1,500-Acre Dairy Property in DeSoto Sells for $5.3 Million

Jeff Cusson of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate Represented the Buyer in the Transaction

LAKELAND, FL, Sept. 28, 2018 — Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) brokered the purchase this week of a 1,500 acre dairy farm for $5.3 million.

The farm, located in DeSoto County outside of Arcadia, was sold by Brighton Dairies to a major citrus grower. The buyer plans to convert the farm to a citrus grove.

Jeff Cusson, a CBCSRE agent located in the firm’s Vero Beach office, represented the buyer in the transaction.

“It was an enjoyable process to help our buyer locate an ideal property with virgin ground, good sources of water and fertile soils to plant their latest citrus holdings,” Cusson said. “With such a challenging environment facing the citrus industry, only the most productive and efficient groves can compete. I really enjoy using my 24 years of experience working in the citrus industry, along with the tools and experience from Saunders, to help my friends locate those properties that will provide the greatest opportunities for success.”

The seller was represented by Trevor Williams of Crosby & Associates, Inc.

Learn more about Jeff Cusson at sreland.com/jeffcusson.

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About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land and conservation easements, transacting over $2 billion in sales from 1996 through mid-2016. Offering land, forestry, and conservation easement real estate services through CBC Saunders Real Estate and the CBC Saunders Real Estate Forestry Group, the Saunders team of land professionals offers advisory and transactional services through their home office in Lakeland, FL, the north Florida office in High Springs, FL, and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide. We provide services to land and commercial clients through both CBCSRE and our commercial real estate brokerage, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty.