About Us

Would you hire your family doctor to perform a highly specialized surgery on your vocal chords, or you would choose to hire an Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) specialist to perform the surgery? The answer is simple… you would choose the ENT doctor every time because he or she has the necessary specialized experience, skills, and tools to more accurately complete the surgery. Why wouldn’t the same be true in the world of commercial real estate valuation?

Specialty Valuation Group (SVG) is a full-service commercial real estate appraisal firm that is dedicated to providing superior valuation, market study, and evaluation services throughout multiple regions in the United States. Our team has also built a unique reputation as leading experts in the valuation of special-use, freestanding, and often owner/business-occupied commercial properties throughout the United States.

In addition the appraisal of retail, office, industrial, and multifamily properties, our group has significant experience in the valuation and appraisal of the following special-use property types:

  • Churches/Schools
  • Government Buildings
  • Automotive Dealerships
  • Automotive Repair Facilities
  • Car Washes
  • Restaurants
  • Daycare Centers
  • Banquet Centers
  • Funeral Homes
  • Bowling Alleys
  • Movie Theaters
  • Aquariums
  • Shooting/Driving Ranges
  • Gas/Convenient Stores
  • Self-Storage
  • Marinas
  • Landfills
  • Subdivisions
  • Medical/Dental/Veterinary CRE
  • Large Mixed-Use Facilities
  • R&D Ind Facilities
  • Single-Tenant, Net-Leased
  • Lumber Yards
  • Fitness Clubs, and more…

SVG Leadership

Aaron C. Wright, MAI, MRICS, ASA
President | Executive Managing Director

With more than two decades of national real estate appraisal experience in all property types, Aaron C. Wright, MAI, MRICS, ASA is the founder, President, and Executive Managing Director of Specialty Valuation Group (SVG). Mr. Wright spearheads company initiatives and integration for all of the firm’s service lines, overseeing all operations across the Midwest, and throughout the United States for some property types. Additional responsibilities include valuation quality control, local/regional/national business development, and customer care.

Experience has largely focused on evaluating and appraising residential, retail, multifamily, industrial, and office properties. Mr. Wright has built a career and reputation in the industry as a specialist in appraising unique, special-use property types such as, automotive dealerships, funeral homes, restaurants, schools, churches, and many more. Clients served include accountants, developers, investment firms, law firms, and lenders.

Mr. Wright currently serves as the Government Relations Chair for the Ohio Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, after serving as President of the chapter in 2018. He also served on the local Columbus Board of Realtors’ Appraisal Committee and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Ohio. Additionally, Aaron is a member of several industry associations, such as the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA), and the National Association of Realtors. Mr. Wright is truly passionate about the appraisal industry and strives to elevate the profession on a daily basis.

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