Real Estate Consulting & Advisory

The real estate experts at Allegro aid businesses, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations to make informed decisions, serve their stakeholders, and fulfill their missions by making the most of their real estate assets.

In addition to full-spectrum real estate management services, Allegro also offers real estate advisory and consulting services. We are particularly well-known among government and non-profit entities for providing exceptional advice and pragmatic solutions to the unique, complex real estate challenges that are regularly encountered in these sectors.

Real Estate Transaction Process Design

With over 3,000 real estate transactions and projects successfully completed, you can count on Allegro to think of everything. Services include:

  • Designing processes for real estate transactions
  • Assisting legal counsel in reviewing legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Ensuring compliance with federal and state requirements

Project Execution Management

When you need experts to manage the day-to-day execution of your real estate project and keep your timeline on track, call Allegro. Services include:  

  • Directing and facilitating the activities of the project team
  • Managing the budget and schedule through project completion, up to and including occupancy

Land Use Planning

Does your organization own land that isn’t being utilized to its full potential? Let Allegro help you develop a land use and organization plan that meets your unique needs. Services include:

  • Strategic planning for portfolios and individual projects
  • Structuring real estate organization
  • Selecting real estate databases/information systems

Developer and Vendor Selection Management

With any major real estate project, the developers and vendors you select are critical to success. Let Allegro help you make the right choice for your organization. Services include:

  • Leading the initial selection of development teams, including developers, public entities, architectural and engineering firms, real estate brokers, lenders and more
  • Requesting and reviewing vendor proposals
  • Conducting interviews and finalizing options
  • Guiding final selections

Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis

Allegro’s experts are here to help you take all economic and fiscal factors into account so you can make informed real estate decisions. Services include:

  • Evaluating a project based on economic impact, including tax revenues, job creation, elimination of blight, etc.
  • Providing data on the direct and indirect effects of the planned land use on the local economy
  • Assessing and/or developing community and government support for a project
  • Developing market-based strategies to help communities stay competitive

Brownfield Reuse Strategy Development

There are special challenges associated with cleaning up and redeveloping brownfield properties, but Allegro can make it easier. Our approach helps private companies considering new developments and furthers city strategies to reuse formerly unproductive land. Services include:

  • Evaluating area market dynamics and opportunities
  • Developing real estate asset recovery strategies with the intent of maximizing stakeholder value

Real Estate Evaluation

Property owners often need to know the fair market value or fair market rental rates of their real estate assets. Understanding fair market rent is also important for existing tenants and prospective tenants. Allegro’s valuations allow clients to understand market value without undertaking the intensive appraisal process.  In fact, we think our client’s get a better perspective on values and rents based on a broker’s opinion of value and Allegro’s market-tested approach.

  • Provide real-time market condition snapshots and trends that may impact future value
  • Combines analysis of quantitative data with Allegro’s decades of real estate expertise and market knowledge
  • Delivers real estate evaluations locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Perform evaluation confidentially, sometimes in support of litigation and other disputes between parties

Market Feasibility Studies

Every commercial real estate transaction and development project is unique and requires significant investment of time and capital. Allegro provides services that can help you make early decisions which will set up success in the long run:

  • Analysis tailored to project and submarket
  • Broad based review of demographics and economic indicators
  • Geospatial analysis, GIS mapping, location factor analysis
  • Evaluation of product types that do not currently exist in the market

Facility Assessment & Planning

Comprehensive real estate portfolio review to find efficiencies, reduce costs, create strategy, and maximize value. Assessment tools vary by project but can include: financial and physical analysis, lease evaluation and critical dates, space utilization, rental rate comparison to market, market valuation of owned properties, peer case studies, geospatial analysis, and community engagement. Allegro has provided facility assessment and planning for the following:

  • Fortune 1000 companies
  • Federal, State, County and Municipal governments
  • Nonprofit agencies

Dispute Consulting & Litigation Support

Expert opinion and testimony is often needed in complex real estate disputes. Allegro provides decades of experience in many facets of commercial real estate to support dispute resolution. Allegro provides dispute consulting and litigation support for many matters including:

  • Market value opinions and real estate tax appeals
  • Standard of care, custom and practice opinions
  • Development, leasing and property management practices
  • Commercial real estate foreclosure action support
  • Diminution of value, retrospective and prospective valuations