Gain an independent understanding of the value of your asset or portfolio
Get a current perspective on your asset’s value and how the local real estate market is performing with a property appraisal.
Whether buying, selling, or managing a property or portfolio of properties, you need timely and objective insight into asset value to make sound business decisions.
Pension funds, REITs, asset managers, corporations, governments, financial institutions and some of the nation’s leading law firms benefit from our expertise. This extends across all investment-grade asset types. These relationships have enabled us to gather years of historical valuation data, supplemented by our leading in-house databases, to produce insights supporting their risk management activities.
Perform one of the most critical steps in the financial due diligence process
Identify any value-related red flags which could potentially impact the price and mitigate acquisition risk with an objective opinion on the value of an asset or portfolio of assets.
A property appraisal gives you the confidence you need to support the purchase price, and empower negotiation discussions around adjustments to that price.
Secure financing for your next development or redevelopment with the support of an asset valuation
Get an expert opinion on the likely value of your property upon completion, with an As If Complete valuation for your lender.
With access to historical data and insights around construction costs, development costs, market impacts, revenue expectations and more, our appraisers provide an in-depth, independent and objective view that banks and other lending institutions have come to trust and recommend to their clients.
Gain the transparency you need to stay on top of your asset performance
Timing is everything. Having a current understanding of your asset value is often required for reporting purposes, but it’s also good business practice.
The market can change from one quarter to the next, and scheduling appraisals and regular updates will give you the edge you need to make more informed decisions around buying, selling, retention or repositioning.
Our local experts will value your portfolio of assets (or single asset), following our nationwide consistent and standardized process. Their objective view is one that is not only appreciated by governing bodies and lenders, but one many have come to require.
Get the valuation support you need to make important decisions around selling or repositioning
A current estimate of your property value is one of the key elements that can influence the decision to sell or reposition.
Obtain a property appraisal to understand how the market is performing today – to help you decide whether it’s the right time to sell, or to retain and reposition the asset for a higher return.
Our appraisers have experience valuing a long list of investment-grade assets across Canada, and the historical data you need to make the informed next step in the lifecycle of your asset.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your commercial property or nationwide portfolio.
Litigation & dispute valuation
Have a property dispute? Obtain a commercial valuation for litigation, arbitration and dispute resolutions.
Indigenous land claim property valuation
Support your reconciliation efforts with an independent valuation backed by historical data, expert opinion and testimony at negotiation meetings.
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Client success stories
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Informing our community
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As Good as Gold: Opportunities for Institutions to Extract Land Value through Strategic Redevelopment
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.
Three Questions to Keep in Mind when Securing a Commercial Appraisal
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.
How Can I Optimize the Value of My Property?
Jan 29, 2018
Property owners, property managers, and asset managers are faced with an endless number of decisions relating to the ongoing operation of real estate assets. Occasionally the question ‘What should I do with the property’ arises.
Five Points An Investor Should Consider When Buying Income Producing Properties
Apr 18, 2017
The price paid for most income producing properties is directly related to their current and expected income flow. Verifying the current income flow and estimating the future income flow is a time consuming but important process. Typically, for larger properties, an estimate of cash flow over a 10 year period should be conducted.
Retail in St. John’s: How to Make Sense of Building More Shops in a Sagging Economy
Mar 27, 2017
In 1995, the majority of retail was represented in enclosed malls followed by neighbourhood strip centers until the introduction of the first power center in the mid 1990’s. Over the past twenty years, the vast majority of growth in retail has occurred through the development and growth of power center locations.
Put pro formas to work to understand and manage development risks and protect your profits
Aug 14, 2019
Rising land values and construction costs in the real estate market over the past several years are raising risks for developers, lenders and equity investors. This precarious situation requires a new approach for understanding and managing development risk – an approach with pro formas as the focus.
Project & loan monitoring
Get peace of mind with accurate reporting on construction progress and cash flow from an independent project monitor.
Physical due diligence
When buying a commercial asset, it’s important to have the property’s condition physically inspected and assessed from a financial risk perspective.
Property tax management & compliance
Manage your single largest operating expense and remain compliant where you own or lease property.
Market feasibility studies
Understand the economic viability of your development by looking at the local market forces at play.
Assess the market conditions affecting the demand and supply of a local commercial real estate market.
Cost estimating & pro formas
Set realistic budget and development scenario expectations and maintain them.
Keep decision makers informed with insights and data from experienced development consultants.
Financial due diligence
The financial insight and transparency you need to avoid misinformed acquisitions.
Reduce project risks and construction costs with sound procurement, contract and dispute resolution strategies.
Minimize risk and enhance control measures on infrastructure projects with impartial expert advice.
Physical asset management
Understand the current state of your facilities and their maintenance practices so you can make asset and operation decisions.
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