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Investment and Analysis


Investment and Analysis

Our professionals provide a comprehensive timberland investment services package that aids clients in making well informed investment decisions. It is our primary goal to ensure our clients have the tools necessary to successfully realize the full potential of their timber investments.





Collecting detailed timber data followed by expert evaluation and local market assistance is where Steigerwaldt sets itself apart.  With due diligence experience on over 500,000 acres of timberland we are ready to take on your next project.


Property due diligence

An experienced forestry staff providing technical services is essential when evaluating a timberland tract, or when preparing it for sale. Our team has completed due diligence on over 500,000 acres of timberland.

Resource studies

Our thorough resource studies allow clients to reliably evaluate the viability of prospective business ventures. We are experienced in analyzing timber volumes, mill competition, biomass availability, timber markets, logging infrastructure, and other issues affecting forest resources. View our brochure.

Carbon credits

Our knowledgeable staff provides technical assistance and walks clients through the process of enrolling forestland into a carbon offset program. Plus, extensive inventory experience allows us to efficiently design and implement required offset inventories throughout program involvement.

Timber trespass / theft

Our foresters act as intermediaries and experts in cases of encroachment issues and timber trespass and theft.

Timber appraisal

Land and timber values are constantly changing. That’s why clients depend on us to stay on top of fluctuating markets. Our foresters use the latest data to develop reliable stumpage analyses, timber appraisals, forest fire damage appraisals, and more.


Investment modeling

We design, implement, and analyze extensive acquisition/disposition inventories in order to provide information most important to clients.

Timber inventory

We have a reputation for accurate inventory results. Our state-of-the-art technology and approach to forest mapping and timber inventory ensure accurate, high-quality data and allow us to efficiently meet every project’s objective.

GIS mapping

GIS mapping tools and databases created by our staff provide clients with highly detailed property information for informed decision making. Pioneers of applying the technology to natural resources in the Lake States, we have experience in a broad range of GIS applications.

Land surveying

Using the latest equipment and technology with a foundation built on traditional techniques, we deliver thorough, precise, and reliable surveys to achieve our clients’ goals. Learn more.

Custom data solutions

Working closely with clients, we design custom databases and other systems that offer users unlimited options to analyze information.

Unmanned aircraft systems

Using unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, our technical specialists acquire high resolution, real-time aerial imagery and data that is used to enhance land management, real estate, environmental, and surveying projects. Learn more.



Steigerwaldt provides regular updates on the Lake States timber and stumpage markets. For analysis specific to your project and region, contact Steigerwaldt today at 715.453.3274.


Land Sales

We have brokered some of the largest land transactions in Wisconsin and can help you evaluate and execute all your land ownership decisions.



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pine-coneAbout Us

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.