There’s no sense in risking the deal [timber transaction] with avoidable inefficiencies and inaccuracies. When you invest in clean, error-free documentation, you not only avoid unwanted surprises in advance of the transaction, you speed up the closing – and that is how you add value to the bottom line.Read More
Historical land measurement has a direct impact on today’s due-diligence process for land sale transactions. Being aware of history's methods allow for a confident investment and future management strategy. Here are 6 additional little know facts about timberland asset measurement to help you in your future acquisitions and dispositions. Read More
As a technical pioneer in timberland GIS due diligence, Orbis, Inc first introduced its LITAS (Land Investment Technical Analysis) solution to the investment industry in 2004. Through our unique approach, we provide clients with a visual confirmation of the transaction at hand. However, during our process, it's oftentimes that we uncover measurement errors due to various reasons including historical inaccuracies. Here are four common errors which can have a big impact on both land sale transactions as well as during daily operational management.Read More
When it comes to timberland assets, acreage can equate to profitability. Thus, with ~105 million acres of investable timberland in the U.S., the potential investment return is mind-boggling.
The truth is, land has always been a valuable investment, which means that properly parceling the land has always been imperative...Read More
It’s pretty easy to take technology for granted these days. Perhaps because it’s everywhere – at home with robotic sweepers and high-tech TVs; at work with smartphones and smartwatches; and even, across the timberland investment industry.Read More
Last week, our GIS team had the exciting opportunity of listening to Timothy S. Guisewhite, PLS of Guisewhite Professional Land Surveying, PC in Charlotte, North Carolina where they learned about the history of measurement from the colonial age through today. Read More
It’s easier than you think to implement innovative, technology-based solutions to reduce accounting, tax, and land records errors, and improve accuracy. Moreover, dependable, searchable, secure data can help you make smarter business decisions, and achieve bigger, better, bottom line returns. Read More