COVID-19 Effect on the Gas Stations, Convenience Stores and Car Wash Markets Part 2

In our first article, published March 26, 2020, we explored the anticipated impacts of COVID-19 on petroleum and c-store (convenience store) retailers and car wash operators.  In those […]

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COVID-19 Effect on the Gas Stations, Convenience Stores and Car Wash Markets

As of 9 AM March 24, 2020 there are 50,206 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States representing 12% of global confirmed cases. Approximately one third […]

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Petroleum, Driverless Vehicles, and Alternative Fueling

Froboese Realty Advisors, a well-respected Regional AMC (Appraisal Management Company) recently questioned RPC in an effort to better understand current and future trends in the Petroleum Industry and […]

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Value Trends in Gas Stations and Car Washes

Within the valuation of a special-use going-concern, there are generally two primary relevant metrics to examine: the Gross Profit Multiplier (GPM) and the Capitalization Rate. The former measures […]

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What You Should Know About Cap Rates

Capitalization rate adjustments can be a subject of confusion for many brokers, lenders, and appraisers alike. Ultimately, however, they can be broken down into two components: credit rating […]

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Compressed Natural Gas, The Next Alternative Fuel?

In the realm of potentiality, where does Compressed Natural Gas stand? A shift is evident as new alternative fuels become more readily available and accepted by the general […]

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SBA’s Recent Changes to Standards of Operating Procedures

In today’s market, most financing for complex going-concern valuations of gas station and car wash properties are performed by SBA lenders.  The purpose of this article is to […]

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Condemnation – Appraising Gas Stations and Car Washes

How to Ensure Just Compensation for Business and Goodwill Retail Petroleum Consultants (RPC) specializes in complex valuations of gas station and car wash properties throughout the United States.  […]

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Geographic Competency: Appraising Gas Stations and Car Washes Without Borders

With HQs in California, we are often asked how we can provide credible valuations in markets that are often thousands of miles distant from our home base? Gaining […]

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“Clean” Versus Contaminated Gas Stations

Contamination is somewhat commonplace in gas station properties, especially for older properties built prior to the EPA 1998 mandate that required all single wall underground storage tanks (USTs) […]

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