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Mainland Valuation Services in Kansas City

Since 1992, Mainland Valuation Services has been providing credible commercial real estate appraisals and consulting assignments. With an office in the Kansas City Metro Area and a second in Omaha, Nebraska, our firm has local expertise covering the region. Specializing in appraisals for a wide range of commercial properties, Mainland Valuation is a full-service appraisal and consulting firm serving regions across the Midwest.

Professional Appraisal Services Since 1992

Under the partnership of Gerald Maier JD, CPA, MAI; Curtis L. Frazier, MAI; and Thomas M. Scaletty, MAI, our headquarters in Lenexa, Kansas has been providing leading commercial valuation and real estate consulting services to the Kansas City area and beyond for more than 20 years. Though our focus is on regions throughout the Midwest, the members of our firm appraise properties across the country, and maintain active appraisal licenses in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Two of our partners are approved by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the preparation of general apartments, as well as for senior housing facilities. Many of the appraisal services that we provide are performed for Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loans on multi-family projects.

Property Appraisals and Areas of Expertise

Besides multi-family projects, Mainland Valuation Services also boasts significant experience with commercial valuation of other property types, including convenience stores and shopping centers, big box retail facilities, office buildings, warehouses, healthcare facilities, and many more. Recent projects include commercial real estate appraisals for drug stores such as Walgreens, self-storage facilities, and big box retail projects of up to 15 at a time.

Mainland Valuation's diverse pool of experience and utilization of a modern technology platform allows us to complete assignments on both single asset and portfolio properties in a timely and affordable manner.

Other Services by Mainland Valuation

Though we specialize in commercial real estate appraisals, Mainland Valuation Services makes use of a wide range of skills and expertise to provide our clients additional services, including litigation support, real estate consulting, condemnation appraisal, housing tax credit appraisals, insurance valuation, ad valorem tax appeals, and much more. Mr. Maier has served as an expert witness in several bankruptcy cases, including the Kroh Brothers and Woodland Race Tracks cases.

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Gerald Maier JD, CPA, MAI

Mr. Maier obtained both his undergraduate degree and law degree from the University of Kansas. A short stint in public accounting between the two degrees allowed him to attain his CPA while attending law school. His appraisal career started in 1986. Mainland Valuation Services was started shortly after he attained his MAI in 1992. Over the past 25+ years, Mr. Maier has appraised a broad range of real estate from multifamily and golf courses to office buildings and regional malls. His accounting and legal background has served him well in the appraisal industry. Mr. Maier holds general appraisal certifications in Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Curtis L. Frazier, MAI

Mr. Frazier has been with MVS since 1998 and a partner since 2004. Being in the industry since 1992, Frazier has experience valuing a wide variety of commercial properties including complex and special use assets, but the most significant experience is with multifamily housing.

Since 1998, Frazier has also been involved in the self-storage industry not only as a valuation expert, but as an investor. Presently, Frazier is the managing member of a self-storage portfolio and active in the industry.

Frazier's primary valuation focus typically involves income producing investments including but not limited to multifamily, lodging, office, retail, self-storage, and industrial.

Presently, Frazier holds general appraisal certifications in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, and Oklahoma. Frazier is also a licensed real estate broker in the state of Kansas.

Thomas M. Scaletty, MAI

Mr. Scaletty is a Partner and has been with Mainland Valuation Services since 1993. His valuation specialties include a myriad of multifamily projects as well as office, retail, self-storage, lodging, and industrial properties. The multifamily projects appraised by Mr. Scaletty include market rate, LIHTC, project based Section 8 housing, rehabilitation/conversion projects, condominium projects and proposed construction. When necessary, Mr. Scaletty has provided additional analysis valuing tax credits (historical, state and federal) and analysis of bond of special financing. Mr. Scaletty holds general certification licenses in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Texas.

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For commercial valuation in Kansas City, Omaha, or beyond, or for any of the other services that we provide, call Mainland Valuation Services at (913) 248-1700.