Research, valuation & advisory
Know the value of your commercial assets
Whether acquiring, developing, operating, repositioning or disposing of a commercial asset - having a current understanding of its value can mean the difference between a good and a bad investment decision.
Our objective and independent opinions on value have been trusted for decades by financial institutions, REITs, pension funds, developers, builders, property managers, investors, asset managers, governments, and law firms.
Make data-driven investment decisions
Empower your investment decisions and maximize your returns by knowing the current value of your individual or portfolio of assets and for a wide range of purposes including: financing, financial reporting, IPOs, mergers, acquisitions, or partnership dissolutions.
Our appraisers and advisory experts have extensive experience in Canadian real estate and can assist you with a wide-range of services.
Local, independent and objective opinions
With a team of over 400 individuals, in 13 offices across Canada, we are available to support your valuation and advisory needs with our local market expertise. Our team of experts have experience valuing a long list of asset types, including (but not limited to) office, land, multi-residential, industrial, institutional, hospitality, retail, seniors housing and other special purpose assets.
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Make sure your development or redevelopment play makes sense.
Assess the market conditions affecting the demand and supply of a local commercial real estate market.
We have been hired on behalf of all parties – including government, lawyers and property owners, and are able to back-up our appraisals with expert reports and testimony during negotiations or in the case of arbitration or litigation.
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The financial insight and transparency you need to avoid misinformed acquisitions.
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Support your reconciliation efforts with an independent valuation backed by historical data, expert opinion and testimony at negotiation meetings.
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Have a property dispute? Obtain a commercial valuation for litigation, arbitration and dispute resolutions.
Market feasibility studiesvaluation-advisory
Understand the economic viability of your development by looking at the local market forces at play.
Market research & economic advisoryvaluation-advisory
Understand the viability of your next real estate project with custom research.
Municipal finance studiesvaluation-advisory
Understand the financial impact of a development on a municipality.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your commercial property or nationwide portfolio.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your property or nationwide portfolio.
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Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals brings a wealth of industry experience and unparalleled data-driven insights, providing the clarity you need to make informed decisions.
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Client success stories
Learn how our clients were able to gain a better understanding of market conditions, increase investment value and grow their businesses.
Informing our community
Stay current with the latest news and analysis regarding matters that impact your business and community.
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Jan 28, 2019
Adjacent to a newly-built, modern church is a seniors’ residence. The residence houses vulnerable members of the community in a building proudly funded by the congregation. They were able to exchange valuable real estate for a new church, a new seniors’ residence, a mid-rise residential strata building and an ongoing revenue stream that helps to fund programs.
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Nov 29, 2018
Having a reliable, top quality commercial appraisal puts power in your hands. It clarifies and enhances information, reduces risk and ultimately contributes to successfully completing a wide range of real estate transactions. When renewing a mortgage on a property for example, with a timely, accurate appraisal in hand, a borrower can negotiate with a variety of lenders for the best financing terms.