Developers Research provides land owners, investors, developers and builders with comprehensive financial evaluation services on all types of property from individual projects and master plans to large residential and commercial portfolios. Its specialties also include the assessment of corporate-owned and environmentally impaired real estate assets.
The Irvine, California consulting firm is highly regarded for evaluating value and risk associated with every facet of real estate acquisition, disposition and development. Its services have been retained by more than 170 private and publicly held companies as well as local and regional governments. Developers Research was founded in 1997 by President Barry Gross, a certified public accountant with three decades of real estate development and homebuilding experience. Through a systematic, thorough and objective financial analysis of every property, Developers Research ensures that each client receives a clear understanding of potential profit – and, more importantly, costs - of developing a specific parcel of real estate. The company provides a wide range of services including cost estimating and financial analysis, due diligence, strategic optimization and grading analysis. It also can take on management tasks such as bid package preparation, inspection and control fund disbursement. The firm’s methods are based on standard financial and accounting practices combined with its proprietary mathematical models.