Retail is the most diverse of the commercial property types. It varies from a small storefront building to a large regional mall. We have performed retail valuations on auto repair/auto service buildings, auto dealerships, banks, bars/lounges, drugstores, restaurants, fast food restaurants, convenience stores/C-Stores, gas stations, child care/day care buildings, health clubs, freestanding buildings, storefront buildings,… Read More

Health Club/Gym/Fitness Center

A health club (also known as a fitness club, fitness center or gym) is a place which houses exercise equipment for the purpose of physical exercise. We have dedicated commercial real estate appraisers focused on health club valuation. We have appraised numerous local chains throughout California to national gyms across the U.S. such as 24-Hour… Read More

Retail Freestanding/Storefront

A freestanding retail storefront building is a stand along structure that is not attached. We have dedicated commercial real estate appraisers focused on all kinds of freestanding retail buildings. We have appraised freestanding retail buildings throughout California. Please contact us for any freestanding retail storefront appraisal services.

Movie Theatre

A movie theatre or movie theater (also called a cinema, movie house, film house, film theatre or picture house) is a venue, usually a building, for viewing movies. Most but not all movie theatres are commercial operation catering to the general public, who attend by purchasing a ticket. We have appraised movie theatre throughout California…. Read More

Car Wash

A car wash (also known as carwash or auto wash) is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles. Many care washes are located within gas stations/service stations. There is a broad range of car wash property types as shown in the following: Hand car wash facilities,… Read More

Supermarket/Grocery Store

A supermarket, a large form of the traditional grocery store, is a self-service shop offering a wider variety of food and household products, organized into aisles. It is larger in size and has a wider selection than a traditional grocery store, but is smaller and more limited in the range of merchandise than a hypermarket… Read More

Retail Condominium

A retail condominium is a type of retail property. A type of ownership of single units or possibly multiple units in a multi-unit structure, combined with joint ownership of commonly used property (land areas, recreational facilities, garages, parking areas, sidewalks, hallways, stairs, lobbies, etc.). Any property type can be built or converted to this ownership… Read More

Mixed-Use – Retail

Mixed-use buildings are properties that incorporate multiple uses within a single structure. The range of uses may include two or more of the following: retail, hotel, industrial, office, residential and recreational/cultural. At Vanguard Realty Advisors, we have experienced and dedicated commercial appraisers focused on commercial appraisals of all retail property types, such as retail mixed-used… Read More

National Retailers

We have provided commercial appraisal and valuation services of properties across the nation occupied by national retailers such as: Wal-Mart, Kroger, Target, Costco, The Home Depot, Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Lowe’s, Safeway, McDonald’s, Best Buy, Sears, Macy’s, Publix, SUPERVALU, Rite Aid, TJ Maxx, Kohl’s, HEB, True Value, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Meijer, J.C. Penney, Staples, Subway,… Read More

Child Care/ Day Care/Preschool

By definition, a day care center is a single or multi-tenant building that offers child care and/or preschool services. Usually the facility includes a playground area, classrooms and have kitchen facilities. We have appraised numerous day care facilities throughout California. We know the various characteristics of this particular property type. There are many factors that… Read More

Gas Station/Service Station

A gas station or service station is a retail property type that includes both full-service and self-service gas stations that have a small cashier “kiosk” building. It may have a mini-mart, convenience store (C-Store) or fast-food restaurant tenant, and many include a drive-thru car wash. Conversely, some chain stores, such as supermarkets, discount superstores, warehouse… Read More

Convenience Store/C-Store

A convenience store, C-Store, corner store, or corner shop, is a small store that stocks a range of everyday items such as groceries, snack foods, candy, toiletries, soft drinks, tobacco products, and newspapers. Such stores may also offer money and wire transfer services. In some jurisdiction, corner stores are licensed to sell alcohol, typically beer… Read More


We provide commercial appraisal and valuation services for restaurant properties. A restaurant is a business establishment which prepares and serves food and drink to customers in return for money, either paid before the meal, after the meal, or with a running tab. Meals are generally served and eaten on premises, but many restaurants also offer… Read More


A bar, lounge or tavern is a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic drinks – beer, wine, liquor and cocktails for consumption on the premises. Types of bars range from dive bars to high-end bars. Some bars have entertainment on a stage, such as live music, trivia, comedians and more. Bars which offer entertainment or… Read More


A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels those deposits into lending activities, either directly by loaning or indirectly through capital markets. A bank links together customers that have capital deficits and customers with capital surpluses. It usually contains a vault. Generally, it has a drive-up and/or walk-up teller service or machines…. Read More