Fast, Reliable Appraisal Services
Our extensive expertise in property appraisals combined with personal property analysis, and industry-leading technology allows us to pull together specific market data. Our unrivaled expertise and streamlined approach to these practices allow us to focus on providing critical information in a comprehensive report that is universally trusted.
Real Estate Work Products
Airports and Nautical Ports
In Canada these transitioned from Federal control to private control. We assist the operator with valuation of the facility, hangars, land rents, wharves, marinas, terminals, loading equipment and valuation of other unique assets.
Where a production facility has a unique location, like agri-business, and or a dimension that exceeds the local standard, in either size or equipment, there is a need for intensified valuation review. Some classes of use include agricultural processing (meats, dairy, seeds, grains, oils), unique manufacturing (agricultural equipment, aerospace, chemical), hazardous material storage, recycling.
Canada has an abundance of natural assets that are conducive to private development, such as ski hills, golf course, spa resorts, and other recreational facilities.
With Canada’s export driven economy, many local districts have established export or development zones. These tend to be manufacturing and transportation oriented. The facilities present unique valuation requirements.
Canada is resource rich, and this part of our economy differs from most other industries in the approach to valuation. The perspective is as a global competitor rather than local viewpoint. Mines, production facilities, transportation infrastructure and ancillary operations are included.
Unique Property Rights
Most real estate in Canada is valued on the fee simple; but, special properties tend to be on crown leases, licenses, partial interests, possessory rights, easements, prescriptive easements, etc. These rights carry different approaches to value.
Did you know?
Did you know that Colliers, in addition to consulting and evaluation services for complex, industrial, manufacturing and single-purpose buildings, also evaluates machinery and equipment?
Some business owners have no idea what the true value of their equipment is. Knowing what your used equipment and machinery are worth, however, is important for many reasons. You may require machinery and equipment valuation services if you need to sell, ensure you are properly insured, are looking to purchase additional equipment and so on.
So if you’re thinking about any of the following, you should call on a machinery and equipment appraiser
Mergers & Acquisitions
Let us know the type of assets and what you need, and we’ll show you how far we can go for you
The professionals in the Specialty Division are located across Canada, and qualified with accreditation and experience that meets the demanding nature of their work. in most cases, our designation allows for International recognition.
Our offices are across Canada, and our Company is one of Canada and the World’s largest brokers and property managers. The network is conducive to providing the global or national perspective that most specialties require.
Valuation Services Director
Areas of Expertise
An Accredited real estate professional with more than 18 years of experience Cynthia specializes in the appraisal of large complex plant, machinery, equipment, special purpose, and industrial real estate.
Cynthia brings a solid analytical background in economic analysis,
cost modelling and functional obsolescence to deliver thorough, accurate and dependable appraisals.
Cynthia is responsible for valuation services in Quebec, national mandates for some of Colliers’ largest clients, and is a key member of Colliers’ National Machinery, Equipment, and Technical Specialty Appraisal team.
While graduating from the Laval University of Quebec City with a B. of Business Administration (BBA), Cynthia started her career as an assistant assessor at Quebec City Municipal Assessment. Freshly graduated, she jumped into a private firm as an appraiser and eventually became a partner.
In 2019 she completed the Machinery, Equipment and Technical Specialty Appraisal courses with the American Society of Appraisers in the US.
Cynthia has a vast network of relationships across Canada and the US.
Senior Director, Property Tax Services
Rocky joined Colliers International as an Appraisal Consultant in 2008. He has been a member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) since 2002, receiving the AACI accreditation in 2006. Rocky has been working in the valuation of commercial properties since 1996.
His start in commercial real estate was in the field of property tax appeals, and this has remained one of his specialties, along with other litigation appraisal services as well as appraisals for lending, development, acquisition, and other purposes.