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.
CMHC Rapid Housing Initiative servicescost-project-management valuation-advisory
Understand your eligibility and position your application for success
Development due diligencecommercial-property-tax cost-project-management valuation-advisory
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.
Foreclosure and power of sale valuationsvaluation-advisory
Lenders seeking to recover funds they lent on commercial assets or development projects should obtain a power of sale appraisal once the borrower's notice period has passed.
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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Property appraisals, Cost Planning, Cost Monitoring, Market feasibility studies, Economic advisory & market research
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