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LANDscape: Fall 2020

From the pages of the Fall 2020 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Lawson Ranch

On the Cover: Lawson Ranch

Lawson Ranch, homestead in the 1860s and once owned by the late Bing Crosby, encompasses just under 3,000 deeded acres and is located 45 miles north of Elko, Nevada. Completely reminiscent of the Old West, yet complete with updated modern conveniences—including your own private airstrip and large airplane hangar, a full ranch headquarters, six center-drive hay pivots, the ability to run over 600 pair of cattle and easy access to town—this is the quintessential turnkey ...

The Wild Side of Business: Financial Deal Structures Between Landowners & Hunting Outfitters

There are a few common arrangements that tend to define the basic financial arrangements between landowners and hunting outfitters.

Property Ownership:A Bedrock of the Economy in Troubled Times

Property ownership is still one of the best and safest investments an American family can make.

Explore Ranches: Opening the Gates to Connection

Explore Ranches provides one-of-a-kind outdoor experiences by opening the gates to some of America’s wildest and most scenic ranches.

Western Heritage; barn next to a field in front of mountains

Envision. Design. Build.

“When Ryan and I started Western Heritage, we vowed to create a firm with the technical expertise and the bold creativity that would allow our clients to dream big,” Rikki said. “Every client who buys a piece of property—large or small—has their vision of what it can become.”

Fall 2020 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from hot sauce inspired by the clay fields of Georgia to a photography book that presents a variety of American landscapes.

The Shockey Collection; Jim Shockey

The Shockey Collection: A Proud Tradition of Excellence

“In my travels, I see great properties, I see bad properties—and everything in between,” Shockey said. “Experience and time are the only ways to gain knowledge. Now, I’m at a point where I know the difference between exceptional, good and merely average.” His real world knowledge forms the basis of the strict criteria and evaluation process that sets The Shockey Collection apart in the marketplace.

Aspens in Fall

Tuning in to the Symphony of Nature

Turned off by traditional concert venues, Smith took his cello off the ground and into the trees. High up into the trees! He built a hunter’s stand-like wooden platform, and roped it so high up in an Aspen tree that he had to conjure a way to climb up. His solo performance, Music for the Birds, enamored audiences, especially because, they got to watch Smith with cello in hand climb up a rope and carefully ...

Cliff Point Estates, Alaska

On the Cover: Cliff Point Estates

Just over a five-hour flight from the West Coast, I was surprised that Alaska was that close. I had always thought it was just a quick hop over the Bering Sea to Russia. But it was a smooth flight on Alaskan Air that brought us to the much larger than anticipated Kodiak Island, about 3,500 square miles in size. As hub of the U.S. Coast Guard’s largest station, Kodiak Island reminded me of many of ...

Rocky Mountain Land Library, Buffalo Peaks Ranch

Connecting Books, Land & People

After reviewing students’ design proposals and brainstorming, everyone agreed that Hayden Ranch wasn’t a fit. It was missing one key absolute—a cultural landscape. “It had to be the interaction between people and the land or people in place over time,” explains Vlahos. The right fit would be all about “taking an old place and transitioning it to a new use . . . that could take on a new life that drew community to it.” ...

Greg with an antelope

The Wild Side of Business: Business Lessons from COVID-19

For those proprietors who are in the outdoor recreational travel industry, such as hunting and fishing outfitters, and eco-tourism professionals, there are several obvious epiphanies that the COVID-19 experience has granted us. It is up to the business owner to channel these experiences into strategies for catering to clients and creating business safeguards that may perhaps soften the blow in dealing with future challenges.

LANDscape: Summer 2020

From the pages of the Summer 2020 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Buying Land for Building a Home Versus Buying a House

Should you buy a house or buy land to build a home? Both options have some important differences you should be aware of so that you can make an informed decision.

Summer 2020 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from coffee tables made with surfboards to a flask that doubles as a compass and flashlight.

Peoples Company

Peoples Path to National Prominence

“It dawned on me that a lot of institutional capital was interested in coming into the farmland business. Not your traditional farmers, but investors,” Bruere says. “So I started having this vision for building a national brokerage house that could do brokerage work, appraisals, management, and then work with investors who want to acquire farmland assets.”

Super A Ranch

Located 10 miles southwest of Kerrville on 1,791 acres, the Super A Ranch offers the opportunity for large-scale ranch recreation with all of the convenience of life in close proximity to one of Texas’ most highly prized towns. The landscape combines spectacular hills with open pastureland for the pastoral mix that characterizes the Hill Country.