At Western Property Advisors, we understand the importance of property tax appeals and strive to assist our clients in achieving fair and accurate property tax assessments. Recently, we handled a complex industrial property tax appeal for a newly constructed power plant in Orange County, California. With expertise in a wide range of property tax matters, including real estate and personal property, we conducted a thorough tax appeal process encompassing various elements such as construction in progress, possessory interests, base year appeals, Prop 8 appeals, and economic obsolescence. Through comprehensive documentation, expert reports, and compelling testimony, we successfully navigated the property tax appeal hearing, resulting in one of the most significant tax savings for a single site in California’s history.
Our client, the owner of a recently constructed power plant in Orange County, approached us with concerns about their industrial property tax assessments. They believed that the assessments did not accurately reflect the actual value of the facility. Recognizing the significance of the appeal and the potential for substantial tax savings, our client engaged Western Property Advisors to handle the property tax appeal for both the real estate and personal property components of their industrial facility.
Given the complexity of the case, the professionals of Western Property Advisors embarked on a comprehensive property tax appeal process. We reviewed all aspects of the industrial property, including construction in progress, value upon completion, possessory interests, real property, personal property, fixtures, economic obsolescence, and various appeal types such as base year appeals and Prop 8 appeals.
Our approach involved gathering extensive documentation and evidence from multiple sources to support our critical points during the property tax appeal hearing. We compiled written reports, enlisted the expertise of industry professionals, and presented compelling testimony to showcase the discrepancies between the initial tax assessments and the actual value of the industrial facility.
Thanks to our thorough preparation and careful presentation, we achieved a successful outcome for our client in the settlement, mid-hearing. Throughout the property tax appeal hearing, our professionals skillfully presented documented evidence, expert reports, and persuasive testimony. Our researched approach and attention to detail ensured that relevant factors were considered. This enabled us to build a strong case for a fair and accurate property tax assessment.
Recognizing the strength of our arguments and the thorough nature of our documentation, the authorities agreed to a settlement mid-hearing. This resulted in one of the largest tax savings for a single site in California history. Our client not only achieved a substantial reduction in property taxes but also obtained a fair and accurate assessment that reflected the true value of their industrial facility.
The successful Orange County industrial facility property tax appeal conducted by Western Property Advisors demonstrates our commitment to providing comprehensive and effective property tax appeal services. Through our expertise in handling various property tax matters, we successfully navigated the complexities of the tax appeal process for our client’s newly constructed power plant. Our thorough analysis, encompassing construction in progress, possessory interests, real property, personal property, fixtures, economic obsolescence, and different appeal types, allowed us to present a compelling case during the property tax appeal hearing.
If you find yourself in need of an industrial facility property tax appeal in Orange County, California, or require assistance with commercial property tax matters, trust the professionals at Western Property Advisors. Our team has a proven track record of achieving significant tax savings and fair property tax assessments for our clients. Contact us to schedule a consultation and discover how we can assist you in navigating the property tax appeal process and obtaining fair taxation for your industrial facility.
Director, Valuation Services