Given the complex legal issues and challenges of today's real estate industry, Vector Real Estate Advisors can be a powerful ally. Our consummate knowledge of the real estate industry and technical expertise make Vector a true asset to our clients in the area of real estate litigation support and expert witness testimony. Our principals are multi-disciplined professionals which enables us to assist our clients and their attorneys in addressing key valuation and financial issues as part of the overall legal strategy. Typical instances requiring our Expert Testimony include:

  • Bankruptcy and Loan Workouts
  • Damages Assessment
  • Condemnation
  • Ad Valorem Tax Appeals
  • Divorce, Estate Planning and Succession

The focal point of our Litigation Support services is the analysis of properties, projects and real estate entities in the context of litigation, dispute, receivership or in avoidance of those outcomes. Some cases require economic analysis leading to conclusions of lost profits, economic damages, loss of economic viability and other estimates of compensation. In other circumstances we may serve as consultants on behalf of a party in litigation involved in settlement discussions or in mediation or arbitration. The following illustrates various analyses and reports Vector can provide in support of a legal strategy:

  • Valuation or appraisal methodology assessment
  • Highest and best use analysis
  • Cash flow analysis, both static and net present value.
  • Review of returns –going-in and going out capitalization rates, IRR, ROI,
    ROE, Cash on Cash, etc.
  • Debt-equity analysis
  • Market share & market penetration analysis
  • Absorption and/or sell-off analysis
  • Document review and abstracting e.g., purchase and sale contracts
    commercial leases, loan documents, and restrictive covenants
  • Operating cost analysis
  • Development Proformas
  • Portfolio valuation and analysis
  • Liquidation analysis
  • Partnership waterfall calculations