Financier Pays About $40 Million for Quail-Hunting Plantation

Witt Stephens, Jr., whose father founded the Arkansas investment house Stephens Inc., nabs a South Georgia property.

Witt Stephens, Jr. has purchased a South Georgia quail-hunting plantation for roughly $40 million, according to public records.

Known as Blue Springs Plantation, the property wasn’t officially on the market, said Elliott Davenport, Jr. of Hall and Hall, who represented Mr. Stephens. Mr. Stephens, an avid hunter, had been looking for a plantation for over a year.


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