17,080 Acres Conserved for $43M
OCTOBER 12, 2020: Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, brokered the sale of a conservation property to the State of Florida this week for $43 million. The property, Bluffs of St. Teresa, is a 17,080-acre tract in North Florida situated on the Gulf of Mexico. Saunders also recently brokered several conservation easements totaling $8,344,431.
Dean Saunders’ life’s work, first in the Florida legislature and now in real estate, has been closely tied to conserving Florida’s landscape through work in the legislative process and guidance to landowners for preserving their land.
What is a Conservation Easement?
The History of Conservation Easements (Part One)
The History of Conservation Easements (Part Two)
Three Reasons Why the State Buys Conservation Easements
Conservation Easement Primer
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Today, not only is the number of conservation easements being bought by the federal, state, and local governments growing, but the demand from conservation organizations is too.
Selling your land as a Florida conservation easement is recommended to real estate clients when the property has the qualified features, meets guidelines, and the landowner desires a way to keep the property from major development for generations to come.