Practice Focus: Real estate valuation and economics consulting, and litigation support and expert witness services.
A Closer Look
Ms. Bach has been a commercial real estate professional in appraisal, valuation and real estate economics since 1988. Her valuation and consulting assignments have included a wide variety of property types including residential projects (single and multi-family land, subdivisions and master-planned communities), industrial parks, small to large-scale industrial facilities, office buildings (all classes), retail centers, medical office, mixed-use properties and a wide variety of development sites. Clients include financial institutions, federal state, county and municipal agencies and governments, property owners, developers, REITs, law firms, domestic and foreign investment firms, and insurance companies. She has specialized knowledge and experience on projects including affordable housing developments financed with bond financing and/or Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), conservation easements, wetlands, submerged tidelands, airport facilities, highest and best use land analyses, and condemnation properties. Ms. Bach has provided litigation support and been qualified as an expert witness in court, providing analyses for complex litigation, eminent domain, bankruptcy, and specialized projects. She has also acted as an arbitrator in resolving matters on issues of real estate values, ground rents, space lease renewals and related issues. She has been qualified as a real estate expert and provided testimony in various Superior Courts, United States Bankruptcy Courts, Superior Court of Justice (Canada), and before the American Arbitration Association. In addition to multiple speaking engagements for the Northern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, Ms. Bach has served on the Appraisal Institute California Government Relations Subcommittee since 2014, chairing the Committee in 2017-2018. A believer in giving back to your local community, Ms. Bach has been a member of the Diablo Valley chapter of Assistance League since 2004, serving on the Board as Treasurer most recently from June 2015 through May 2019.
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