Expert Name: Alan Nevin

Areas of Expertise: Economist, Real Estate / Development, Testifying Expert


Professional Expertise:

Mr. Nevin is the Director of Economic and Market Research at Xpera Group.

Mr. Nevin has an extensive background in real estate economics, lending and market analysis. He serves the development, investment, legal and public agency communities with residential and commercial real estate valuation, feasibility and real estate advisory services and litigation support.

Prior to joining Xpera Group, Mr. Nevin was Research Director at London Group Real Estate Advisors and MarketPointe Realty Advisors.

In the past, Mr. Nevin served as Director of Real Estate Research for HomeFed Bank and was President of ConAm Securities, a subsidiary of ConAm Management Company. Mr. Nevin also served as Chief Economist for the California Building Industry Association.

Mr. Nevin holds a Master of Arts degree in Statistics and Research from Stanford University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate Economics from American University in Washington, D.C.

He is the co-founder of firms that bought, built, rehabbed and operated more than three dozen residential and commercial projects in San Diego County, valued in excess of $250 million. He was a founding member of three savings and loan associations.

Mr. Nevin taught for 30+ years at UCSD Extension. He is an instructor of a CLE-approved seminar on Litigation Economics and taught the capstone course on feasibility studies for the Master’s program at USD Burnham Moores Institute of Real Estate.

Mr. Nevin is a past president of the San Diego chapter of Lambda Alpha International, an international honorary land economics society and is a co-founder of the UCSD Economics Roundtable.

In 2016, Mr. Nevin published his landmark book, The Great Divide: The True Story of America Tomorrow, detailing America's demographic and economic trends, and where it is leading the country for the next 25 years.

Mock Deposition:

Litigation Experience:

  • Designated expert in over 100 cases
  • Deposed over 100 times
  • Testified in over 50 trial cases
  • Involved in over 25 mediations

Memberships / Affiliations:

  • Forensic Expert Witness Association
  • SPIRE (Stanford Professionals in Real Estate)
  • Risk Management Association
  • San Diego County Apartment Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • TASA Expert Witness Consultancy
  • IMS Expert Witness Consultancy
  • Thompson Reuters Expert Witness Consultancy
  • Lambda Alpha Honorary Land Use Society

Area of Expertise:

Recent Articles:

Xpera Holds Expert Witness Deposition Training for Members

This Fall, we invited Xpera’s entire roster of construction experts to our company headquarters for a special training seminar on achieving better performance in depositions.  “The biggest...

Video: Alan Nevin's 2017 California and San Diego Economic Forecast

Our Director of Economic Research, Alan Nevin has just published his 2017 economic forecast for San Diego and California. As we begin another year, we look ahead at the market forces shaping the...

Hot off the Press: The Great Divide

Our esteemed economist and director of market research, Alan Nevin, is proud to announce that his latest published work, The Great Divide, is now available on Amazon.

Alan Nevin to Speak at 2nd Annual CFMA Southwest Regional Conference

Construction Finance Managers at this year's CFMA Southwest Regional Conference in San Diego will be in for a treat! Alan Nevin will be speaking on the Great Divide on Monday, September...

Mock Deposition: Alan Nevin, Economic Loss and Due Dilligence

Alan Nevin, Xpera's Director of Economic and Market Research, recently sat down on camera for a mock deposition. This short video gives an introduction to Mr. Nevin's background and experience as a...

Silver Hair Tsunami: Alan Nevin in the Spotlight [video]

Xpera's own Director of Market Research & Economic Studies, Alan Nevin, recently appeared on a local San Diego TV show hosted by Steve Sexton of the Sexton Advisory Group, called Silver Hair...

Alan Nevin featured speaker at Craig Sewing's Real Estate Sales Mastery event on May 26th

Join Xpera's own Alan Nevin at San Diego's Real Estate Mastery event on May 26th.

Economic and Market Research Division Sets New Record in 2015

In 2015, the Economic and Market Research division of Xpera Group set a new record in terms of participation in litigation and market studies.

California 2016: A Year of Yawn

A year of yawn is not a bad thing. As a matter of fact, it’s a very good thing, at least for California. Our state had an excellent year in 2015, adding 400,000-plus new jobs and over 350,000 in...

Video: Alan Nevin's 2016 California Economic Forecast

As we begin another year, it is once again time to look ahead to the market forces shaping our economy in the fine state of California.