Real Estate & Construction

Compass Lexecon economists marry deep experience in financial and antitrust economics with extensive knowledge of the real estate and construction industries. Our professionals’ expertise in real estate economics plays a vital role in a variety of cases, including but not limited to: valuation of properties or portfolios; estimation of damages; analysis of the determinants of home price changes and mortgage-related losses in residential mortgage-backed securities litigation; antitrust analysis in the construction and heavy equipment industries; estimation of damages in breach of contract cases; and valuation and damages analyses for litigation related to construction defects and delays and insurance disputes.

Specific industries and areas of expertise include:

  • Antitrust and Merger Analysis
  • Real Estate Brokerages
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
  • Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Construction
  • Mortgage Origination, Servicing, and Modification
  • Mortgage Securitization, including subordination, credit analysis, and pricing
  • Construction Materials and Heavy Equipment
  • Analysis in the context of breach of contract, construction defects and delays, and insurance disputes
  • Business Valuation