Mark Twain once said, “Buy land, They aren’t making it anymore.” This podcast serves a community of folks who take that statement to heart. As landowners, you have a need to know about industry changes, legislation, and economic trends that affect your land value or land-based business. The Land Journal is here to provide insight on timely topics from experts in the land industry who serve people just like you.
Is My Land Valuable for Industrial Development?
Our annual Lay of the Land Conference archive is full of helpful expertise for landowners. In this podcast from the 2018 conference, Brendon Dedekind, CCIM, provides a high-level view of Central Florida’s industrial market.
Brendon said his clients come into Florida looking for a piece of land where they can build a million square feet in 12 months. We don’t keep that kind of product sitting around on the shelf.
If you own land near road infrastructure that are extensive tracts of land, you must position the land well. Decide if industrial is the highest and best use, and then get that land set for production and industrial. The first one that's ready to deliver is usually the person who gets the last look by the institutional buyers.
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The Biden Tax Plan’s Potential Impacts on Florida Commercial Real Estate
On April 7, the US Treasury Department released a nineteen-page document outlining some of the key provisions in President Biden’s Made in America Tax Plan. In the weeks since, additional provisions and guidance have been released and discussed.
While the effects of the proposed tax changes are different for each industry, they will undoubtedly impact commercial real estate in Florida. In this video, Tyler Davis analyzed a few of the key proposed changes affecting property owners in the state of Florida.
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Florida's Residential Development Market: DR Horton
Our Lay of the Land Conference archive is full of helpful expertise for landowners. In this podcast from the 2018 conference, Paul Romanowski, the Florida Region President of DR Horton, Inc., reviewed the residential development market.
Paul provided this overview of the residential market in Florida, which has continued strong growth since the time of this recording. In 2017, the market represented about $140 billion worth of sales and industry, with about one-quarter of the activity in new homes.
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The History of Air Conditioning
Different forms of air conditioning and refrigeration have been around for centuries. Still, it wasn't until one Floridian came up with a unique idea in the 1840s that progress began, leading to today’s modern air conditioning.
Watch the video of this story on thelandjournal.net.
What's Been Killing Florida's Citrus Industry?
Millions of citrus acres have been lost to greening, thousands of jobs have been lost, and billions of state income have been lost. Millions of dollars have been spent both by the government and private citizens and companies on research for a cure, but none have been found to date.
Florida’s Black History: Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston lived her life to the fullest and became a significant figure in Florida history. Not only was she an extremely accomplished and respected writer, but she spent almost twenty years as an anthropologist, collecting and preserving the cultures she studied. Today her books are mandatory reading in high schools and colleges around the world and a treasured resource of Black history.
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