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Prospective (Future) Valuations

by Administrator on Dec 12, 2018 Prospective / Retrospective 556 Views

Some value opinions can have an effective date of value that is in the future or as of a prospective date. Appraisals of this type are not unusual for buildings under construction because it’s important for lenders to know how much value a building will have when it’s completed. Commercial real property appraisers prefer not to step into the world of stock market financial analysts who regularly forecast stock market prices years into the future, even though most appraisers already employ discounted cash flow (DCF) models that have years of projected income streams in their Income Approaches (Yield Capitalization) portion of their appraisal reports.

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How Much Parking Do You Need for a 65,000 seat NFL Stadium?

by Administrator on Mar 26, 2019 Prospective / Retrospective 490 Views

It’s a good question given the fact that Las Vegas is about to have one of those monster stadiums completed in a relatively short time. If you look at some of the other NFL stadiums online you will discover that the seat to parking ratio for many is about 2 to 1 up to about 4 to 1. Game day parking is relatively expensive at most of the stadiums even those with lots of parking available.

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