Bennett J. Sands, MAI, ASA


Principal | Calhoun Sands Valuation & Advisory, Inc.
1010 Huntcliff, Suite 2130
Atlanta, Georgia 30350
Office:  404.719.4904
Fax: 404.719.4902


Managing Partner of CSVA with 15 years of valuation and appraisal review experience across a broad range of property types on a local, regional and national basis. Generalized experience includes the valuation and consulting assignments on a  wide variety of commercial property types including office, industrial, multi-family,  retail, mixed-use, hospitality, special-purpose, going-concern properties, net leased investments, auto service facilities, auto dealerships, car wash facilities, billboard, and outdoor media, and golf course developments. Specialized experience is focused on the valuation of development property including proposed and remaining inventory subdivisions, mixed-use projects, and master-planned communities. Additional specialties include detailed residential market analysis and feasibility studies. 

Co-Founded CSVA, Inc. in 2013. Prior experience: Senior Appraiser at Lee &  Associates Valuation and Consulting Services, LLC; Senior Appraiser at The Appraisal  Group, Inc.; and Appraiser at Oracle Real Estate Services, Inc. 


University of Georgia – Terry College of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Real Estate 

Professional Activities & Affiliations 

Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)
Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) 

Appraisal Education 

National USPAP Course
Business Practices and Ethics
Real Estate Finance, Statistics, Valuation Modeling
General Appraiser Education from the Appraisal Institute
Advanced Income Capitalization
Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use
Advanced Concepts & Case Studies
ARGUS Discounted Cash Flow Valuation (ARGUS Software Certified)
Analyzing Tenant Credit Risk and Commercial Lease Analysis
Forecasting Revenue
Evaluating Commercial Construction
Appraising Convenience Stores
Appraising Automobile Dealerships
Subdivision Valuation 

State Licenses 

State of Alabama: Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G01466
State of Florida: State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RZ3959
State of Georgia: Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 336997
State of North Carolina: Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. A7857
State of South Carolina: Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 7163
State of Tennessee: Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 5426