Expert Name: Alan Nevin


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

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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.

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:

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. 

Outside Investors Looking to Capitalize on San Diego Apartments

The San Diego Union Tribune recently asked our expert Alan Nevin for insight on a recent major acquisition of an apartment complex in Mira Mesa, CA by a Silicon Valley investment firm, Pacific Urban...

Xpera RE Presents Apartment Renovation Seminar

This summer, the newly formed apartment renovation division of Xpera Group (known as Xpera RE) hosted an informative Apartment Renovation Seminar at the San Diego County Apartment Association.

California: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good: The state is a job machine. In the past four years, the state has added almost 1.5 million jobs, a high percentage of them in well-paying Industries, such as construction, manufacturing,...

The Great Divide

by Alan Nevin Director, Economic & Market Research In my new book “The Great Divide,” I segment the nation into two types of states: those that are going nowhere fast and those that are leading...

Xpera Group Invades Los Angeles

Since its inception, Xpera Group has largely been known as a “San Diego firm.” Yet, our team has been increasingly called upon by clients outside our home-base market. This led to us opening an...

Xpera Group Launches Real Estate Repositioning Division, Xpera RE

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of a new service division, Xpera RE, focused on the repositioning and renovation of income-generating properties. Under the leadership of development industry...

County Sees Low Inventory, Rising Home Prices

By Katie Thisdell, San Diego Daily Transcript Wednesday, June 3, 2015 This might just be the most average real estate market that agent Carey Guthrie has seen in 25 years in the business. Though...