includes 190,358± acres located 15 miles west of Ashland, Maine, and northerly of Baxter State Park. The Baxter unit includes the 23,436± acre 78% majority common and undivided interest.

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Tilton Timberlands - Lewis County, Washington - 11,888 acres

American Forest Management has been retained by a major timberland investment owner who is soliciting sealed bids for approximately 11,888± acres of timberland known as the Tilton Timberlands (Tilton) located in Lewis County, Washington.  The timberlands will be offered in its entirety in a lump sum single-phase event.

 

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American Forest Management to sell 88,000 acres in West Virgina

American Forest Management has been retained by a major timberland investment owner who is soliciting sealed bids for approximately 88,333± GIS acres of timberland known as Logan Timberlands.

The property is located in Logan, Mingo, Wayne and Lincoln Counties, West Virginia.  The timberlands are being offered for sale in its entirety with no option for subdivision through a sealed bid, lump sum, single phase event.  Bids will be due April 21, 2015.

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Andrew Ferguson named Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) elected Andrew Ferguson as its Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2015.  Ferguson will succeed Robert (Robin) M. Jolley, Jr. upon his retirement at the end of 2014.  Jolley will continue to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.

“With over 25 years of industry and consulting experience, and working in a team environment to support our mission for the past 15 years, Andy is well suited to make a smooth and seamless transition into the CEO role”, said Jolley.

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American Forest Management Welcomes Three Real Estate Agents to its Growing Team of Professionals

MARK SKILLMAN – Oregon Principal Broker
Mark Skillman will be located in American Forest Management’s Medford, Oregon office.  In his new role, he will be devoted to the marketing of timberland, farm, recreation and development properties in Oregon and Washington.
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Flanagan, Colley and Krieg have Joined American Forest Management

Mike Flanagan, Glenn Colley and Bruce Krieg have joined the land brokerage company as real estate brokers. They will be located in Olympia, Washington and work under the direction of Tom Hanson, Designated/Managing Broker in AFMLS’s Kirkland, Washington office. In their new roles, they will be devoted to the marketing of timberland, farm, recreation and development properties in the Pacific Northwest.

Mike Flanagan

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