Commercial Focus Advisory Services

Commercial Focus Advisory Services

Financial Impact Analysis, Strategy

Market Study 1 / Financial Strategy

City of Toronto: Concord Farm Disposition Plan and Program, Toronto, Ontario

  • Conducted a market analysis of the site to determine a range of development options and economic returns to the developer;
  • Assessed the minimum reserve price for the land and the design of the proposal call form.

Local Development Company: Land Acquisition Analysis, Toronto, Ontario

  • Conducted a market study to determine absorption rates, sale prices, average rental rates and ancillary retail uses for a proposed luxury condominium development in the Yorkville district of Toronto;
  • Estimated a range of land values under different development scenarios;
  • Analyzed a variety of possible financial arrangements among shareholders and lending institutions involved in the proposed project.

Market Study 2 / Financial Strategy

City of Toronto, Planning Department: Valuation of Increased Residential Densities for High Density Residential Developments, Toronto, Ontario

  • Analyzed and quantified the gains to a development likely to result from increased on-site residential density;
  • Demonstrated the effects of applying the policy guidelines proposed by the City.

Toronto Harbour Commission: Evaluation of Redevelopment Proposals and Opinion of Value, Marine Terminal 27, Toronto, Ontario

  • Analyzed local commercial and residential development trends, including development costs, rental rates, sale prices and absorption rates to determine the highest and best use of the property in the private development market;
  • Established a range of land values under different development scenarios involving sale or lease of the land;
  • Evaluated bids for development rights and produced a recommendation of the optimum proposal.

Toronto Harbour Commission: Evaluation of Acquisition Proposals ? Stadium Road Property, Toronto, Ontario

  • Evaluated private bids for development rights on Commission-owned property;
  • Performed financial analysis of competitive bids, and identified the proposal offering the highest economic returns to the Commission.

Financial Impact Study

Montreal Development Company: Municipal Financial Impact of an Estate Residential Development, York Region, Ontario

  • Analyzed development specifics and current allocation of municipal services;
  • Estimated net financial impact of new development on municipal treasury.

Co-Operative Housing Federation of Toronto: Municipal Financial Impact, City of York, Ontario

  • Analyzed development specifics and current allocation of municipal services;
  • Estimated net financial impact of new development on municipal treasury.

Local Development Company: Municipal Financial Impact of Mixed Use Redevelopment Project, City of York, Ontario

  • Analyzed development specifics and current allocation of municipal services;
  • Estimated net financial impact of new development on municipal treasury.