Director and General Manager, Research, Valuation & Advisory
Altus Expert Services
Alain has been the Director and General Manager of the Québec office since 2011, and was previously the Manager from 2005 to 2011. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Laval University and is a member of the Ordre des évaluateurs agrées du Québec. Alain holds 20 years of experience in the appraisal of residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural properties.
His specific expertise includes the estimation of values applied to appraisal mortgage financing, acquisition, cost-benefit analysis, investment and portfolio. He is also in charge of numerous market studies, including those dealing with the Quebec office building market, which are published on a regular basis. In addition, he is a regular contributor to “Espace Québec” and “Immobilier commercial”, magazines specializing in real estate, presenting, among other things, the market situation of the Québec City Metropolitan Area.
Alain is also responsible for supplying specialized services in expropriation, where he guides intervention strategies in large-scale acquisition cases and regularly acts as an expert witness in court. He is also co-author of a reference book in Quebec on expropriation procedures and indemnity principles: L’expropriation, la réserve pour fins publiques et l’expropriation déguisée : procédures et principes d’indemnisation.