The Forest360 land use team has extensive experience in assessing different land types for a range of alternative uses. While plantation forestry is Forest360’s core business, the Land Use Team have expertise in many other aspects of forestry and trees on farms.
Assessment of the potential of farmland for forestry and trees takes expert advice and consideration.
We can help you identify the best uses for different parts of your property. There are many options: we will undertake a whole-of-property analysis, aiming to find the right combination of forestry, farming, and other potential enterprises to suit your long and short-term objectives.
Maintaining a viable farming enterprise will always be considered as one of the options if that is what you require.
The New Zealand forest industry has positioned itself in global markets as a low-cost, high-quality provider of softwood logs and lumber to emerging markets.
While this positioning has created growth and opportunities in the forest investment sector, we know that all investments require specific and specialist skills to assess their quality. If evaluated correctly, the returns from forest investment can be favourable, however, the risks around poor decisions are significant.
We have an excellent understanding of the components that drive forest values, particularly those around managing risk. And once you have made an investment, we can provide forest management services to manage that investment for you, including:
Once you have made a forestry investment, we can provide forest management services to meet all your needs.
Global demand for high-value Mānuka products is increasing. New Zealand’s marginal land-owners are uniquely placed to take advantage of this.
Options to consider:
Developing a sustainable venture based on Mānuka is often complex, however, we can help you assess the practical and economic aspects of developing a Mānuka enterprise.