Weyerhaeuser is proud to serve as the developer of West New Bern. Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world’s largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control approximately 11 million acres of timberlands in the United States and manage additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood products in North America. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In 2020, we generated $7.5 billion in net sales and employed approximately 9,400 people who serve customers worldwide.
The company has a significant presence in North Carolina and the local area. As one of the area’s larger employers, Weyerhaeuser owns close to 44,000 timberland acres locally and over 570,000 acres in North Carolina. The New Bern location is important to us, as we have developed five other master-planned communities in the area.
Listed on the Dow Jones N.A. Sustainability Index, and the company trades on the Dow Jones Stock Exchange as WY
Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere® 2009-2010, 2012-2020
Named “One of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by CR (Corporate Responsibility) Magazine 2008-2020