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Services

What We Do

·  Commercial Appraisal Review

Foss Consulting Group can provide review appraisals covering most property types and most locations, including portfolio reviews. We have reviewed thousands of commercial appraisal reports for the FDIC and various lenders. All reviews are USPAP compliant. Please contact us for any commercial appraisal review work.

·  Owner-User Properties

We are commercial appraisal experts to the intricacies and specific requirements of small business financing. We have worked closely with lenders, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and numerous CDC (Certified Development Company) agencies. Our extensive knowledge of the various loan programs (SBA 7a & 504) for owner-users and small businesses enables us to complete commercial appraisals in... Read More

·  Discounted Cash Flow Analysis – DCF

A discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis is a valuation method which projects cash flows over a typical investor holding period and discounts them to arrive at a present value. This approach is particularly meaningful for properties which have multiple tenants with varying lease terms. This approach is also useful in analyzing properties which are not... Read More

·  Financial Feasibility Studies

One of the most important questions a developer/owner may ask is the financial feasibility of a potential project. This is a study whether a project is viable after taking into consideration the total cost of the project and probable increase in value. If the projected value is more that the cost of the project, then the... Read More

·  Going Concern Value

A going concern is a business having the ability to continue functioning as a business entity in the future. In accounting, a business is considered to be a going concern if it is likely to continue functioning 12 months into the future. Within commercial real estate appraisal, going concern value is commonly referred to the... Read More

·  Highest and Best Use Studies

The highest and best use of a property is defined as that reasonable and most probable use that will support its highest present value. The highest and best use, or most probable use, must be legally permissible, physically possible, financially feasible, and maximally productive. The highest and best use concept is based upon traditional appraisal... Read More

    Insurable Value

We provide commercial appraisal and valuation services such as performing an insurable value (also known as insurable replacement cost). It should be noted that insurance coverage is usually specific to a given project. Furthermore, an insurable value is a matter of underwriting as opposed to valuation. It is extremely important to know that insurable value... Read More

·  Cap Rate Consultation

Capitalization rates (also known as cap rates) reflect the relationship between income and value are derived from market data. It is essential that the properties used as comparables reflect risk, income, expense, and physical and location characteristics that are similar to the property being appraised. Consequently, cap rates must be extracted from properties that reflect... Read More

·  Rent Arbitration and Consultation

We provide rent/lease arbitration and consulting services. Rent arbitration is a procedure in which a dispute is submitted, by agreement of the parties, to one of more arbitrators who make a binding decision on the dispute. In choosing arbitration, the parties opt for a private dispute resolution procedure instead of going to court. Deciding what... Read More

·  Sale Lease-Back Analysis

We provide commercial appraisal and valuation services such as performing a sale lease-back analysis. A sale-and-leaseback is a commercial real estate transaction in which one party, often a corporation, sells it corporate real estate assets to another party, such as an institutional investor, or a real estate investment trust (REIT), and then leases the property... Read More

·  Liquidation/Disposition

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·  Prospective Value

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·  Remaining Useful Life Analysis

Knowing the remaining useful life of an asset in extremely important to buyers, investors, sellers, lenders, insurance providers and more. We have provided commercial appraisal and valuation services such as determining the remaining useful life of a property. We have building costs and depreciation tables for all the major property types and are keenly aware of... Read More

·  Cost Segregation Analysis

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·  Business Valuation

Business valuation or business appraisal is a process and a set of procedures used to estimate the economic value of an owner’s interest in a business. Valuation is used by financial market participants to determine the price they are willing to pay or receive to affect a sale of a business. In addition to estimating... Read More

·  Retrospective Value

We provide commercial appraisal and valuation services such as performing a retrospective value. In situations, where the client is in need of understanding what the value of their property was, as of a prior date, a retrospective value is performed. The most common application of this is in estate settlement, divorce, tax appeal, or partner dispute... Read More

·  Rent Comparables

At Foss Consulting Group, we have the most current rent/lease comparables. This is also known as rent comps and lease comps. It is important to have the most up to date information, as this is critical and can be the difference from reaching an important goal, securing a loan, closing a sale, reporting to investors, choosing the... Read More

·  Sale Comparables

At Foss Consulting Group, we have the most current sale comparables (also known as sale comps). It is important to have the most up to date information, as this is critical and can be the difference from reaching an important goal, securing a loan, closing a sale, reporting to investors, choosing the best asset or failing to... Read More

·  Option Value

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·  Tenant Buyout

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·  Operating expense consultation

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·  Value in Use

Sometimes the highest and best use of a property is to hold for the interim and wait until market conditions improve. This interim use is referred to as the “Value in Use.” Please contact use for commercial appraisal and valuation services such as conducting a “value in use.”