Retail property owners' pursuit of fair treatment in real estate taxation seems to generate a river of appeals and counter-appeals each year. What makes this ongoing melee especially perplexing and frustrating for property owners is a sense that taxing entities will often ignore market realities and established valuation practices to...Read more
To determine whether your property may qualify for relief, identify the market occupancy rate for that property type and submarket.
In many states, abnormally high vacancy at commercial properties should mean a lower tax bill. Market transaction evidence essentially dictates this result: States that assess taxable value on commercial properties...Read more
Properties under construction and projects subject to governmental restriction can take advantage of legislative provisions the state provides.
The Portland metropolitan area is undergoing an unprecedented boom in commercial construction that extends from downtown to the suburbs and into just about every product type.Many taxpayers are preparing to pay larger tax...Read more