Timothy (Tim) R. Down is a Senior Consultant with G-Force Advisors Inc. Tim has over 20 years’ experience as a property assessor, appraiser, sales agent and property tax consultant in British Columbia. His primary field of expertise is property tax including property assessment, market/current valuation, equity and taxation matters. He has extensive assessment and consulting experience in urban, suburban and rural communities throughout British Columbia.
Formerly, Tim spent 11 years as an Appraisal Supervisor with the BC Assessment Authority in Northwest BC and the Eastern Fraser Valley Assessment offices where he participated and completed annual reassessments and was responsible for the closure, audit and defence of the assessment roll for all classes of property. Since leaving BCAA, his assignments have ranged from the reassessment of rural residential properties to the appeal of Regional Shopping Centres and office towers in Greater Vancouver. He has been qualified and accepted as an expert in the area of real property valuation for property assessment and taxation matters before a variety of tribunals including the Property Assessment Appeal Board, Tsawout First Nation Board of Review, Westbank First Nation Board of Review and the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Previously, Tim also was the Director of Realty Tax Services with Colliers International in Vancouver (2001-05) and more recently was Vice President, Property Tax Services, Western Canada with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Real Estate Advisory & Transaction Services practice, now owned by G-Force Group. Currently, he also operates his own business, PacWest Commercial Real Estate Advisors, based in Kelowna BC.