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Cell Tower Valuation

CRED provides precise Replacement Cost New (RCN) estimates for use in the computation of Business Personal Property taxation for local taxing jurisdictions.  With more than thirty (30) years of industry experience, our highly skilled professionals work closely with Tax Assessors, Tax Collectors, and/or Tax Appraisers to develop a smooth and complete reassessment of antenna structures, ancillary components, wireless carrier equipment and hardening cost.  For complete information about our services, read Step-By-Step Process.

As an Independent Analyst CRED is cognizant that every cell site is unique and must be assessed on a case-by-case basis. We also realize that a consistent process is necessary for useful means of a reassessment of such equipment. Our equipment specifications and pricing sheets reflect the cost of industry leaders such as TESSCO, Valmont, Ericsson, Generac, Rohn and Sabre Industries [shelter name] in excess of seventy (70) equipment parameters.  See the Sample SUMMARY pages for further information.  

To make the process easy for you, we do the following tasks related to the documentation of and in compliance with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Standards:

Visual Survey | Equipment Inventory |Cost Estimation | Verification

Communication Tower Appraisals

Owners of real estate in the vicinity of communication or cell tower facilities have to contend with matters concerning taxation, eminent domain issues, and other technical and legal compliance requirements. This involves the preparation of replacement costs for tax assessors, collectors, commissioners, and local boards responsible for business personal property valuation and taxation. New estimates for antenna structures, compound improvements, and the introduction of wireless carrier equipment can also be included. To make the process easy for you, we do the following tasks related to the documentation of and in compliance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards:

Reconnaissance | Inventory | Cost Estimation | Verification

Commercial Lending

As time passes, people and companies eventually need to develop, improve, and redevelop real estate properties to enable their investments to acquire greater value in the market. Some entities that do not have enough financial muscle to do so can opt for commercial lending options. Our company brokers business loans for construction proceeds, mezzanine financing, and permanent financing with the following financial institutions as partners:

Bank of America™ | BB&T™ | Columbus Bank and Trust Company™ | General Electric™

Bond Underwriting

Our underwriting expertise includes experience with all kinds of bonds, such as:

General Obligation Bonds | Revenue Bonds | Tax Increment Financing | Tax-Allocation District