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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The Most Misunderstood Component

February 1, 2022

The most misunderstood component in a consulting assignment is fertilizers and fertilization. Of course, there are many other components, such as  wrongful death and personal injury assignments that inculcate differences from breach of contract or negligence in the marketplace disputes. But the most misunderstood component of fertilizers and fertilization is especially true of landscape architects […]

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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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Trees or Cut Timber?

January 4, 2022

Trees or Cut Timber? In this matter, a new consultant to tree appraisals found herself across from me in an assignment regarding the cutting of trees without permission, and a trespass. A logger clear-cut 10 acres of standing pine trees on a property that did not belong to his client. A misunderstanding at best. A […]

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New Tree Species and Varieties

May 6, 2021

New Tree Species and Varieties. Coming to Your Town Soon. The World Tree Organization (WTO) has just released three new species of trees permitted to be grown in cities and private landscapes. This much-awaited list came at the expense of many who wanted more ornamental varieties introduced to the landscape. Frederick Birch, president of the […]

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