Services We Provide
At US Realty Consultants, we have extensively varied experience geographically, and among all major income-producing property types, including hotels, retail centers, industrial complexes, golf courses, office buildings and multi-family properties. We have extensive experience in large portfolio valuations across all of the major property types. We are one of the leading providers of mark-to-market debt encumbrance valuations in the U.S.
With over 100 combined years of real estate valuation experience, we serve an extensive client list, including many of the nation's most prominent pension funds, investment managers and advisers, life insurance companies, financial institutions, and governmental agencies providing quality appraisal and litigation support services in relation to their real estate needs.
Some specific areas of specialization include the following:
Valuation of major income-producing properties including office buildings, retail centers, warehouse-distribution centers, hotels, resorts, thoroughbred racetracks, mixed-use properties, multifamily projects, subsidized housing and congregate care facilities;
Conceptualization, market analysis, financial feasibility of proposed real estate developments;
Impact studies, market analysis, and various consulting reports for hotels;
Investment analysis involving acquisitions, divestitures of real estate projects;
Appraisals for asset valuation and loan underwriting of federally insured institutions;
Appraisal and portfolio analysis of investment-grade real estate for major pension funds, trusts and institutions;
Valuation of participating debt instruments and other debt encumbrances;
Most of our assignments involve multi-property portfolios and are national in scope. Our experience and knowledge in the application of software packages, including the latest Argus Enterprise software, assures our clients of services responsive to their specific needs and requirements.
Real Estate Appraisal Services
USRC’s reputation in appraisal services is long and respected: our associates were original members of a movement that pioneered the development of a national appraisal practice. As industry leaders, we specialize in the valuation of real estate portfolios, disbursed both geographically and by property type. Our diverse valuation expertise in commercial real estate has emphasized office, industrial, retail, self-storage, mixed-use, hotel, resort, golf course, other special-use, and multifamily projects. Our multi-family projects have included market studies and appraisal applications for submission through HUD Multi-family Accelerated Processing (MAP). These projects included market-rate housing, Section 8 housing, and student housing.
Hospitality & Resort Industry Services
Our Hospitality team is a strong and diverse group whose backgrounds as market analysts, appraisers, and operational specialists have established USRC’s hospitality & resort consulting practice as second-to-none. Our professionally trained hotel and resort specialists have over one hundred combined years of industry experience and with our constant involvement in consulting and appraising hotels, motels, restaurants, resorts, water parks, and convention centers we are entrenched in this dynamic and evolving industry. Our professionals combine in-depth industry experience, strong analytical and communication skills, and the latest market data and technology to yield effective results for each specific engagement.
Golf and Country Club Services
USRC has developed a practice devoted to golf-related and recreational facilities, including valuation and consultation for private country clubs, daily-fee golf courses, surrounding residential development, and resort destinations.
Self-Storage Appraisal Services
Our self-storage appraisal team has appraised over one thousand self-storage facilities since 2000. From our offices in Columbus, Chicago and Florida, as well as our satellite offices in Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., and South Bend, we have handled a multitude of national self-storage projects and portfolios. We have appraised nationally dispersed portfolio projects as well as locally owned single-entity facilities. All of the appraisers on our self-storage team have extensive experience in this property type.