Orell Anderson, MAI, FRICS, ASA

President at Strategic Property Analytics, INC

Testifying Expert

Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)
Chartered Valuation Surveyor (FRICS)
Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)

With over 30 years of experience, Orell is a global thought leader on property value diminution. A variety of courts and organizations across the United States and internationally have accepted Mr. Anderson's expert testimony on such matters. He has been qualified as an expert in various courts, including federal district and appellate courts, state courts, municipal courts, and the U.S. tax court and courts of appeals. He has also been accepted as an expert witness by the Federal Court of Australia. 

In 2014, Mr. Anderson established Strategic Property Analytics Inc., a forensic consulting firm specializing in real property damage valuation, review, and expert witness testimony after spending 15 years at Bell, Anderson & Sanders LLC, a boutique firm focused on real estate damages. Prior to that, he was involved in establishing the real estate damages practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Anderson currently serves as the Co-chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Environmental Litigation Sub-Committee on Damages and Eminent Domain. He is a member of several committees, including the Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts, and Products Liability Litigation Committees' Joint Regional CLE Program Planning Committee. He previously served as the Chair of the International Right of Way Association’s (IRWA) Valuation Community of Practice and was twice president of IRWA’s Chapter 67 (Orange County). He is a member of the International Right of Way Association, the Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Lambda Alpha International.

He is a frequent speaker, instructor, and writer and is the contributing author of the book Real Estate Damages, as published by the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Anderson also develops and instructs courses and continuing education offerings for the ABA, AI, IRWA, and ASA, among others, and is cited as the source for further reading of USPAP’s Advisory Opinion 9: The Appraisal of Real Property That May Be Impacted by Environmental Contamination in The Appraisal of Real Estate. In addition to his professional achievements, he is also an enthusiastic street photographer and has a working knowledge of five languages.

Property Types:

Office Buildings High-Rise Office Buildings

Medical Buildings R & D Buildings

Land – Acreage Land – Lots

Subdivisions Single Family Residences

SRO’s Low-Income Housing

Manufactured Home Parks Temporary & Permanent Easements

Apartments Condominium Development

Skilled Nursing Home Auto Dealerships

Ranches Conservation

Financial Buildings Industrial Buildings and Land

Motels Restaurants

Retail Facilities Shopping Centers

Mini Storage Facilities Master-Planned Developments

Resorts Townhouse Developments

Swap Meet Sites Night Clubs

Parking Lots Service Stations

Landfills Easements

Museums Properties Impacted by TLC’s

Agency Properties Mining and Related Uses

Historical RR Uses Quarries

Hotels Submerged Lands

Oil and Gas Emerging Contaminants

Rural Residential Agricultural Land

Mitigation Land Others…


Australia - Williamtown, Oakey, and Katherine

USA- California, Guam, Hawaii, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.