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Expert Witness and Specialty Services

Specialty Studies and Consulting Projects

Expert Witness Testimony 

Expert Witness TestemonyWhen disputes result in legal action it is critical to have the most knowledgeable and persuasive experts on your team. DSG's wide range of experience and superior communication skills position our firm as the best choice to help defend your rights in court.  Expert witness testimony includes the following subject matter:
  • Real estate market and asset valuation issues
  • Industry standard operating practices for apartment owners and managers
  • Land use policies, procedures, and practices
  • Zoning and code compliance issues
  • General economic, demographic and community development statistics

Resolution of Zoning and Code Compliance Issues

ZoningDSG can assist property owners and businesses in resolving a variety of governmental issues and in obtaining needed approvals, including:
  • Compliance with CEQA mitigation and monitoring program measures
  • Compliance with project conditions of approval
  • Conditional use permits
  • General plan amendments
  • LAFCO annexations
  • Local coastal plan amendments
  • State bonus density applications
  • Zone change and code compliance
Opinion of Value Assessments

Opinion of ValueDSG principals are uniquely qualified to assist property owners, investors and financial institutions in accurately assessing the current and projected market value of a variety of asset types, including:
  • Agricultural land  
  • Approved development proposals
  • Existing apartment properties
  • Mixed-use and commercial properties
  • Proposed renovation or repositioning of properties
  • Special use properties   
  • Vacant land without development entitlements

WorkoutDSG has a broad base of experience and tools to assist banks, trustees, property owners and advisers in the design and implementation of an effective work-out strategy for troubled assets. Services include:
  • Application for modifications to approved plans, as indicated by research  
  • Financial assessment of current project feasibility
  • Management of process for approvals for desired renovations or     remodeling
  • Recommendations for re-design of project entitlement approvals or existing property elements to enhance viability
Partial Client List
    • Numerous Private Developers
    • Interstate Brands Corporation
      Kansas City, Missouri
    • Trammel Crow Residential
      Costa Mesa, California
    • Avion Development, LLC
      San Diego, California
    • Interstate Equities Corporation (IEC)
      Los Altos, California
    • County of Ventura, Resource Management Agency and Planning Division
      Ventura, California
    • Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME)
      Ventura, California
    • Ventura County Housing Trust Fund
      Ventura, California
    • WATT Companies

    Santa Monica, California

    • Wheeler & Associates

    Westlake Village, California

    • A. Singer & Associates, Inc.

    Newbury Park, California

    • City of Goleta

    Goleta, California

    • City of Santa Paula

    Santa Paula, California

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