MTS Journal

1991  •  Volume 05  •  Issue 2

This issue is part of ASA's Journal of Technical Valuation Series. It covers valuing contaminated property, the hazards at sea, appraising industrial property, and more.
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Articles from this Issue

The Editor's Column

A special note from the Editor of ASA’s MTS Journal.
PAGE 3 Kent L. Osbourne, ASA

Valuing Contaminated Property: New And Unfamiliar Territory

The article discusses the impact of environmental contamination on property valuation, with a focus on recent court decisions and solutions to common problems that valuation professionals encounter when appraising contaminated property.
PAGE 4 Stephen M. Kline, ASA

Hazards At Sea -Real Case Histories: Some Questions For The Courts And The Experts

The article recounts a story of a marine surveyor who oversaw the conversion of a military harbor craft into a yacht and raises questions about the extent of the surveyor's responsibility and the need for due diligence.
PAGE 8 Donald W. Brandmeyer, NAMS

A Tax Court Appraises The Valuation Of Industrial Property

This article continues the earlier discussion by summarizing Agripac. Inc, y. Depart­ment of Revenue, a June 1990 decision by the OR Tax Court concerning the valuation of an owner-occupied, special-purpose industrial property.
PAGE 13 Kent L. Osborne, ASA and Richard A. Kaufman, ASA

Chairman's Corner

News from ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee.
PAGE 18 Leroy A. Ackermann, ASA