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Real Property Business Valuation

The following guide provides information on publications which focus on business valuation topics in which real estate is a key component of value. Each entry below includes the name of the source or publisher, a brief description of the resource, and notes any information that is available free online.

Select from the following resources:

Hotel Market Analysis and Valuation: International Issues and Software Applications
Rushmore, et al., Appraisal Institute, 2012
Valuation guide provides an in-depth discussion of the market analysis and valuation of hotels in the U.S. and other selected countries, with topics addressed in individual chapters including growth and development of the hotel industry, performing a hotel market study, supply and demand for transient accommodations, forecasting revenues and expenses, and market value and the valuation process.

Convenience Stores and Retail Fuel Properties: Essential Appraisal Issues
Bainbridge, Appraisal Institute, 2012

Comprehensive text provides an overview of the physical characteristics of convenience stores and recent trends and developments in the industry, with topics covered in this appraisal guide including types of convenience stores, trade area and site analysis, applying the cost, sales comparison, and income capitalization approaches to convenience stores, and valuing operations that fail to perform.

Analysis and Valuation of Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Gimmy, Johnson, Appraisal Institute, 2003
Text provides background information on golf industry data and trends and includes chapters focusing on facility and market analysis, the valuation process and income, sales, and cost approaches, and specific analysis of municipal, daily fee, and private courses, and golf course community projects. Table of contents is available free online.

A Guide to Appraising Recreational Vehicle Parks
Saia, Appraisal Institute, 1998
Topics covered include the types of recreational vehicle parks, market analysis; site and facilities analysis, the valuation process and the application of valuation methods, and segregation of the real estate value from the non-realty value. Table of contents is available free online.

Valuation of Marinas
Simpson, Appraisal Institute, 1998

Valuation guide examines the unique features of marinas and what makes them different from valuing other properties, with topics covered in this guide including site and building characteristics, business elements, applying the cost, sales, and income approaches, and special considerations such as boat slip rental or ownership structure (e.g., co-op, club membership, dockominium, and long-term lease).

Self Storage Economics and Appraisal
Sonne, Appraisal Institute, 2012

Comprehensive appraisal guide examines the unique characteristics of this industry and discusses the data and tools needed to perform analyses of these properties, with topics covered in the guide including national trends, market area analysis, market demographics, operational trends, site and building analysis, and applying the cost, sales comparison, and income capitalization approaches.

Valuing Undivided Interests in Real Property: Partnerships and Cotenancies
Dennis A. Webb, Appraisal Institute, 2004

Valuation guide demonstrates how to value limited partnership and common tenancy interests, with topics addressed in this text including beginning the valuation process, appraising the real property, determining asset level value, and developing discounts for lack of control and lack of marketability. Table of contents and searchable text are available online via's "Look Inside" feature.

Appraising Partial Interests
Keating, Appraisal Institute, 1998

Text defines and examines the various economic, legal, and physical divisions of real property and property rightssuch as leased fee, leasehold, sandwich lease position, life estates, conservation easements, transferrable development rights, fractional interests, and physical interestsand the appraisal methods applicable in each of these situations as demonstrated by real-world examples.

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