Heritage Era Building Valuation

Heritage Era Building Valuation

Marina Assessment Appeals

Marina Assessment Appeals

Evaluation of Complex Properties:
Dry Land Log Sort Alberni Canal

Dry Land Log Sort Alberni Canal

Evaluation of Complex Properties:
Willows Beach Waterfront

Valuation of Willows Beach waterfront

Evaluation of Complex Properties: Customs Border Crossing

Valuation of Customs Border Crossing

RoW Valuation: CN Trestle over CPR

RoW Valuation CN Trestle over CPR at Cisco looking N

John Peebles


John Peebles is a University of British Columbia, Faculty of Forestry graduate (1977). John became a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) in 1979. In 1984 John became fully accredited member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

John has a wide scope of experience in property development, leasing, and valuation in the public and private sectors. He formerly acted as the Manager of Valuation Policy for BC Assessment and has an in-depth understanding of the property assessment process, including appeals.

John’s areas of property practice include the valuation of retail-office, industrial, marinas, and mixed-use development properties. Clients often call on John for consulting advice regarding the feasibility of new property developments, market rent negotiations, appraisal review, Province of BC Crown leasing, and First Nations specific and treaty related claims. He has also acted as a property agent for government for acquisition of land for public projects.

John regularly acts as an expert witness in BC Supreme Court and Commercial arbitration proceedings.

He has published papers on a number of valuation topics, delivers course material for the UBC Sauder School of Business, delivers real estate training seminars, and is a certified instructor of Professional Appraisal Standards with the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member Appraisal Institute of Canada, since 1974
  • Provincial Council Representative – Victoria Chapter, Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • President of the British Columbia Association, Appraisal Institute of Canada for 2009-2010
  • Current member of the Board of Directors, Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • Editorial Board, Canadian Appraiser Magazine, Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • Associate Member, Appraisal Institute (USA)
  • Member, International Association of Assessing Officers

Professional Experience

  • Member Appraisal Institute of Canada, since 1974
  • President of the British Columbia Association, Appraisal Institute of Canada for 2009-2010
  • Former member of the Board of Directors, Appraisal Institute of Canada

Property Valuations

  • Forest Land: Timber valuations, resource interests (e.g., water rights)
  • Recreational Property: Waterfront lots, commercial resorts, marinas
  • Commercial: Rental Apartments, Lodging, Major Retail and Office
  • Industrial: Light & Heavy Industrial, Flex space, Special Purpose properties
  • Institutional: Right-of-Ways, Land Exchanges, Acquisition of Whole or Partial Interests, Submerged land
  • Other: First Nations Land Issues, Green Valuation, Rent Reviews, Feasibility Studies and Location Research

Clients

  • Provincial Government
  • Federal Government
  • First Nations
  • Crown Corporations
  • Lending Institutions
  • Individual appraisals for sale, purchase, financing, litigation, etc.