Services Providing Outstanding Real Estate Investment and Advisory Services PetroGroup Realty Advisors, Inc. provides outstanding services in the following areas: Educational Seminars and Publications The vision of the Commercial Real Estate Program is to be the “knowledge building blueprint” that provides the education necessary to build the professional skills which bridge the gap and increase worth between entry level students and advanced level practitioners in the area of commercial investment real estate. The Program consists of a series of seminar modules presented in various formats including one and two day 7 hour presentations, all based upon manuscripts, including published manuscripts, written by the author Joseph L. Petrole, CCIM, MAI. These manuscripts included “Essentials of Commercial Real Estate”, “Financial and Investment Analysis for Commercial Real Estate”, An Insider's Guide to Acquiring Commercial Real Estate and Mastering Commercial Real Estate Market Cycles and Building Wealth. Participants can either attend the 4 seminar program, attend a specific seminar, participate in Webinar Modules or purchase the manuscripts which are utilized in the seminars. The Manuscripts, Seminars and Commercial Real Estate Program are designed to be flexible enough for individual use, in a seminar series, for educational credit and general investment or licensing information." Litigation Support Services Litigation support services encompass all areas of our expertise, which may be utilized by legal counsel or court of law. We have significant experience and a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of our core services and can successfully employ our expertise in a courtroom setting in the capacity of an expert witness, including depositions, testimony, and counseling. If you are going to court over a real estate issue, we at PetroGroup can help you with your case. We are very familiar with real estate litigation, and we provide expert witness services. We are comfortable both on the stand or writing depositions. We can also advise you on other aspects of your real estate case. We will help you strengthen your case so that you can win. Appraisal Review Services PetroGroup has developed Comprehensive Appraisal Review services, which are regularly used by financial institutions, lenders, regulators, and litigation support. It is a counseling tool that clients can rely on for an unbiased opinion of appraisal report compliance. We have prepared hundreds of Comprehensive Appraisal Reviews domestically and internationally and are recognized experts. Review Process – The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) requires compliance with USPAP. We have developed a proprietary comprehensive review format that indicates compliance with each of these regulatory requirements by way of a checklist. The checklist contains ±120 questions, which are based on specific sections of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Valuation Advisory Services VAS services include market valuations, investment valuations, prospective valuations for proposed properties, retrospective valuations for existing or proposed properties, portfolio valuations, valuation of partial interests such as those in a limited partnership, brokers' opinion of value, non-valuation advisory, and consulting and review services. Market Analysis Market analysis services are a core component of valuations, transaction (sales) offering memorandums, and capital market (financing) underwriting memorandums. A key component in any development decision, market analysis encompasses a hierarchy of interrelated studies including Market Studies, Marketability Studies, Feasibility Studies, Highest and Best Use Studies, Alternative Use Studies, Exit Strategy Studies, and Investment Analysis. Market analysis provides the credibility for opinions of value required by buyers, sellers, lenders, investors, underwriters, and other users of real estate. Specialized Services Specialized services are custom-designed for a particular valuation, litigation, or other specific client or engagement need. These services include establishing fair market rent for lease negotiations and arbitration; determination of economic damages resulting from construction delays or deficiencies; and evaluating economic, market, and property-related risk factors for investors and lenders utilizing sophisticated real estate market cycle forecasting techniques. Transaction Services Transaction services are real estate brokerage services provided on behalf of a principal, either a seller or buyer of real estate. As an agent for the owner-seller, PetroGroup’s role is to determine the appropriate market position and price and then close investment-grade property transactions. As an agent for the buyer, PetroGroup’s role is to understand and implement the buyers’ acquisition objectives, identify and price, and then close investment-grade property transactions. Transaction services also include the preparation of offering memorandums, transaction advisory services, and transaction due diligence services. Certain transaction services are implemented through PetroGroup Capital Advisors, Inc. Capital Markets Services Capital market services are mortgage brokerage and capital structuring services provided on behalf of a principal, usually a borrower of capital. Capital may be in the form of debt, mezzanine, or equity financing. Our expertise includes the ability to locate and secure capital. Capital market services include the preparation of underwriting memorandums, capital advisory services, and capital due diligence services. Certain capital markets services are implemented through PetroGroup Capital Advisors, Inc.