From vast tracts of forestland and lakes to individual trees, our team of knowledgeable appraisers is trained in all aspects of natural resource valuation. We maintain a comprehensive database of market research so that clients can be assured that their appraisals are based on the most complete information available.

Collaborating with our GIS specialists, we supplement our appraisals with detailed, precise maps. We stay on top of the fluctuating conditions of a dynamic industry, giving our clients products that we stand by.

Our clients include energy, utility, and transportation companies; nonprofit organizations; private individuals; forest product industries; and federal, state, county, and tribal governments. We work on projects of all sizes, in the Midwest and beyond.

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Decades of Experience. A History of Results.

In 1957, Ed Steigerwaldt Sr. established a forestry and real estate consulting business with a goal of offering superior land management services. Over several decades that vision has been upheld and expanded by an exceptional staff of foresters, appraisers, GIS specialists, and real estate professionals with unsurpassed dedication to professional excellence and client satisfaction. While the business has grown and changed, our trademark hasn’t: Quality work fast, with honesty and integrity.

July 28, 2014

Right-of-Way Market Studies

The first step of a right-of-way project is often the completion of a real estate market study. Thorough, complete, and…