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.
Economic advisory & market researchvaluation-advisory
Understand the viability of your next real estate project with custom research.
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.
Financial due diligencecommercial-property-tax cost-project-management valuation-advisory
The financial insight and transparency you need to avoid misinformed acquisitions.
Indigenous land claim property valuationvaluation-advisory
Support your reconciliation efforts with an independent valuation backed by historical data, expert opinion and testimony at negotiation meetings.
Litigation & dispute valuationvaluation-advisory
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.
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.
Client success stories
Learn how our clients were able to gain a better understanding of market conditions, increase investment value and grow their businesses.
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Informing our community
Stay current with the latest news and analysis regarding matters that impact your business and community.
Manitoba assessment cycle extended for one additional yearbu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development operation tax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-management-compliancemarket-research-economic-advisoryproperty-appraisals
Jul 10, 2020
Taxpayers now wait another year before the effects of the pandemic are reflected in assessed values.
It’s an optimal time for converting hotel assets to multi-familybu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development market-feasibility-studiesdevelopment-consultingdevelopment-due-diligencedistressed-assets-workout-solutionseconomic-studiespower-of-sale-appraisal
Jul 2, 2020
This is an optimal time for hotel owner-operators to determine if your properties are positioned to be winners in the marketplace that will emerge – or whether an alternative use for these assets, such as conversion to multi-family housing, might be a more financially rewarding option.
Real estate values for retail assets are not defined by short-term volatilitybu-valuation-advisory disposition operation property-appraisalsportfolio-valuation
Jun 12, 2020
There’s no need to be to be a real estate expert to see that social distancing measures and the shutdown of nonessential businesses represent a hard blow to shopping centre owners.
In the time of COVID: A snapshot of Canada’s seniors housing industrybu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development disposition operation portfolio-valuationproperty-appraisalstax-assessment-appealsmarket-research-economic-advisorydevelopment-consultingpower-of-sale-appraisal
May 29, 2020
With retirement and long-term care residences at the epicentre of COVID-19 outbreaks in Canada, owners, investors and operators are struggling to address daily operating challenges, while also trying to gain clarity about the potential impact on values going forward.