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Disney Declares WARA

A Collaborative Approach for a Complex Valuation Engagement and Its Daubert Compliance with Generally Accepted Authorities Volume 42, Number 11 September 18, 2018 By Todd D. Jones, CRE, MAI, FRICS, and Michael J. Mard, CPA/ABV, CPCU Photo: James Kirkikis/Shutterstock.com  Accurate valuations of complex assets require a cooperative multidisciplinary approach. Users of appraisals would be best served if […]

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Data Governance: Cybersecurity Oversight and Strategy for Commercial Real Estate

Volume 42, Number 10 August 28, 2018 By Marie-Noëlle Brisson, CRE, and Michael Savoie, Ph.D. Photo: Joyseulay/Shutterstock.com Continued from Volume 42, Number 2: “Fundamentals: Cybersecurity Oversight and Strategy for Commercial Real Estate”. In our previous article, we explored operational aspects of cybersecurity.  This one focuses on data governance and discusses how it permeates all operations and […]

Investor Primer: U.S. Data Center Market

Volume 42, Number 9 August 14, 2018 By Chris R. Miers, CRE, and Michael McGowan Photo: sdecoret/Shutterstock.com Institutional investors are increasingly considering investing in a dynamic new property sector – data centers. Whether viewed as a subset of their industrial or office property allocations, or as new specialty property type, data centers investments can offer an […]

Housing Demand and Immigration Trends

Volume 42, Number 8 July 31, 2018 By Norman G. Miller, Ph.D.; Paige Mueller, CRE; and Michael J. Dinn, CRE Photo: Arthimedes/Shutterstock.com Research conducted by Norman Miller, Ph.D., University of San Diego; Jeffrey D. Fisher, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Indiana University; Paige Mueller, CRE, at Eigen 10 Advisors, LLC; and Michael Dinn, CRE, at Dinn Focused Marketing. Continued from Volume 42, Number 6: […]

Market Value in Use is Not an Oxymoron

Volume 42, Number 7 May 15, 2018 By Kerry M. Jorgensen, MAI Special-purpose properties present some unique valuation challenges. For property tax assessments, in condemnation proceedings and even in mortgage lending, debates regarding the proper basis of a value opinion are common. A special-purpose property is, “A property with a unique physical design, special construction […]

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Housing Demand is About to Change – Here’s Why

Volume 42, Number 6 April 18, 2018 By Paige Mueller, CRE Research conducted by Norman Miller, Ph.D., University of San Diego; Jeffrey D. Fisher, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Indiana University; Paige Mueller, CRE, at Eigen 10 Advisors, LLC; and Michael Dinn, CRE, at Dinn Focused Marketing. Continued in Volume 42, Number 8: “Housing Demand and Immigration Trends”. The U.S. rental housing market has been […]

Black Swans – The Original Rara Avis

Volume 42, Number 5 March 21, 2018 By Hugh F. Kelly, PhD., CRE The subject of “event risk” has been gaining in prominence in investment planning by institutional portfolio managers.1 Weather catastrophes, earthquakes, terrorism and other events that do not fit neatly into models of portfolio risk and return have, because of stark experience, become […]

The Revolution, Part II: Revisiting Opportunity in the Small Town

Volume 42, Number 3 February 6, 2018 By Owen M. Beitsch, Ph.D., CRE, and Tom Kohler In 2014, Real Estate Issues included a review of The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy by Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley. 1 The lessons outlined remain prescient, especially for the development community seeking new […]

Fundamentals: Cybersecurity Oversight and Strategy for Commercial Real Estate

Volume 42, Number 2  January 23, 2018 By Marie-Noëlle Brisson, CRE, and Michael Savoie, Ph.D. Continued in Volume 42, Number 10: “Data Governance: Cybersecurity Oversight and Strategy for Commercial Real Estate”. Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Oversight and Risk Management Anyone who deals with large amounts of data, especially from multiple sources, is vulnerable to the various attacks […]

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