On 14 May, Société Forestière, a subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, and Fédération nationale des Safer* presented the 2019 Forest Market Indicator for France. The average price of undeveloped forests is rising, as are the number of transactions and the overall market value of forests, which are reaching new records.
On 24 May, Société Forestière, a subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, and Fédération Nationale des Safer* presented the 2018 French Forest Market Indicator. The number of transactions, the areas sold and the market value reached unprecedented levels in 2017, while the average price of forests is almost stable.
On 17 May, Société Forestière, a Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary, and the National Federation of Safer*, presented Indicateur 2017 du marché des forêts en France (the 2017 Market of French Forests Indicator). The number of deals and the average price of forests are increasing, with a sharp increase of the purchases by private entities.
On 8 December, Société Forestière and BRL signed a 30 year partnership agreement within the framework of ValTer biomass project to experiment together the valuation of the sites coverages of infrastructure or grounds unused at present by the cultivation and the harvest of very short rotation coppice (French acronym TCR).