How the West Was Bought - Article in the St. Louis Magazine

Mike Swan, managing broker and owner of Swan Land Company, was recently recognized in the St. Louis Magazine as the listing agent of the Broken O Ranch and its subsequent sale to billionaire Stan Kroenke.  The Broken O Ranch, the largest irrigated farm and cattle ranch in the state of Montana, closed in November of 2012.   “Consistent with the St. Louis Magazine article we continue to see a strong sales trend in commodity-based real estate.  Our listings that have a strong cattle and/or farm component continue to receive strong interest” states Swan.

Click here to take a look at the article – an interesting read covering not only the sale and history of Montana’s Broken O Ranch, but also thought-provoking facts about the history of Montana ranches to Texas ranches and How the West Was Won (or Bought).