Barber & Associates


About Us

Barber & Associates is a commercial real estate appraisal firm which covers the Richmond MSA, Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck, and Tidewater areas. We provide appraisals of office buildings, industrial properties, retail/shopping centers, multi-family properties, hotels, planned unit developments (PUDs), undeveloped land, subdivision acquisition and development, and timber land. 

Our Firm


From narrative Appraisal Reports to succinct rent studies to pro forma preparation and analysis, we can tailor our services to meet the needs of lenders, developers, and investors.


Our designated MAI and Certified General appraisal staff has decades of experience with all property types.


Our office staff utilizes the Cloud for seamless IT services. We can provide you with a variety of reports from .pdfs to bound hard copy reports.

Contact Us

Contact us today to find out how we can help with your valuation needs.

Commercial Property Types


Henrico Doctor's MOB

From owner-occupied condos to multi-tenant mid-rise towers in the Financial District, Barber & Associates is an expert office valuation firm.


Brick and mortar retail is undergoing upheaval. Amazon is displacing many traditional retailers. However, we have our finger on the pulse of retail.


Phillip Morris

Is 24' clear-span high enough? Does rail access command a premium? Let our industrial appraisers help.


As with the rest of the US, investors can't find enough multi-family investment property to purchase in Richmond, VA. Before you buy/lend, call us.


Recreational waterfront land, retail pad sites, subdivision A&D work....we are valuation experts for all.

Appraisal Needs


Barber & Associates serves local, regional, and national lenders. Non-lending clients include attorneys, accountants, and private individuals.


Banks engage us for loan underwriting. Accountants will direct clients to us for tax purposes, i.e., estate planning, inheritance, divorce proceedings, etc. Attorneys utilize our services for expert witness testimony, government right-of-way acquisitions, and complex lease/sale negotiations.


Customer: I'm buying a commercial property and I need a commercial appraisal. Can you help me?

BA: We can, but you wouldn't be able to give the appraisal to your bank for your loan. The bank must engage us.

Potential Client: Do you have a fee range?

BA: Generally, fees range from $1,500 for a simple Restricted Appraisal of vacant land to $5,000 for complex acquisition and development assignments.

Customer: The appraisal of my home cost $400. Why does the appraisal of my office building cost $3,000?

BA: A commercial appraisal typically includes detailed analyses of comparable sales, leases, and expenses, usually in a narrative report format. The appraisal of your home was most likely done on a standard form, which takes much less time.

Developer: I'm preparing a development pro forma to take to a lender for an acquisition and development loan. Can Barber & Associates help?

BA: We can help prepare or review the analysis, with independent and unbiased eyes. Also, we cannot perform the appraisal for the lender. Contact us for more information.

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Barber & Associates Appraisers and Consultants

2400 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060

(804) 347-6908


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed