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Tag: Productive Land

23 Mar
agriculture

Agriculture And Productive Land Are The Biggest Current Property Investment Opportunity

An important focus at last week’s Global Property Summit in Panama was agriculture. As we discussed with the help of agricultural and other relevant industry experts, an investment in productive land is the biggest opportunity of our age. The global population will surpass 9 billion by 2050. The percentage of undernourished people around the world […]

26 Feb
View from Q1 looking north

Lief Simon Hosts Annual Global Property Summit In Panama

Investing pre-construction, which gained a bad rap post-2008, is again a viable option. If you were a pre-construction investor stung by losses in pre-2008 bubble markets from Florida to Spain, you may be understandably wary. However, in certain markets, pre-construction is again interesting. I recommend you take a look at Istanbul, for example, where the […]

16 Feb
mango

Last Chance To Invest In Mango Plantation In Panama

Last year about this time, I announced the launch of a new agricultural investment opportunity in Panama—a mango plantation where you could participate as a small investor, taking title to your piece of the farm and earning yields along with the developer. Today, that mango plantation is nearly sold out. In less than one year, […]

12 Feb
Turn-Key Agriculture Investments From Timber To Fruit

Turn-Key Agriculture Investments From Timber To Fruit

The best investment during the 20-year period from 1994 to 2013 was U.S. farmland. That’s the conclusion of a recent report in The Economist, which also considered farmland in Britain, U.S. stocks, international stocks, gold, U.S. T-Bills, U.S. forestry, and commodities. Based on the annualized returns and including appreciation of the land, U.S. farmland outperformed […]

31 Jul
Water Shortages MEans Agricultural Investment Opportunities

Water Shortages Translate To Agricultural Investment Opportunities

Reading today about the drought in California hit home for me the long-term benefits of owning agricultural land somewhere in the world that had access to plenty of water. The drought is being blamed for increased prices of everything from milk and vegetables to In-N-Out burgers. Water levels in Lake Mead, which provides water to […]

18 Jun
Investing In Productive Land To Prepare For Coming Food Shortages

Investing In Productive Land To Prepare For Coming Food Shortages

A study done by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine calls out the danger to food security created by an overweight global population. Larger bodies require more energy even when sitting still. The global population is expected to grow by 1.9 billion people between now and the year 2050. The added strain on […]