Two percent of US — large acreages in Montana — owned by 2013 Land Report 100

Undeveloped rural land remains an appealing investment, judging by the fact that America’s 100 largest landowners added 700,000 acres to their portfolios over the past year.

That figure comes from the 2013 Land Report 100, an annual survey of the biggest landowners in the United States. According to the report, the top 100 landowners now lay claim to 33 million acres, or almost 2 percent of all surface land in the United States.

via Nations largest landowners claim 2 percent of U.S., including big acreages in Montana.