Learn what makes timber a unique investment in this Opalesque interview, in which Jon P. Caulfield describes what makes timber a more valuable investment than traditional real estate. The interview describes how timber remains uncorrelated with many other commodities, including other species of timber. Teak, for instance, is a species of timber with unique properties and is not easily substituted. The interview also describes the way in which timber value can increase greatly over the years, as the size of mature trees allows for uses that bring in higher returns.
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