Appraisal & Consulting

Partial interest valuation of real estate - A case study - by Marc Nadeau

Partial interest valuation is a technique used by appraisers and other valuation professionals to estimate the value of a fractional interest in real estate. Fractional interests in real estate result from the owner’s ownership of less than 100% of a given property.

Top Ten Issues Impacting Real Estate: Getting the deal done - by David Kirk

For real estate professionals in commercial real estate operating in private investment markets, nonprofit institutional and public sectors - the built environment results increasingly from public private partnerships (PPP).

Pelletier of Kirk & Company awarded the CRE credential from The Counselors of Real Estate

Boston, MA Brett Pelletier, CRE, chief operating officer at Kirk & Company, has been awarded the CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) credential by The Counselors of Real Estate.

The growing industry of self storage: A sign of the times - by Daniel Calano

The growing industry of self storage is another example of the power of baby boomers and millennial’s converging on the same interests. Boomers are retiring, typically downsizing, and wondering what to do with excess stuff.

Nahigian and Cleary receive the James Felt Creative Counseling Award from The Counselors of Real Estate

Chicago, IL Robert Cleary, CRE, senior vice president of Colliers International, and Rob Nahigian, CRE, principal of Auburndale Realty Company, have earned the James Felt Creative Counseling Award

Understanding the impact of casinos on Mass. communities - by Greg Curtis

On May 21st at Atlantic Wharf, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is pleased to welcome officials from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as well as representatives

AI members benefit from education/advocacy programs - by Robert Concannon

The Appraisal Institute (AI) is a global membership association of professional real estate appraisers with a membership of over 26,000 members and almost 80 chapters. Members of the AI benefit from an array

State differences in registering an Appraisal Management Co. - by Allan Cohen

I have seen the form used by New Hampshire for registering as an Appraisal Management Company (AMC) and it is simple. Complete the form, pay the fee and be registered. This is similar to Maine, Rhode Island

Surveys, pundits, and the big picture - by Bill Pastuszek

We know that real estate markets are highly stratified, pretty illiquid and not overly transparent. There are not huge numbers of buyers, sellers, and transactions in a lot of asset classes.

Growth and underwriting: Keep your hands on the wheel - by David Kirk

Commercial real estate investment benefits generally from economic growth. Slicing and dicing the data and going deeper than the headlines and sound bites provides greater comfort for the commercial propert