APPRAISING

Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group can provide you with real property appraisals for commercial properties located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware. Appraisals for financing, property tax assessment appeal, litigation support, loan workout, bankruptcy, estate planning, ESOP, IRS charitable donations, asset value allocation, internal valuation and many other purposes are available.

We offer high quality appraisals at competitive fees. All appraisals are developed, and all appraisal and consulting reports are prepared, in conformity with the Code of Professional Ethics & Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Institute, which include the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) adopted by the Appraisal Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation.

Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group prepares commercial real property appraisals for properties such as apartment buildings, industrial facilities, office buildings, shopping centers, power centers, regional malls, retail facilities, lodging facilities, mobile home parks, senior care facilities, automobile dealerships, vacant land and special purpose properties. The principals of the firm have developed recognized specialties in the valuation of residential subdivisions, big-box retail facilities and complex multi-tenanted investment properties.

 

Appraisals in Support of Financing Decisions

Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group is approved by many local, regional and national financial institutions if you are considering financing or re-financing a commercial real estate asset.

Banking/Financial Clients include Amboy Bank, American Church Mortgage, Apex Mortgage, Bank of America, Brown Brothers Harriman, Church Loan Advisors, City National Bank of Florida, CIT Small Business Lending, Citigroup, Citizens Bank, CNB Bank, Cohen Financial, Columbian Bank, Commerce Bank, David Cronheim Mortgage, Fifth Third Bank, First Choice Bank, First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Firstrust Bank, Fulton Bank, GE Capital, Grand Bank, Graystone Bank, Harleysville National Bank, Hudson United Bank, Infinity Commercial Capital, LLC, InterBay Funding, Integrity Bank, JPMorgan Chase Bank, John Hancock Real Estate Finance, Keystone Nazareth Bank and Trust, Lehman Brothers Bank, LNR Partners, Maryland Bank and Trust Company, M&T Bank, Mellon Bank, Members 1st Federal Credit Union, Metro Bank, Middleburg Bank, Mid Penn Bank, National Penn Bank, Oritani Bank, PeoplesBank, PNC Bank, RBC Builder Finance, Republic First Bank, Roma Savings Bank, Silverton Bank, Sovereign Bank, Sun National Bank, SunTrust Bank, Susquehanna Bank, Valley National Bank, Wachovia, Wells Fargo, Wilmington Trust, WNB Bank and Zions First National Bank.

Appraisals in Support of Litigation

Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group can provide you with appraisals and consulting services in support of various litigation matters such as ad valorem tax disputes, bankruptcy matters, estate disputes, eminent domain cases and other matters where a well supported and defendable value opinion is necessary.

 

A specialty of Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group is preparation of appraisals in support of tax assessment appeals. We differ from much of our competition in that we do not charge contingency fees. All appraisals are prepared on a flat fee basis. Our clients include both tax payers and taxing authorities.

 

In Pennsylvania, we have provided expert testimony at tax assessment appeal hearings in Adams County, Allegheny County, Beaver County, Bedford County, Berks County, Bradford County, Bucks County, Butler County, Cambria County, Carbon County, Centre County, Chester County, Clearfield County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, Elk County, Erie County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Huntingdon County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lawrence County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, McKean County, Mercer County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Northumberland County, Philadelphia County, Schuylkill County, Snyder County, Tioga County, Washington County, Wayne County, Westmoreland County, Wyoming County and York County. We have also provided testimony at condemnation board of view hearings in Delaware, Lancaster and York Counties.

 

In New Jersey, we have provided expert testimony at tax assessment appeal hearings in Gloucester County and zoning/planning board hearings in Middlesex County.

 

The principals of the firm have also given testimony in the Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny, Berks, Centre, Clearfield, Lancaster, Lebanon, Schuylkill, Snyder and York Counties in Pennsylvania and the United States Bankruptcy Courts - Middle District and Delaware District.

 

Appraisals for Other Purposes

Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group is regularly engaged to provide appraisals for other purposes besides providing support for financing decisions and tax assessment appeals. These other uses include appraisals for estate planning purposes, ESOP asset value determination, asset value allocation, internal decision making purposes, establishment of a sale or purchase price, loan workout and to provide support for IRS charitable donations.

Clients

We have a wide variety of clients from private individuals to several of the largest big-box and department store retailers in the United States.

Notable Corporate Industrial Clients

Adhesives Research, Alcoa, Anvil International, Appleton Papers, Bel Fuse, Bendeal Associates, Bowlers Supply, Carolina Holdings, CM Industries, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Crown Cork & Seal, CSX Transportation, DKM, Dallco Industries, Hain Pure Protein Corp., The Hershey Company, Iron Mountain, Quigley Corporation, Magnesium Elektron, New World Pasta, Nichia America Corporation, NGK Metals, Pennfield Corporation, Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL), Sauder's Eggs, Sherwin Williams, Suburban Propane, Tucker Industrial Liquid Coatings, Tyco International, the Uhlmann Company, United Sleep Products, Verizon, WORCO and York Container

Notable Corporate Retail Clients

Aldi, BJ's Wholesale Club, Good’s Furniture and Flooring, Home Depot, JCPenney, Kmart, Macy's, Raymour & Flanigan, Target, VF Corporation, Walgreens and Wal-Mart

Notable Public Utility Clients

NiSource Real Estate Services, Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL) and Verizon

Notable Institutional and Investor Clients

AEW Capital Management, American National Insurance Company, Arsenal Real Estate Funds, BC Woods Properties, Brasler Properties, Boston Capital Finance, Centro Watt, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors, Equilibrium Equities, First Industrial Realty Trust, Great American Insurance Company, Horst Realty, Kravitz Properties, Kinsley Properties, LNR Partners, National REO, Nationwide, NorthMarq Capital, PFG Capital, Principal Real Estate Investors, Prudential Financial, Susquehanna Real Estate, US Industrial REIT II, USAA Real Estate Company and WP Realty

Notable Other Corporate Clients

Beacon Communities, Beazer Homes, Dickinson College, Gettysburg Hospital, Nobel Learning Communities, Quincy Retirement Community, Waypoint Service Corp., and Wellspan Health


Notable Government, Municipal and School District Clients

Adams County, Bradford County, Columbia County, Conestoga Valley School District, Dallastown Area School District, Dauphin County Tax Assessment Office, Dover Area School District, the FDIC, the General Services Administration (GSA), Gettysburg Area School District, The Borough of Hanover (York County, PA), Haverford Township, Hempfield School District, Lebanon County Tax Assessment Office, Lincoln Charter School, Lycoming County Tax Assessment Office, Springettsbury Township, Red Lion Area School District, United States Army Corps. of Engineers, US Postal Service, City of York General Authority, City of York Redevelopment Authority, York County Economic Development Corporation, York County Industrial Development Authority and York Suburban School District

Notable Legal Clients

Barley Snyder
Bodell, Bove, Grace & Van Horn
Breidenbach & Breidenbach
Dillworth Paxson, LLP

Duane Morris
Farrell & Ricci
Elizabeth Goldstein
Bert M. Goodman
Janata Law Firm
Katherman, Heim & Perry

Kaplin, Stewart, Meloff, Reiter & Stein

Kegel Kelin Almy & Lord, LLP
Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg and Ellers, LLP
Kozloff  Stoudt Attorneys

McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC

McQuaide Blasko
Nixon Peabody, LLP
Powell, Trachtman, Logan, Carrle

Reed Smith Shaw & McClay
Sager & Sager Associates
Siegel Jennings, Co., L.P.A.

Stock and Leader

Susanin, Widman & Brennan