2,150 +/- Acres Closed for a Total of $6.7 Million in Okeechobee County by SVN Saunders Real Estate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (LAKELAND, FL – January 9, 2013) Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate in Lakeland, FL (CBCSRE) announces the recent sale of 2,150 +/- acres in two transactions, closing for a total of $6,720,843.70. The ranchland tracts are located in Okeechobee County.

  • 170.75 +/- acres sold for $533,593.75
  • 1,979.92 +/- acres sold for $6,187,250.00


Richard Dempsey, ALC, and Jeff Cusson, CCIM, both from Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate represented the seller.

Cusson represented the buyer and is a 40-year resident of the Treasure Coast, where he has been involved in the management and sale of agricultural real estate in the area for more than 25 years.

Dempsey is a 25-year veteran of the real estate appraisal industry and currently specializes in the buying and selling of large acreage tracts, citrus groves, and development properties in Central Florida.


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Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land, transacting over $1 billion in sales from 1996 through 2012. The Saunders team of land real estate professionals offers advisory and transactional services through its home office in Lakeland, FL and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide.

CBC Saunders Real Estate offers a broad range of services to meet the real estate needs of landowners. Through long-held relationships with key government and industry decision makers, the firm provides consulting on government issues both locally and on state and national levels. For more information, please visit www.saundersrealestate.com.