Entries by Shenehon Company

Inflation Update

by Emma Niemela Following the report of 5.4 percent inflation for the trailing twelve months ended June 2021, the Federal Reserve is predicting elevated inflation to be a temporary phenomenon, normalizing after the “perfect storm of high demand and low supply” ceases. However, multiple chief executives have differing opinions. According to the latest Bureau of […]

Comparing Controlling Interest Transactions – Common Mistakes Valuation Analysts Make When Using the Controlling Interest Transaction Method to Value a Business

by Cody Lindman When valuing a business, valuation analysts consider three approaches to value: the income approach, the market approach, and the asset approach. Two of the most common valuation methods within the market approach are the guideline public company method and the controlling interest transaction method. When utilizing the controlling interest transaction method, the […]

New Legislation Allows Appraisers to Perform Evaluations

by Natalie Mandley and Christopher Stockness The State of Minnesota recently passed legislation that allows appraisers to provide evaluations in addition to the appraisals they are already licensed to provide to the public. What does this legislation mean and how does it impact you? What has changed? The Appraisal Institute provides this explanation of what […]

We’re Hiring – Real Estate Valuation Analyst / Appraiser

Real Estate Valuation Analyst / Appraiser Company Description Founded in 1929, Shenehon Company is a highly respected and established commercial real estate and business valuation company. Shenehon provides clients with specialized knowledge necessary to solve their valuation problems. Shenehon is one of the few valuation firms in the nation to successfully integrate the practices of business […]

We’re Hiring – Business Valuation Analyst

Business Valuation Analyst Company Description Founded in 1929, Shenehon Company is a highly respected and established commercial real estate and business valuation company. Shenehon provides clients with specialized knowledge necessary to solve their valuation problems. Shenehon is one of the few valuation firms in the nation to successfully integrate the practices of business valuation and real […]

COVID-19 and Currency Circulation

by Emma Niemela Across the United States, businesses are displaying signs stating, “no cash”, “credit or debit only”, or “exact change only”. These signs appeared in July, seemingly connected to COVID-19. Concerned about whether cash is becoming extinct, I investigated why these signs are appearing and what it means for the future of coins and […]

The Complexity of Valuing Greenhouses

by Henry Walter The experience of driving through the fall countryside and seeing farmers and tractors harvesting crops may soon be replaced with visions of large industrial buildings packed with fully autonomous watering, air circulation, and advanced lighting systems. Global food and technology changes have accelerated this movement, which presents unique real estate valuation challenges […]

Uniquely Priced Assets: Professional Sports Teams

by Thomas Blomgren As the world is shuttered due to concerns over the outbreak of COVID-19, many have discussed the effects of the outbreak on the sporting world. The sudden disappearance of sports will erase at least $12 billion in revenue and hundreds of thousands of jobs in the United States, according to a recent […]

Are You Asking the Right Appraisal Question?

by John Schmick Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) are the minimum appraisal requirements that guide appraisers in providing appraisal services. In Minnesota, these requirements are codified into law requiring state licensing of real estate appraisers (Chapter 82B.195). An important part of USPAP is the Scope of Work Rule which requires that the appraiser […]

Valuing Companies and Real Estate During COVID-19

by Madeline Strachota Assumptions about the future are at the heart of valuation. Despite being a largely quantitative process, valuing a company or real estate relies on professional judgement and expectations about the future. The 2020 Global Pandemic is unlike any other economic crisis and poses unique valuation challenges. Sure, it has similarities to the […]