Contemporary Highest and Best Use Issues

Date: May 18, 2022

Location: Kentwood, MI

Great Lakes Chapter
Mrs. Kaczor
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids - Airport
3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd., SE
Kentwood, MI 49512
Rice, MAI, David


This four hour seminar provides continuing education for Michigan Appraisers and Assessors.  The definition of highest and best use is reviewed including USPAP citations in Standards 1-3, 2-2 and 6-8.  Court cases where highest and best use was an issue are identified.


Special highest and best use issues are discussed including legal non-conforming uses, interim uses, multiple uses, speculative and special purpose properties. 


Examples of changing highest and best use by property sector (retail, office, industrial, residential and special purpose) are presented. 


Current valuation issues around highest and best use are highlighted including big box retail and mails.

Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be issued prior May 4tha partial refund will apply if the request is received by May 11th.  No refund after May 11th.

Additional Information

Check in: 7:45 am
Class 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Coffee, Tea in the morning. Lunch is on your own. 

National Disclaimer

This Educational Program was developed and organized by the Appraisal Institute Chapter offering the Program with the intent of addressing topic(s) of current local interest solely for educational and informational purposes. The Appraisal Institute national organization was not involved in developing or organizing the Program.

The content of this Program, including but not limited to any written materials and presenter comments, does not represent the viewpoint of the Appraisal Institute (defined as including but not limited to, the national organization, its Regions, Chapters, members, candidates, affiliates and staff) unless formally adopted by the national Board of Directors. Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program. The content of the Program is subject to court decisions and local, state and federal laws and regulations and any such revisions of such laws and regulations.

This Program is presented with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services. Nothing in the Program is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, attendees and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice or services from appropriate professionals.

State Credit

Please note that 100% attendance is required in order to receive any approved state credit or to be awarded AI CE points. It is imperative that you check with your state board for state approval information before completing registration.

Other Information

If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the sponsor at least two weeks in advance for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.

The Appraisal Institute reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the program and to change instructor assignments and facility locations at any time.