Doug Main, ASA, CCIM, CEC, CRE, MAI, SGA is an Executive Vice President leading the national practice of waste management, environmental, mines, alternative energy, and complex matters for Valuation & Advisory Services. Mr. Main, a certified environmental consultant (CEC), has more than 25 years of advisory, litigation support, testimony, appraisal, damage claim consulting experience involving a wide variety of property and going-concern business matters.
Mr. Main has extensive experience and demonstrated a proven track record of devising creative solutions and decisions relating to complex, special purpose, environmental (i.e., contamination, event caused damages, wet land, riparian rights, superfunds sites, hazardous spills, etc.), alternative energy, waste management, recreation, sports, leisure/lifestyle/hospitality businesses and assets. His C-Suite relationships have resulted in a geographic experience that covers markets throughout the United States and internationally (e.g., Aruba, Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, and others).
Prior to his 12 years as a Managing Director at Deloitte and the National Leader in environmental, mining, waste management, alternative energy golf, leisure, recreation, and specialty services, Mr. Main was the Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers’(PWC) Golf/Recreation Group and Waste Group. At PwC he was national valuation practice leader managing staff in a number of regions across the country. Additional previous positions include principal and founder of The Main Group/GVI Consulting, which was acquired by PWC in 2001.
He has been published or quoted in the New York Times, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Merrill Lynch Research Report – Environmental Sector, Valuation Magazine, Orange County Business Journal, Los Angeles Times, Korpacz Real Estate Investor Survey®, The Boardroom, San Diego Tribune, Baltimore Business Journal, Urban Land Institute, PwC Global Real Estate Now, Waste News, Chartwell’s Solid Waste Digest, and Waste Age, Los Angeles Business Journal, Golf Business Magazine, and Crittenden's Resort Report/Golf Business & Real Estate. Mr. Main was a guest expert on a cable news channel with Bret Baier. Mr. Main was awarded Club Consultant of the Year by Boardroom Magazine.
Mr. Main was an instructor / trainer for Jones Day (law firm) at its National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) program entitled Deposition and Testimony of Financial Expert Program held in Los Angeles, California (April 2016) and in Dallas, Texas (March 2017).
Additionally, Mr. Main has lectured and is a frequent speaker on such subjects as market studies, leasing, franchise and operational/management contracts, real estate and business valuation, financing, acquisition and disposition, property tax, damages, accounting reporting and compliance matters related to valuation, operational reviews and consulting. Mr. Main has presented various valuation and market demand seminars and/or education sessions for the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE), Urban Land Institute (ULI), American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Appraisal Institute (AI), International Right of Way Association (IRWA), International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO), Continuing Legal Education (CLE) International, Environmental Industry, International Electronics Recycling Conference, Crittenden, Waste Expo, National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA), Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Merrill Lynch, Institute for International Research (IIR), National Golf Foundation (NGF), Renewable Waste, Urban Land Institute (ULI), and others.
Mr. Main’s experience includes valuation, consulting, litigation support and expert witness relating to vertical integrated multi-billion dollar waste companies / portfolios as well as related assets such as waste to energy facilities, landfills (e.g., MSW, C&D, inert, monofill, tire, hazardous, ash, industrial, etc.), waste-by-rail landfills, intermodal facilities, material recovery facilities (MRFs) and recycling centers and drop off facilities, transfer station, nuclear energy facilities and repositories, biomass / feed stock facilities, methane gas recovery systems, leachate facilities, composting facilities, post closure reuse and Brownfield sites, co-generation facilities, alternative energy, wind and solar farms and facilities, water / riparian rights, quarries, mines, batch plants, contamination properties, superfund sites, environmental sensitivity land, wetland, mitigation and carbon credits, natural resources, timber, as well as mining, landfill, oil and gas royalties, fracking facilities and related disposal sites, and other special purpose and going concern properties like golf clubs, country clubs, marinas, sports & event centers, arenas, stadiums, training facilities, professional teams, race tracks, beach clubs, swimming and tennis clubs, yacht clubs, gun clubs, ski resorts, water parks, family fun centers, theme parks, museums, movie studio, bowling alleys, RV parks, mobile home parks (MHP), islands, a variety of hospitality assets (e.g. timeshares and intervals, extended stay, B&Bs, luxury destination resorts, condo-hotels, casinos, etc.), large acreage, master plan communities, bundled and unbundled lifestyle resort communities, estate homes, multi-family, office, medical office buildings, retail centers, regional malls, C-stores, gas stations, industrial facilities, self-storage properties, agricultural and farm properties, silos, water rights, vacant land, cell towers, bank branches, nursing homes / assisted / independent living facilities, net leased investments, partial interests, cold storage facilities, and automobile dealerships.
Mr. Main’s specialized expertise includes portfolio valuation and analyses, merger and acquisition due diligence, investment and SOWT analyses, partial interest valuations, highest and best use analyses, event and damage claim matters, workouts and bankruptcy, property tax, estate tax and divorce valuations, financial and operating benchmarking, due diligence investigations and distressed real estate strategy and repositioning studies, market studies, purchase allocations, a variety of valuations and reviews for financial reporting purposes, asset impairment and FIRPTA valuations, as well as detrimental condition, damage, and event impact claim studies and valuations, and litigation support and expert witness testimony.