Investment trusts, banks, insurance companies, owner-occupiers, private owners…if you are one of them, chances are you will require a real estate valuation someday. This will most likely occur in a transactional context, where you intend to sell, buy or finance the acquisition of a property, or for reporting purposes within regulated companies.
Consequently, what is it that you expect from your appraiser? Certainly to provide you with an accurate value! However this should not be your sole expectation.
Indeed, valuation is not only about determining a “price”, it is also about giving advice to the client. Advice such as opinion on the rental value, the incentives to grant in order to attract occupiers, the required investments and budgets to remain competitive, the marketability or saleability of your assets, the fiscal impacts of different deal structures, etc.
The strengths and weaknesses of your properties, as well as the opportunities and threats related to the
For all those reasons, choosing the right appraiser is an important decision. Companies with competence and track record, as well as a solid understanding of the transactional world, should be crucial elements for your selection. Additionally, the appraiser brings you an independent and neutral vision of the performance of the market and your asset within that market. Therefore, a valuation by a recognised company can be a determining tool to your negotiations with third parties, be they sellers, buyers, tenants or other stakeholders.
In the short-term and in the longer run, your valuer may become a strategic adviser in most of your real estate decisions.
Our team of experts deliver Market Value and Fair Value opinions of office properties suitable for regulatory and transactional applications. Sub-types include city centre, provincial, business parks, corporate, institutional and governmental office properties. You will receive a robust opinion, supported by in-house occupational and investment market participation, delivered under a trusted global brand, within an agreed timetable and at a competitive price.