Farmland is becoming a hot commodity as prices boom

Farmland prices are growing rapidly across the Midwest region due to a combination of strong recent growth in grain markets and low interest rates. Now, prices of agricultural land in the region are rising even faster than they were during the previous farmland boom around a decade ago, the Wall Street Journal reported. Those who

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Land is in big demand as investors seek safe-haven

U.S. land brokers are reporting an increase in deals and a rise in land values due to what they say is growing demand for rural land. That’s according to a survey of more than 100 land brokers in the U.S. carried out by National Land Realty, and the findings suggest that we’ll see more of

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Investors turn to farmland as “safe haven”

Farmland in America has reached a record high value, at a time when growing planting and maintenance costs are leading to diminished financial returns in the agricultural sector Recent data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that cropland in America is currently worth $4,100 per acre on average, matching record highs set in 2015

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Alternative Commercial Real Estate Investments

When you think about commercial real estate investments, you probably think of apartment buildings, office space, retail, industrial, and hotels. In recent years, Institutional investors and developers have been narrowing their investment horizon into niches of these traditional and not so traditional sectors. They’ve been specializing in niches like student housing, seniors housing, medical office

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Big Money Grows on Farms: Investors Cash In

> Farmland prices continue to soar, producing fields of new multimillionaire farmers in agriculture pockets across the country, Forbes.com reports.

UK Farm Land Prices Will Continue to Rise in 2013

Farm land prices in England and Wales have reached record highs in last year’s second half and are still expected to go up in 2013, according to the Rural Land Market Survey freshly released by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Average farm land prices per acre were up to £6,783 in Wales and England, driven by increasing demand for commercial farmland in the second half of 2012 and will continue to rise this year.

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