Entries by Swartz + Associates

The Swartz Report: Repurposing Retail Box Stores and Commercial Property Tax Values Issued in JoCo

Last week, there was an article I read (as well as several others) concerning the repurposing of empty retail box stores. In particular, the conversation turned to the aspect of shopping center owners such as Simon Properties, General Growth and Macerich acquiring some of these vacant stores. The reasoning behind these acquisitions is to create […]

The Swartz Report: Goals for 2020

As we bid good-bye to 2019, I wanted to identify a few of the major events of the year and goals for the 2020 year. Jackson County, MO Reassessment This year, taxpayers saw valuations on their residential and commercial real estate values increase between 20% and 400%. Truly amazing as the county received over 25,000 […]