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John Peebles

PLEASE NOTE: Under the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Practice (CUSPAP) , CRA members must use that designation in connection with the appraisal, review or consulting on individual undeveloped residential dwelling sites and of dwellings containing not more than four (4) self-contained family housing units.  Where a CRA Member signs a report beyond their scope of work, it must be co-signed by an AACI.

Under CUSPAP, prior to accepting an assignment or entering into an agreement to perform any assignment, an appraiser must have the knowledge and experience to complete the assignment competently, alternatively, take all steps necessary or appropriate to complete the assignment competently.

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John Peebles, AACI

Land Ethic Consulting Ltd. - Victoria, BC
Fee Appraiser
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EDUCATION • Graduate of the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Forestry (BSF 1977). • Appraisal Institute of Canada appraisal education program – recertified to December 2017. PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS • Accredited Appraiser, Appraisal Institute of Canada (AACI, P. App) since 1987. • Registered Professional Forester: 1981 to present (retired status in Sept 2014). PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS • Past-President BC Association, Appraisal Institute of Canada • Past National Board Director, Appraisal Institute of Canada • Published author – Canadian Property Valuation Magazine and The Scrivener. • Lecturer and Course Developer – UBC Sauder School of Business Real Estate Division EMPLOYMENT HISTORY • 1995 to Current: Principal Land Ethic Consulting Ltd, Victoria, B.C. • 2007 - Current: Independent Real Estate Appraiser & Consultant provides First Nation valuation and research services under contract to D.R. Coell & Associates Inc., Victoria, B.C. • 2000-2007: Manager, Valuation Policy and Research, BC Assessment Authority Victoria (head office). • 1995-2000: Principal, Land Ethic Consulting Ltd, Williams Lake, B.C. • 1995 to 1997: Research Director & Project Manager for Xat’sull First Nation Traditional Use Study (Soda Creek). • 1986-1995: Regional Manager, Ministry of Lands, Parks, and Housing (Williams Lake) • 1977-1986: Land Agent and Senior Land Manager for Ministry of Lands, Parks, and Housing (Prince George and Cranbrook) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Valuation • Commercial: Regional, community and neighbourhood shopping centres, single and multi-tenanted retail commercial, mixed-use, and office properties, resort and remote lodging facilities, marinas, rental apartments. • Development Land: expert in analysis of property development projects, including pro forma analysis for new commercial, multi-family, and mixed use projects. • Resource & Forest land, including integration of commercial forest valuations with land valuations. • Industrial: all types of light & heavy industrial and special purpose properties. • Institutional: right-of-ways, schools, telecommunications installations, submerged land. • First Nations Specific Claim valuation, BC Supreme Court Claims by First Nations, Reserve rental valuation and Reserve expert reports for Canada, the Province of B.C. and First Nation clients. • Partial and complete takings for Expropriation Act proceedings. • Ecological Gifts including partial and complete interests in property. Property Negotiations and Acquisition • Property Acquisition Agent for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for the Port Mann Highway 1 and Evergreen Rapid Transit Project, including total and partial takings, and management of expropriation files. • Agent for the Capital Regional District related to relocation of a significant heavy industrial tenant in the Victoria Inner Harbour. • Property Acquisition Agent for BC Transit concerning the Uptown Transit Exchange and Cowichan Valley Transit Yard. • Agent for commercial marina operators on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland to secure new or replacement tenures from the Province and Local Government. Expert Reports • Expert reports and briefs for appeals before the Property Assessment Appeal Board. • Expert reports for BC Supreme Court proceedings. • Expert reports and consulting advice for Commercial Arbitration proceedings. • Expert reports for First Nations Specific Land Claims Tribunal. Appraisal Review • Appraisal review and reconciliation of independent appraisals for property negotiations purposes, commercial arbitration, and a range of civil litigation matters. Valuation & Market Research • BC Transit transit yard and rapid transit real estate requirements. • Market research for student housing at Camosun College. • Market research for conversion & renovation of heritage era buildings. • Financial and market analysis of re-development options for the Royal BC Museum. • Highest and Best Use Study and business analysis for Cowichan Tribes heritage centre at Cowichan IR1. • Delivery of commercial real estate training for private institutional clients. • Research project for Environment Canada on the communication of Ecological Gifts program to real estate brokers, accountants, and others. Clients • First Nations • Provincial & Federal Governments, Crown Corporations, First Nations and Government Sponsored Enterprises, and Local Governments • Lending Institutions • Private and corporate clients