Martens Appraisals

Carter Girrens

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About Carter
A native of Wichita, Carter began his career with Martens in 1996 as an appraisal assistant while completing his degree at Wichita State University. After leaving WSU with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Economics he began full-time employment with Martens in the appraiser trainee program. After completing the program and earning Kansas General Appraisal State Certification in 2000 he moved to the Kansas City area and coordinated the opening of the company's new appraisal office in Overland Park in 2003. After growing that office he returned to the Wichita headquarters in 2007 and is currently an advanced candidate in the pursuit of the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.

Certifications
Certified General Real Property Appraiser - Kansas No. G-1570
Experience
Primary area of practice focuses on industrial facilities, however Carter regularly performs appraisal services on all types of commercial real estate including auto service and sales; office buildings, including multi-tenant, medical and corporate single tenant offices; retail centers, including neighborhood, community and "big-box" retail properties; restaurants, including local, fast food and national chains; self-storage facilities and vacant land. In addition, Carter focuses on large eminent domain projects, insurance valuations and portfolio valuations.

Carter has developed a strong valuation and consulting focus with large industrial facilities in smaller rural communities outside the major metro areas in Kansas and surrounding states.