J. Shelby Edwards, III, MAI


Director | Calhoun Sands Valuation & Advisory, Inc.

1010 Huntcliff, Suite 2130
Atlanta, Georgia 30350
Office: 404.719.4901
Fax: 404-719-4902



Commercial real estate appraiser with 31 years of valuation experience across a broad range of property types on a local, regional, and national basis. Prior experience includes valuation and consulting assignments on a wide variety of commercial property types including office, medical office, industrial, multi-family, retail, shopping centers, mixed-use properties, special-purpose properties, going-concern properties, daycare centers, poultry farms, residential subdivisions, restaurants, right-of-way acquisitions, senior housing, marinas, net leased investments, auto service facilities, auto dealerships, car wash facilities, gas/convenience stores, conservation easements, timberland, vacant land, and self-storage.

Prior work experience: Associate Appraiser at Keaton & Associates; President at J.S. Edwards & Associates, Inc.; Vice President at Chattahoochee Valuation Group, LLC.


University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Banking and Finance

Professional Designation/Licenses

Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)
State of Georgia: Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 5035

Appraisal Education

National USPAP Course
Business Practices and Ethics
Real Estate Appraisal Principles
Advanced Income Capitalization
Highest and Best Use / Market Analysis
Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
Report Writing and Valuation Analysis
Advanced Applications
Supervising Appraisal Trainees Appraiser Course
Forecasting Revenue
USPAP Update Course
Eminent Domain and Condemnation
Subdivision Valuation
Appraising Convenience Stores
Analyzing Distressed Real Estate
Business Practice and Ethics
Appraisal of Nursing Facilities

State Licenses

State of Georgia Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 5035