Is The Retail Real Estate Glut Getting Worse? >
The fall of the Toys “R” Us chain, with more than 700 U.S. stores, shows how much retail real estate has changed in just the last decade. When KKR & Co., Bain Capital, and Vornado Realty Trust took over the company in 2005, the buyers justified the $7.5 billion price, in part, because of the supposedly valuable properties that came with the deal. Read More
Or is the death of retail greatly exaggerated? >
In addition to tricked-out trees and
looping tracks of “White Christmas,”
our most recently-ended holiday season featured one account after another of
the retail industry’s impending doom.
ut, there are a few contrarian voices out there that see fresh green shoots sprouting from the imagined rubble. Read More
Could Proposition 13 reform help ease the state’s housing crisis? >
If you’ve heard of Proposition 13, you probably know that it cut property taxes back in 1978, which reduced funding for public schools and other services. It also has a lot to do with the state’s shortage of housing and, many argue, the fact that rents are so darn high. Read More
+ Prep & Trial Seminar Set for June 7-8 at UNC >
The 2018 IAAO Preparation and Trial of the Property Tax Appeal Seminar will be held at the University of North Carolina - School of Government on June 7-8. The two-day training for attorneys, assessors, and appraisal personnel who want to be better prepared for appeals. The topics will focus on trial ethics, the use of technology at trial, analyzing appraisal reports, review appraisers and rebuttal witnesses, and trial mechanics. Besides the mock trial, attendees will also hear experts speak, participate in deliberations, and hear panel discussions from various viewpoints. Read More
+ Submit 2018 IAAO Award Nominations by May 1 >
Nominations must be submitted via e-mail to awards@iaao.org by May 1, 2018. A completed nomination form (available at www.iaao.org/awards) and all supporting documentation must be included in the e-mail. Read More
+ 2018 IAAO Election Information >
Information for members interested in running for the IAAO Executive board has been posted. Information must be submitted by July 1 for the elections, which will take place in November. Read More
+ 2018 Annual Conference Registration Now Open >
The 84th Annual International Conference on Assessment Administration will be held September 23–26, 2018 in Minneapolis. Registration is now open. Read More
+ Flash Book Sale >
World Book Day is April 23. To celebrate, we are taking 25% off all printed books purchased in our online bookstore. Link to Bookstore 
+ Local Habitat office appeals for tax exemptions >
Habitat for Humanity made an appeal Tuesday morning to the County Board of Equalization at the Platte County Courthouse for tax exemptions on its existing 10 land lots. Read More
+ Residential property prices set to plunge up to $1000 a week: AMP Capital >
Median residential property prices in Melbourne and Sydney are expected to drop by up to $1000 a week this year with additional falls in 2019, according to Shane Oliver, chief economist for AMP Capital. Read More
+ Another Amherst reassessment? Maybe in 2020 >
Amherst property owners might be going through another reassessment in less than two years. The town last year put a new value on each of its 44,000 properties, but officials are already eyeing 2020 for the next project – a year earlier than anticipated. Read More
Brown and Outagamie County leaders say Wisconsin must close 'dark stores' loophole >
Owners of about 200 big-box stores in Wisconsin have challenged local property tax assessments using "dark store theory," which claims the tax value of active stores should be the same as comparably sized stores that are closed. Read More
+ Sarasota, Florida >
Appraisal Operations Director for the Sarasota County Property Appraiser See More
+ Washington, DC >
Deputy Chief, Assessment Services Division for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer - Government of the District of Columbia See More
+ Greenwich, CT >
Real Estate Appraiser for the Town of Greenwich See More
+ Tyler, TX >
Statistical Analyst/Appraiser for the Smith County Appraisal District See More
+ Juneau, AK >
Appraiser I & Appraiser II for the City & Borough of Juneau See More

+ Orlando, FL >
Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Analyst I, II & III  See More

+ Fayetteville, NC >
Senior Appraisal Specialist for Cumberland County Tax Administration  See More
+ Sarasota, FL >
Commercial Appraiser for Sarasota County  See More
International Association
of Assessing Officers
314 West 10th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Share news:
Keith Robison
Don't want these emails?
Unsubscribe here.