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Development Appraisals - Method and Process

With the ever-changing property market and differing client requirements there has never been a more important time to take a health check on the advice we give to our clients in connection with the valuation method/approach we have used.

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Session Duration:
60 minutes
1 hour formal CPD

Course overview

This session will explore the valuation methodology associated with the development or re-development of land/property and the techniques that are applied to produce an assessment of a development project.

The class will involve some simple valuations and cash flows but will also provide valuation examples, polls and interactive questions and then a series of examples to practice with after the class.

Who Should Attend

This web class is designed for surveyors/valuers at all levels.

Why Attend?

The class goes back to the basics of valuation to ensure that the correct method of valuation is chosen and its application is used competently


This on-demand video course is a recorded, instructor led program with interactions built in to test your knowledge.

About this course

Learning Objectives

By the end of the web class, you will be able to:

  • Obtain all the relevant information required to prepare and undertake the valuation correctly
  • Review sources the correct assistance to aid valuation
  • Make the right choice of valuation methodology in particular around the correct use of development appraisals Navigate around a Development Appraisal Cash Flow (without software)
  • Health check your advice and valuation


In this web class, we will cover:

  • Development players
  • Timelines
  • Development process
  • Development examples
  • Development risks


Lance W. Doré, FRICS MAI

The Doré Group

Lance W. Doré is the President and CEO of The Doré Group. In this role, he directs all valuation assignments involving a wide variety of conventional and complex real properties, serves as litigation support to both public and private clients, provides expert advisory services, including forensic analyses and market and feasibility studies, as well as valuation for financial reporting.
Mr. Doré has been a real estate appraiser for over 30 years and in addition to traditional real estate valuation has a special expertise in the valuation of complex highest and best use issues, right of ways, energy facilities, conservation land and partial interests. His geographical valuation expertise is focused in the western United States and he has completed international assignments in Tokyo, Central America, Mexico, Cyprus, and Moscow. Mr. Doré has written several articles and books – mostly recently The Secrets of Real Estate Revealed.


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