Graaskamp Collection – Projects and Correspondence with Industry

A. Computer Modeling

1. Sample of Correspondence from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company re: “Mutual Model”, November 19, 1971 View
2. Sample of Correspondence and Single-Family Information Tax Form for the Village of Bayside, Milwaukee County, October 5, 1972: For use in property assessment computer model View
3. Sample of Correspondence and Information Tax Form for the Assessment of Village of Maple Bluff, Dane County, 1978 1986: Includes development of computerized market comparison valuation system for Maple Bluff properties Outline View
4. Proposal to Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation to Build a Spread Sheet Model Utilizing Mortgage Portfolio Data, October 29, 1984 View

B. Appraisal Research and Reform

1. Correspondence and Articles Re: National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) Research Committee
a. Limited correspondence to organize and fund NCREIF Research Committee-NOTE: Main proposal deleted at owner’s request View
b. Sample agenda of NCREIF Research Committee, September 13, 1983 View
c. “Location and Property Type Classifiers – Proposed Investment Property Data Base”, as described in a memorandum from James A. Graaskamp and Michael L. Robbins to Research Committee, NCREIF, November 28, 1983 View
2. Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) Research Committee
a. Miscellaneous correspondence to organize and fund PREA Research Committee View
b. “A Study of the Appraisal Practices For Pension Fund Owned Real Estate Assets” Co-authored with Robert A. Gibson, Jr.: Working paper from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1987) View
c. “A Study of the Appraisal Practices of Commingled Real Estate Equity Funds”, Robert A. Gibson under the supervision of Professor James A. Graaskamp, University of Wisconsin-Madison Monograph No. 13 (1987) View

C. Appraisal Consulting

1. Review of Appraisal Principles for Gruen and Gruen + Associates in Internal Revenue Service vs. Southern Pacific Case, 1974-1975 View
2. Articles on Real Estate Appraisal of Scenic Lands: “The Alpine Lakes Case” and “What Price Beauty?”, Bernard J. Niemann, Jr. and Richard E. Chenoweth, University of Wisconsin, Department of Landscape Architecture, Circa 1980’s, Refers to James. A. Graaskamp View
3. “Quaker Bridge Mall – Real Estate Tax Assessment Constraints”, James A. Graaskamp: Proposition paper to explain rationale of assessment methodology, circa early 1980s View
4. “Review of Gates to the Arctic Appraisal”, Michael L. Robbins and James A. Graaskamp, Landmark Research, Inc. Madison, WI, August 14, 1983 View

D. Market Feasibility and Investment Consulting

1. Feasibility Study for a Proposed Recreational Development at Lily Lake (Forest County, Wisconsin), May, 1970 View
2. Correspondence With and Survey Developed For the Kimberlands Project, Norway, WI, 1970 – 1971; Includes financial assumptions for Lily Lake Project presented at the University of Wisconsin Water Resource Center, July 24, 1970 View
3. Correspondence and Newspaper Article re: Port of Seattle Waterfront Project Development Panel, November, 1987 through March 23, 1988 View
4. Limited Correspondence re: Hotel Project in Cleveland, Ohio with Gruen and Gruen + Associates, 1974 View
5. Proposal for “Compensation Study of the Real Estate Industry” for Korn/Ferry International, Chicago, IL, November 8, 1984 View
6. Correspondence Regarding the Nationwide Competition Masterplanned Community Projects, Coordinated by the Roy P. Drachman Institute for Land and Regional Development Studies, University of Arizona, 1987-1988 View

E. Expert Witness and Statements to Government Agencies

1. Correspondence and Transcript of Testimony before the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Washington D.C., June, 1975 View
2. “Private Mortgage Guaranty Insurance as Distinguished from Banking and the Extension of Credit”, Statement for Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 24, 1974 View
3. Request to HUD (Donna Shalala) for Research Funding to Study Section 8 Real Estate Investments Sponsored by University of Wisconsin Department of Real Estate and Urban Economics View

F. Research for Industry

1. “Mortgage Loan Guaranty Insurance Reconsidered”: An Objective Study of Modern Mortgage Loan Default Insurance, James A. Graaskamp and Richard M. Heins, October 1961 View

G. Samples of Miscellaneous Industry Correspondence

1. To James A. Graaskamp View
false. From James A. Graaskamp: (Very limited – Few Originals Saved) View