Since the beginning of the 20th century, UK timber has outpaced both the FTSE 100 and the S&P 500, having risen by an average of 15% per annum since 1988. For the last decade UK timber has been even more impressive, showing an average return of just over 19% per annum.
The UK forestry sector is booming. The cumulative value of the UK investment forestry market has grown from £45 million in 2010 to £137 million in 2015 – That’s a 204% increase in just 5 years.
In Scotland in particular, the contribution of forestry to its economy has increased to £954 million from the 2008 figure of £670 million, showing an increase of just over 42%. Of this £954 million, £771 million comes from forestry and timber processing and £183 million comes from forest recreation and tourism.
Hedgerow Group specialize in both commercial and non-commercial forestry acquisitions within the UK, United States, Canada, Germany, Estonia as well as Australia. We apply strict sustainable forestry management principles in order to preserve our forests, trading forestry plots in a way that is responsible and productive towards our goal of preserving our forests and allowing clients to utilize the capital benefits that are presented through forestry ownership.
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