Hines uses mass timber to de-risk its investment portfolio

The Tree Frog Forestry News
April 2, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Hines, one of the world’s largest real estate developers, is using mass timber to de-risk its portfolio. In related news: the Portland Mass Timber conference explored material lead times, erection speed, and cost savings; and 15 incredible wood buildings courtesy of Architectural Digest. In Business news: West Fraser to permanently close its Perry, Florida mill; Pyramid Mountain Lumber’s last load of logs; and the latest on the shuttered Port Alice, BC pulp mill.

In Forestry/Climate news: ENGO’s question Canada’s GHG emissions from logging; BC affirms Haidi Nation title over Haida Gwaii; Quebec invests in forest industry training; and a Washington state judge blocks timber sale. In Wildfire news: Alberta’s wildfires season is off to a blazing start; Colorado announces wildfire grants; Florida deploys drones for prescribed burns; and California’s epic snowpack helped relieve its yearlong drought. 

Finally, improving the accuracy of fuel typingForsite’s contribution to Wildfire Week.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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