The Orbis Blog

The Latest News & Insights from the Orbis Team.

Orbis Cares Aims to Support Communities Through Giving

A special note from Orbis, Inc. cofounders, Russ Combs and Clarence Neese

Timber
4 Reasons Timberland Is A Smart Investment for 2023

Timberland may sometimes be overlooked as an investment opportunity because stakeholders don’t realize its benefits. In this blog, we examine timberland as an investment and why it’s worth a second glance.

GIS Consultant
4 Vital Reasons You Need a GIS Consultant

A geographic information system (GIS) helps to analyze and display spatial data. But using a GIS can be costly and time-consuming on your own. In this blog, we look at four ways a GIS consultant can make your life easier.

Survey Retracement
The History of Land Surveying & Retracement in the United States

Land surveying played an essential role in the boundary development of the United States. Today, survey retracement re-establishes these boundaries in a digital format – and in a timely and cost-effective way for timberland investors. Let’s explore the history and evolution of land surveying and retracement.

How the Blue Economy Impacts the Timberland Investment Community

The blue economy plays an integral role in our lives, but many people and companies are unaware of the opportunities it presents. In this blog, we look at what the blue economy is and how it impacts the timberland investment community.

Recreational License Management
4 Tips for Successful Recreational License Management

Recreational license management is helpful to landowners who lease out their properties, but keeping track of large volumes of users, licenses, and the acres involved can sometimes be difficult. Here are four tips for success.

Diversification Recreational Land Leasing
Diversification in Recreational Land Leasing: 3 Helpful Facts

The diversification of recreational land leasing can assist land managers and owners in areas such as reducing trespassing, boosting profitability, and conserving land for the benefit of people and wildlife.

5 Don’ts for Product Development
5 Don’ts for Product Development

There are plenty of TO-DO lists out there for product development. It’s just as important to consider the DON’Ts.

Spatial Data Integration
5 Benefits of Spatial Data Integration for Timberland Investors

Timberland investors place their bets on an inventory of assets that are often widely distributed and challenging to track. Fortunately, technological advances have made the management of these assets simpler and more accurate. In this blog, we identify the different forms of spatial data and look at five benefits of spatial data integration for timberland investors.

Land Purchase Due Diligence
Land Purchase Due Diligence Checklist: 4 Essential Steps to Any Land Transaction

Before you purchase large areas of land, it’s important to perform due diligence. In this blog, we look at the four essential steps that should be on your land purchase due diligence checklist.

Orbis, Inc. Announces Partnership with West Virginia University for Project Connecting Underserved Communities with Ocean and Coastal Resources

The project aims to create research and awareness regarding equitable access to the Blue Economy, primarily focusing on underserved communities in the U.S.  As defined by the World Bank, the Blue Economy is “the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving the health of ocean ecosystems”.

2021 Year in Review

2021 was a great year—check out the how much data (and acreage) Orbis, Inc processed and analyzed!

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