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The Premier Commercial Appraisal Firm

Welcome to Vanguard Realty Advisors. We are an independent commercial real estate appraisal firm, with the focus on delivering the highest quality and service. Our firm offers commercial appraisal services throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina. We have multiple offices and cover many markets such as Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Charlotte and more. Our firm specializes in all property types such as industrial, retail, office, apartments, land, hotel, special purpose properties and more. All commercial appraisals are performed by local state certified general licensed appraisers. Further, all commercial appraisals are signed by a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), the highest level of accreditation in the industry.

We provide commercial appraisal services for lending/financing purposes, property owners, estate planning, trusts, fractional/partial interests, divorce, disputes, step-up in cost basis due to an inheritance, fiduciaries, IRS, executors, wills, probate, retrospective valuation, date of death valuation, attorneys/lawyers, accountants, CPAs, corporations, developers, government agencies, individuals and more. We understand the commercial appraisal challenges, so if you need commercial valuation that works, we deliver it with passion and integrity.

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Our Market Coverage



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Commercial Appraisal Services For All Property Types

  • Extremely Knowledgable and Professional Commercial Appraisers...

    "We recently used Vanguard Realty Advisors to help us with the valuation of a client's estate. Our client had a large estate with several different types of commercial properties throughout California. There were 14 properties in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Palm Springs, El Centro, Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose, Oakland & San Francisco).  They delivered on timing and was extremely knowledgeable and professional throughout. I highly recommend Vanguard Realty Advisors for any  commercial real estate appraisal needs."
    Estate Planning Professional in Los Angeles
  • The Los Angeles Commercial Appraisal Experts...

    "We exclusively use Vanguard Realty Advisors. We mostly lend in Los Angeles County and in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). No other commercial appraisal firm knows the dynamics of the Los Angeles market. They have the data and comps that most commercial appraisers cannot obtain. They know the specific neighborhoods from the Arts District, Fashion District, Little Tokyo, Financial District, Chinatown, Koreatown, Silver Lake, Hollywood, Highland Park, Echo Park, Venice, Playa Vista, Culver City and more within Los Angeles. They are the experts."
    Los Angeles Bank Review Appraiser
  • Charlotte Commercial Appraiser...

    "I had the pleasure of working with Rusty King, the managing director of the Vanguard office in Charlotte, North Carolina.  We needed multiple properties appraised for estate tax reasons with a fast turn around time. The properties were located in Charlotte, Asheville, Wilmington,  Raleigh, Greensboro and Winston-Salem. There was also properties in South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. He delivered the reports on time and with a high level of expertise. I recommend Rusty King for any commercial appraisal located in the Carolinas and surrounding states."
    Property Owner in North Carolina
  • Compliant Appraisal Reviews...

    "We use Vanguard Realty Advisors to handle all our appraisal functions. We are a medium size bank that does not have an appraisal department. We use Vanguard so that we can prevent any regulatory appraisal compliance issues. They review all our appraisals in a timely and cost-efficient way."
    Credit Officer at a Bank in California
  • Phoenix Commercial Appraisers...

    "Jeff Keenan with Vanguard recently helped me with a medical office building appraisal in Phoenix. I've had previously appraisals on my property  over the years.  The Vanguard report was definitely was the most detailed and sophisticated.  Jeff was very knowledgeable about the area. We recommend Jeff Keenan for any commercial real estate appraisals in the Phoenix area."
    Property Owner in Phoenix


Six-Story, Multi-Tenant Office Appraisal in Anaheim

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We recently just appraisal a multi-tenant, six-story, Class B office building located along Euclid Street in Anaheim. The office buidling was constructed in 1971 and renovated in 1999. The imrpovements total 75,864 square feet and are situated on a 2.60-acre site. The imrpovements are average to good quality and in average to good condition. The… Read More

Office Building Appraisal in Roseville

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We recently just appraised a medical office building in Roseville, Placer County, California. The property is located just south of Douglas Boulevard. The building was constructed in 1997. The building totals 8,415 square feet and is situated on a 0.33-acre site. The property is 100% owner-occupied. This commercial property appraisal was conducted for a national… Read More

Industrial Warehouse Appraisal in Moreno Valley

We recently just appraised an industrial warehouse building located in Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California. The building was constructed in 1975 and is 100% occupied by one tenant on a long-term lease. The property totals 98,862 square feet and is situated on a 19.29-acre site. This industrial appraisal was conducted for a national financial institution.

Industrial Building Appraisal in Moreno Valley

We recently just appraised an industrial building located in Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California. The property is a single-tenant building constructed in 1992. The property totals 14,208 square feet and is situated on a 0.75-acre site. The property features 24′ clear heights, 10% office finish and grade-level loading doors. This commercial appraisal was conducted by… Read More

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Independent & Unbiased Commercial Appraisers

We provide independent and unbiased commercial appraisal services. All commercial real estate appraisals are compliant and prepared in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), applicable federal and state regulatory requirements and the specific requirements of each client. All our commercial real estate appraisers are affiliated with the Appraisal Institute and all commercial appraisals are signed by a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), the highest level of accreditation in the industry.

Our technology platform (powered by Valcre) and extensive knowledge of the market enables us to complete projects in a cost effective and objective manner with quick turn-around times that are always on time. Most commercial appraisals are completed in two weeks or less. In addition, each commercial real estate appraisal goes through an extensive internal review process insuring the highest quality for every assignment.

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Case Studies

Why Picking the Right Commercial Appraiser is Important?

  • Case Study 1

    Property values on a building per square foot (PSF) basis vary widely in Downtown Los Angeles. Within a couple blocks, the commercial real estate landscape can change drastically. We recently appraised an industrial building located in the Wholesale District of Downtown Los Angeles. The subject building was constructed in 1960. The .. Read More
  • Case Study 2

    We recently appraised an apartment complex in San Diego. It was reported that the subject property consists of 22 apartments units. It was a pending sale for $2,300,000. It appeared that this was a typical apartment transaction. However, this was not the case. For every commercial appraisal assignment, we research .. Read More
  • Case Study 3

    We recently appraised an office building in Santa Ana. It was a pending sale to an owner-user for $1,800,000.  The buyer was going to use SBA financing. The buyer also wanted to get additional money ($300,000) for upgrading and building out some of the interior of the building. For every .. Read More
  • Case Study 4

    We recently appraised a cold storage industrial building in the Produce District of Downtown Los Angeles. Cold storage industrial buildings are rather unique and it is imperative that an experienced appraiser value such properties. Another commercial appraisal firm appraised the same building several weeks prior. The owner was trying to .. Read More
  • Case Study 5

    We recently appraised a brand new, build-to-suit, single-tenant NNN CVS drugstore in Sacramento. The lease is for 25 years and the tenant has four, five-year renewal options. CVS Pharmacy has a high credit rating. It was a pending sale of the property for $4.2 million, which equated to 6.0% cap rate. A local commercial appraisal .. Read More
  • Case Study 6

    We recently appraised a multi-tenant retail center located in Riverside. The center was 100% leased to eight tenants. The building was built in the 1950’s and city/county had no building records regarding square footage and etc. The owner provided us with a rent roll. For every commercial appraisal assignment, we measure .. Read More