WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — On the heels of Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services opening a new Chicago office, the firm has now added two veteran appraisers in its Atlanta office. Christopher Calhoun and Bennett Sands join Lee & Associates Valuation as Senior Appraisers. Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services is the new service line of commercial real estate firm Lee & Associates.
“We are excited about adding Chris and Bennett to our team,” said Victor Segrest, Chief Financial Officer of Lee & Associates Valuation. “With Chris and Bennett’s valuation expertise and their ability to access market data from the Lee & Associates’ brokerage platform, our clients will receive accurate appraisals that are based on the best information available.”
In January, Lee & Associates, a national full-service commercial brokerage firm, launched Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services. Segrest and Chief Executive Officer Daniel Boring head the national service line which is based in Atlanta. Lee & Associates has 46 offices across the nation with plans to expand in the near future.
With 13 years’ valuation experience, Calhoun is responsible for real estate appraisals, rent analyses and market studies in the Southeastern Region. He has worked on a variety of property types for a broad range of local, regional and national clients. His assignments have included valuation and advisory services on existing and proposed commercial properties. Calhoun’s specialized experience includes the valuation of large timberland portfolios, inland marina facilities, religious facilities and private schools. Prior to joining Lee & Associates Valuation, Calhoun was a senior appraiser at Metro Appraisals, Inc. and an associate appraiser at McColgan & Company, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate at the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business.
Sands has valuation experience across a broad range of commercial and residential properties on a local and regional basis. His responsibilities include the preparation of real estate appraisals, feasibility studies and market studies of commercial assets in the Southeastern Region. Prior to joining Lee & Associates Valuation, he was an associate appraiser with The Appraisal Group, Inc., an Atlanta-based firm. Sands began his career at Oracle Real Estate Services where he focused on the valuation of proposed and existing subdivisions, mixed-use projects and condominium developments. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate at the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business.
Calhoun and Sands are Certified General Real Property Appraisers currently pursuing their MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute.
The Atlanta office of Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services is located at 3500 Lenox Road, Suite 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30326. Tel: 404-781-2103.
About Lee & Associates
Celebrating more than 34 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the nation, with 48 locations across the nation including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. With a roster of nearly 730 expert brokers, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services. Additional information is available at www.lee-associates.com.