Timberland Investments and the Strategic Role of Technology

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Mid-way through a ninth year of increasing housing starts and growing lumber consumption, timberland investors and forest owners in the U.S. South continue to struggle with flat and, in certain local markets, falling sawlog prices. Previous posts discuss how this more…

Forisk Forecast: Tracking the Top Timberland Owners and Managers in the U.S. and Canada, 2016 Update

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This is the second in a series related to Forisk’s Q2 2016 forest industry analysis and timber price forecasts for the United States. Forisk analysis indicates “investable” timberlands, or privately owned acres managed to maximize wood volume and cash flows, more…

Forisk Forecast: How Structural Changes in Canada’s Forest Industry Affect the Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) with the U.S.

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This is the fifth in a series related to Forisk’s Q2 2015 forest industry analysis and timber price forecasts for the United States and Canada. This post includes an excerpt from the Q2 “Forisk Facts & Figures.” Each issue, the more…