Mr. Lowe works as a special advisor to BSG, focusing on real estate valuation engagements. As Principal with Waronzof, Mr. Lowe is responsible for directing real estate consulting and valuation engagements including strategy and best practice analyses, market and highest & best use studies, market value and fair compensation appraisals; acquisition due diligence; economic feasibility analysis; and advanced financial analyses for large-scale project development. Mr. Lowe’s practice includes emphasis in litigation, investment analysis and counseling. His experience includes appraisal and consulting engagements across the continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii, Canada and Argentina, and includes such notable properties and projects as the West Edmonton Mall (Edmonton), South Coast Plaza Shopping Center (Costa Mesa), SBC Park (home to the San Francisco Giants), Belmont Learning Center (Los Angeles), the Kapolei City development in Hawaii, the Tren de la Costa project in Buenos Aires, a 5 million acre natural resource portfolio in Washington State, Ambassador College (Pasadena) redevelopment, Two Wall Street (New York), Boeing Field (Seattle), the Skywalker Ranch facility of director George Lucas (San Francisco), the three million square foot Air Force Plant #19 (San Diego), the 40 mile long Peninsula Commute Rail Corridor (San Francisco to San Jose), and the 4,000 acre Girdwood Development & Disposal Plan project (Anchorage).
Prior to founding Waronzof, Mr. Lowe was a Director in the Real Estate Consulting and Litigation Practice with Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles, and earlier a Vice President and Chief Appraiser with Arthur Gimmy International in San Francisco. He began his career as an appraiser and consultant in Anchorage. Mr. Lowe has been accepted as an expert witness in state and federal courts in the areas of real estate and going concern valuation, project feasibility and plan feasibility. He has over 39 years experience and is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), a member of The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). Additionally Mr. Lowe is an associate member of the Urban Land Institute and a member of Lambda Alpha, the Land Economics Society.