Deliver profitable real estate development projects on time and on budget
From concept and design to financing and construction, property development projects can present an array of critical decision points and roadblocks through the development process. Simple oversights can pose significant risk to the health of a project or pipeline, and ultimately your financial investment.
Successfully navigate the property development process with the guidance of our multi disciplined team of real estate advisory and development professionals who are backed by technology and data. With active involvement in hundreds of projects each year, leverage the largest database of construction costs and key metrics to support your real estate development project.
We work with developers, lenders, government (at all levels) and other industry stakeholders and have deep experience across all industries and asset classes.
Reduce project risks and construction costs with sound procurement, contract and dispute resolution strategies.
Cost Escalation Reportcost-project-management
Accurately assess construction cost escalation by trade, for better budgeting and forecasting.
Cost estimating & pro formascost-project-management
Set realistic budget and development scenario expectations and maintain them.
Keep decision makers informed with insights and data from experienced development consultants.
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.
Minimize risk and enhance control measures on infrastructure projects with impartial expert advice.
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.
Physical asset managementcost-project-management
Understand the current state of your facilities and their maintenance practices so you can make asset and operation decisions.
Project & loan monitoringcost-project-management
Get peace of mind with accurate reporting on construction progress and cash flow from an independent project monitor.
Deliver successful developments with hands-on project management and controls.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your property or nationwide portfolio.
Property tax assessments & appealscommercial-property-tax
Understand the valuation parameters, legislation and tax policy that drive your property’s assessment and tax liability.
Property tax management & compliancecommercial-property-tax
Manage your single largest operating expense and remain compliant where you own or lease property.
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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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Construction cost analysis, Peer review, Lenders' technical advisory
Galway | DewCor’s master-planned communitybu-commercial-property-tax bu-cost-project-management bu-valuation-advisory development tax-assessment-appealsproperty-appraisalsportfolio-valuationland-valuationcanada industriallandofficenewfoundland
As a result of receiving a wide range of advisory services from Altus Group, DewCor successfully received initial and ongoing financing for their Galway master-planned community project and saw a reduction in their property taxes.
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Informing our community
Stay current with the latest news and analysis regarding matters that impact your business and community.
What happens next? Strategies and precautions for construction real estate developers during COVID-19bu-cost-project-management development operation contract-solutions-1distressed-development-workout-solutionsdevelopment-consultingcost-estimating-pro-formasproject-loan-monitoring
Apr 22, 2020
Reductions in on-site labour, temporary construction shutdowns, and new site working protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will cause the real estate and construction industry to feel the effect of this virus for months, and possibly years to come. The following identifies some of the risks, and provide some guidance on key strategies that owners and developers can follow going forward.
Developers’ FAQ on active projects during COVID-19 pandemicbu-cost-project-management development contract-solutions-1distressed-development-workout-solutionsproject-loan-monitoringdevelopment-consulting
Apr 2, 2020
Answers to help developers safely navigate the current and potential impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on active construction projects.
Opinion | COVID-19 impact on construction costs and escalationbu-cost-project-management development cost-estimating-pro-formascost-escalation-reportproject-loan-monitoringproject-managementdistressed-development-workout-solutionsdevelopment-consulting
Mar 30, 2020
What are the potential short, medium and long-term construction cost outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
Guide | Property tax updates for the COVID-19 pandemicbu-commercial-property-tax acquisition development disposition operation property-tax-management-compliancetax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-analyzer
Jul 1, 2020
Provincial and municipal property tax relief programs including deferrals, rebates/abatement programs for commercial real estate owners, landlords, and tenants during COVID-19.
Infrastructure projects: Managing project delivery risk in the new environmentbu-cost-project-management development infrastructure-advisory
Jun 16, 2020
Managing infrastructure project delivery risks in the ‘new environment’ requires an appreciation of current developments and how these changes affect infrastructure projects moving forward. What are the current risks and/or influencing factors? And, how could these be mitigated in the near and long term?
Infrastructure projects: Managing project feasibility / planning & procurement risk in the new environmentbu-cost-project-management development infrastructure-advisory
Jun 10, 2020
With infrastructure projects, there are always a multitude of unknown risks and activities that occur during the conceptual development of the project and surround the project feasibility/planning and procurement phases.