Nurseries and Tree Farms – What are They Worth?

January 26, 2024

Nurseries and Tree Farms – What are They Worth? Nursery and tree farm appraisals serve multiple critical purposes, including facilitating investor interest, securing bank loans, supporting merger negotiations, assessing viability for new business ventures, providing collateral valuations, and determining an accurate sales price. Along with a monetary value, consider the impact of nurseries and tree […]

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The Role of Tree Farm and Nursery Appraisals in Product Liability Lawsuits

December 20, 2023

  In the complex arena of product liability lawsuits, where issues surrounding tree-related damages are at the forefront, the value of tree farm and nursery appraisals cannot be underestimated.  These assessments are instrumental in understanding the extent of damages, determining liability, and securing fair compensation.  In this blog post, we explore the critical role of […]

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Valuing Trees: Net Perspective

January 18, 2022

Valuing trees: Net perspective Insurance adjusters and attorneys, not to mention arborists, are often confronted with a tree or plant that is not yet ready for the open marketplace and resultant comparable pricing. It has value, but how to value it becomes the question. I was involved in such a case. Several thousand trees that […]

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Appraisal: Nursery/Tree Farm

January 11, 2022

Appraisal: Nursery/Tree Farm The most difficult assignment for an arborist or other professional appraiser is evaluating  a nursery or tree farm, and the required expertise is exponentially greater if business damages are involved. Further, if the assignment falls under eminent domain, an even greater degree of expertise is required. Nursery and tree farm appraisals are […]

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Insurance Claims for My Review

April 26, 2021

I am most fortunate as an arborist to accept a large number of insurance claims for my review and comment. Sometimes I find myself across from the insurance companies. In this matter, an insurance company had refused a claim for approximately $88,000. An 18-wheeler had crossed the road and destroyed the front rows of a […]

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A Claim for Damaged Trees

December 30, 2020

A claim for damaged trees came to my client, an insurance company. The claimant was seeking restoration for two trees with a diameter of 12 and 16 inches, respectively. The claimant sought the help of a nurseryman and certified arborist. The proposal was for 14 2” replacement trees to total the casualty diameter measurements of […]

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