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Curtis J. Bedwell, MAI

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Community and Regional Planning
  • State of Hawaii Certified General Appraiser #CGA – 1007
  • MAI Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute
  • Previously the Commercial Assessor for the County of Kauai

About Curtis

Curtis has expertise in the areas of land planning and analysis. He is experienced in analyzing current landholdings, identifying then scrutinizing opportunities and constraints with the ability to provide a summary analysis for landowner decisions on the possible future use of properties.

While majoring in Community and Regional Planning, Curtis was a Project Planner with the Iowa Department of Transportation. He then worked with a Wireless Communication company in site development. His interest and grasp of real estate concepts and land use led him to pursue the appraisal field with an emphasis on land development and commercial real estate.

Curtis became an appraiser for Rally Appraisal in the Quad Cities being licensed in Iowa and Illinois for many years and later relocated to Kauai to be near family. Mr. Bedwell worked for the County of Kauai as the Commercial Assessor with this experience giving him a strong grasp of the idiosyncrasies of Kauai.

In 2013 Curtis was recruited by Colliers International to bring his Kauai expertise into their Hawaii firm. Mr. Bedwell, being the only MAI designated appraiser residing on the island of Kauai, founded Kauai Valuation in 2017 and is respected throughout the state for his knowledge of the intricacies of the Kauai market.

Curtis’ analyses have included, but are not limited to: Industrial, Commercial, Shopping Centers, Strip Malls, Hotels, Proposed Subdivisions, Condominium Development, Complex Residential Properties, Auto Dealerships, Self-Storage Units, Golf Courses, Agricultural, Mixed Use Properties, Tax Increment Financing Analysis.

His knowledge makes him a sought-after consultant for the intricacies of land use and possibilities on Kauai.


  • Kauai Valuation, LLC. (2017 – Present) Owner – Valuation and Advisory Services
  • Colliers Valuation and Advisory Services (2013 – 2017) – Valuations Services Director
  • County of Kauai, Real Property Assessment (2011 – 2013) – Commercial, Industrial, Resort Assessor

Appraisal ​Reports & Studies Prepared

  • Development and Economic Feasibility Studies
  • Estate Planning
  • Eminent Domain
  • Mortgage lending
  • Insurance Value
  • Going Concern
  • Tax Appeal
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Ground Rent Renegotiation
  • Leasehold Interest
  • Leased Fee Valuation
  • Fee Simple Valuation

Types Of Properties Appraised

  • Development Land
  • Agriculture Land
  • Conservation Land
  • Mixed Use Retail/Apartment
  • Mixed Use Office/Warehouse
  • Retail Storefront
  • Retail Strip Center
  • Retail Shopping Center
  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Service Station
  • Auto Sales
  • Auto Repair
Bowling Alley
Funeral Home/Mortuary
House of Worship
  • Restaurant
  • Multi-Family Residential
Fraternity Housing
  • Hotel/Motel
  • School
Medical Office
Condominium Development
  • Tax Increment Financing Analysis
  • Food Processing / Cold Storage
Self-Storage Units
  • Subdivision Analysis
  • Easements
  • Telecommunications Site
  • Car Wash
  • Single Family Residential
High Value Residential, ocean-frontage, acreage