Category Archives: Land Valuation

Construction and Development Lending (Reprinted with Permission)

By Bill Moreland, Bank Reg Data This week BankRegData.com reviews Construction & Development lending. The review is a lot more complicated than I had originally considered, and therefore longer than my usual diatribes. While not an opus, it may feel … Continue reading

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Part One – What Is The Highest & Best Use?

Part One – What Is The Highest & Best Use? By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA – MacCrate Associates LLC Highest and Best Use: The reasonably probable and legal use of vacant land or an improved property, which is … Continue reading

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Follow Up -What Has Happened to Land Values in New York Metropolitan Area?

Follow Up -What Has Happened to Land Values in New York Metropolitan Area?   By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA – MacCrate Associates LLC   In the last post, it was discussed that real estate appraisers have been taught … Continue reading

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What Has Happened to Land Values in New York Metropolitan Area?

What Has Happened to Land Values in New York Metropolitan Area?   By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA – MacCrate Associates LLC     The Financial Accounting Standards Board has found it very difficult and a time consuming task … Continue reading

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Air Rights in New York City – Where’s the Market – Hence Where’s the Value?

  Air Rights in New York City – Where’s the Market – Hence Where’s the Value? By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Appraisers are often confronted with an extremely difficult task in New York City and that is to … Continue reading

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Are Land Investments Frozen or Liquid? Do the FEDS Know What Land is Worth Now?

  Are Land Investments Frozen or Liquid? Do the FEDS Know What Land is Worth Now? By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Turbulent times are affecting real estate values as the value of homes, apartment buildings, retail facilities, and … Continue reading

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