About GPA Evaluation
GPA Valuation is a commercial real estate appraisal and consulting company in Tacoma, Washington. We specialize in complex real estate appraisals of income property and land in the State of Washington. Our work ranges from multi-parcel projects and litigation consultation to appraisals of large and small scale facilities. We can be reached at 253-564-1342.
Established in 1978, GPA Valuation has evolved to offer a full range of appraisal and consulting services. The staff is well trained and knowledgeable in the field, each with 20 to 40 years of experience. Included on our staff of hardworking Washington State appraisers are three Appraisal Institute MAI designated appraisers.
Some of the projects over the 30-year history of the business include work for the acquisition of the Tacoma Dome site, a multi-purpose arena venue; litigation support for the ASARCO Class Action lawsuits and appraisals of ASARCO sites; appraisal of all properties for the Tacoma Convention Center; appraisal of the Kaiser Aluminum smelter - Port of Tacoma Blair Waterway; valuation of the KSTW Television Broadcast facility; and many other real estate interests for private concerns. governmental agencies, lending institutions and law firms.
Having apprenticed as an appraiser under the stewardship of Edward O. Greer, MAI since 1990, Richard E. Pinkley purchased the company in 2005 from Mr. Greer who had established Greer Patterson & Associates, Inc. in 1977. In 2005 the company began doing business as GPA Valuation. In 2011 Mr. Pinkley acquired the Trueman Appraisal Company, a company of long standing in the Tacoma area, and merged the two offices to become GPA Trueman.
GPA Valuation is committed to providing the highest level of quality and service to our clients. Our appraisers maintain both mandatory and voluntary continuing education requirements. In addition, our appraisal reports are completed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Code of Professional Ethics of the Appraisal Institute.
Our clients are both nationally and locally based and we are maintained on the approved appraiser list of many government agencies, mortgage companies, banks, trust departments, relocation companies and each appraiser is independently approved on the WSDOT approved appraiser list. Our clients include banks, federal, state, county and city governmental agencies, attorneys, local school districts, corporations, and individuals.
Senior appraisers at our firm have 20 to 30+ years of experience in commercial appraising and consulting. They are State-certified General Real Estate Appraisers, with two of the appraisers carrying the MAI designation. Their combined appraisal experience spans all types of improved and unimproved property throughout the state of Washington, as well as periodically in other states in the Pacific Northwest. The issues they address use a variety of approaches from basic sales comparison market value appraisals to complex valuations using multiple sales, cost and income approaches.
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Our contact information is:
7522 28th Street West
University Place, WA 98466 -4112 (Directions)