Monthly Archives: March 2016

How Did You Find That Cap Rate?

Worst answer: From a nationally published service that lists cap rates for almost all property types in almost all locations. Since that service costs over one hundred dollars a year, you’ve asked a buddy to look it up from his … Continue reading

Posted in Real Life

Hiding in Plain Sight

Touring new client jurisdictions (and ever changing markets of existing clients) I am often struck by local residents’ seeming unfamiliarity with street names and major developments. These folks really do know the area well… it’s just their perception is through … Continue reading

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Management Counts!

While appraising commercial property, I learned early to gauge the quality of property management. An extremely important element in appraising and valuation, property management directly impacts occupancy and achievable rent levels. Competent management is assumed in any income & expense … Continue reading

Posted in Case Studies