A popular branded hotel is developed on a prime hotel site at a major interchange just outside a large city.
If the snake in the photo crossed your path while hiking, should you approach him or leave him alone?
Income modeling is a valuable methodology that should be part of your tool box for commercial property valuation.
That there would be a Part 3 to this site selection tale of woe seemed inevitable, and regrettably it has come to pass.
A couple of comps and you’re golden.
Except for some industrial property types such as manufacturing, it usually pays to develop to reasonably current design standards
As someone who has been involved in many appeal hearings, I’ve witnessed firsthand how much valuable time is lost because of timing.
EBITDA is your new best friend!
The big box ownership argument that their buildings largely represent branding efforts, which in turn causes inherent obsolescence, always mystifies me.
An appraisal submitted for appeal evidence on a midwestern 144 garden-style apartment property reflected an expense ratio of 70% of Effective Gross Income (EGI).
The road to equity often includes an appeal hearing.
When are cap rates most meaningful?
In the Part 1 of this post we concluded that researching and listing all applicable expenses accruing to both ownership (Lessor) and tenant (Lessee).
You’ve heard it… “But this is how my client’s property is operated!”
Assessment professionals are constantly forced to deal with folks trying to duck their tax bill.
Which of these scenarios justifies allocation of a management charge against Effective Gross Income (EGI) in valuing real property by the income approach?
What happens to surrounding values when a new, attractive, and well tenanted retail development is injected into an older commercial area?
The votes are all in, and they look, well… strange.
Are you diving into those brokerage and subscription websites that report sales and listings of leased retail boxes?
Picture a small town conveniently linked to the city of Chicago by commuter train.