A tax partner that helps keeps your buildings leased, and maximizes returns for ownership

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Valuing Industrial Buildings: Unique Challenges

Functional Variability

Industrial buildings often serve multiple purposes, such as manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics. Assessing their value requires a comprehensive understanding of these various functions and their impact on the property’s overall worth.

Infrastructure Assessment

Industrial buildings typically feature specialized infrastructure and equipment, which necessitate accurate assessment and evaluation to determine their contribution to the property’s value. 22′ clear heights instead of 40′? Specialized racking? All of these factor into a building’s assessment.

Market Dynamics

The market demand for industrial properties can fluctuate based on factors such as location, economic conditions, and industry vacancy rates. Staying abreast of these dynamics is crucial for accurate valuation.

Achieving Lower Valuations: Our Approach

Comprehensive Analysis

Our team of experts conducts a thorough analysis of the property, taking into account various factors such as location, size, infrastructure, market demand, and operational capabilities. This comprehensive assessment ensures an accurate valuation reflective of the property’s true worth.

Market Knowledge

We stay up-to-date with the latest sale price trends, market dynamics, and vacancy rates. This enables us to leverage our insights to negotiate for lower valuations based on market conditions and comparable property assessments.

Tax Optimization Strategies

Our experienced professionals identify opportunities for exemptions, reductions, and other tax benefits specific to distribution warehouses and industrial buildings. Through careful examination of tax regulations and local incentives, we help our clients minimize their tax liabilities while maintaining compliance.


A full life-cycle partner from acquisition to disposition


Pre-Acquisition Reports

Our team prepares tax projections for you as you are in the due diligence and underwriting period. Quick numbers, or a full report for an equity partner.


Real Estate Tax Appeals & Litigation

Our team is aggressive through the board level to achieve favorable results. We pursue and partner with you through litigation when needed.


Budget Estimates and Future Tax Projections

Our experts guide you in future tax projections, utilizing local knowledge of historical trends to help you budget going forward.


Tax Bill Audit & Check Writing Services

Full outsourcing of the check writing process is available through KEA. We paid more than $2 Billion in property taxes alone last year on behalf of clients.

Industrial & Distribution by the numbers.


industrial/manufacturing buildings appealed annually


assets greater than $5MM in value


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Best in class software architecture for real estate appeal management

Our large, in-house software development team has built a first-class web-based application that is proprietary to KEA. This allows for portfolio tracking, immediate document downloads (notices, bills), accruals, and status tracking.


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Case Study: South Texas Distribution

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Case Study: East Texas Warehouse

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