Experience and Qualifications

Kenneth P. Barrow, Jr., Realtor

Pennsylvania Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Pennsylvania Licensed Real Estate Broker

Mr. Barrow is a real estate appraiser and broker, consultant and investor with a multi-faceted background in real estate appraisal practices and real estate brokerage.  Appraisal assignments have involved many types of real estate in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Actively involved in real estate since 1974 and appraisal practice since 1978.  Assignments have included industrial, commercial, land, new construction, subdivision and land development, highest and best use analysis, zoning matters, and multifamily residential real estate.  Previously associated with Media Real Estate Company from 1974 to 1978, Donald E. Wright & Company from 1978 to 1980 and Michael J. McCloskey and Associates from 1980 to 1987, Mr. Barrow became a sole proprietor in November 1987.  Real estate expert testimony in Delaware, Chester, and Montgomery County Courts, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, and various municipalities and zoning hearing boards.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker #RB-042579-L through May 2012

Pennsylvania Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #GA-000231-L through June 2014

TriState Commercial and Industrial Associations of Realtors and Designated Realtor

Delaware Valley Association of Realtors and Designated Realtor

Member of the Home Builders Association of Chester and Delaware Counties

 

EDUCATION

Episcopal Academy – 1967

Temple University

– 1971     Associate in Science/Landscape Design & Horticulture

– 1973    Bachelor of Arts

REAL ESTATE COURSES AND SEMINARS

Temple University – 1973 and 1974

Real Estate Principal and Practices

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Finance

Real Estate Leases and Landlord Tenant Relations

Real Estate Development

Appraisal Institute courses    1A,  1B,  8,  2-1,   2-2,  2-3,

Income Demonstration Reports

Exam Preparation Seminar

SPP –  Parts A and B

USPAP, 15 hour, Philadelphia Chapter of the ASA. December 6 and 7, 1999

Polley Associates:  Commercial Real Estate Development, MCE Courses and Instructor

Pennsylvania Bar Institute: Amendments to the Municipalities Planning Code year-2000

 

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT EXPERIENCE

South Plum Street Project, Media, PA.  Acquisition and renovation of dwellings for resale.

Mills of Victoria, Springfield, PA. Acquisition, land planning, zoning variance, development presentations, ground leasing, and participation in general contracting functions for renovation and conversion of a 52,000 sq. ft. mill complex to offices.  Project began in 1983 and was completed in 1988 after lease-up for a group of investors.  Acquired the fee interest in the property in 1993 and currently manages the facility.

Owner of VVP, Partnership which owns Victoria Tennis Club, Wallingford Road, Springfield, Delaware County, PA and homes in Springfield Township, Delaware County, PA.

Co-owner Barrow Partnership and Barrow Partnership II, general real estate holding entities with assets in Springfield, Delaware County, PA.

Mr. Barrow is the managing investor for Barcro, LLC, owner of 60,000 sq. ft. bank/office building at 417-419 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA. that was purchased in May 1999 and in long-term development program for rehabilitation.  Renovations include an 8th floor apartment, retail and office spaces.

Co-owner and developer of City Hall Suites, 36 E. Fifth Street, Chester, PA.  The project is a conversion of the former Chester City Hall to offices and apartments.

 

PARTIAL LIST OF CLIENTS SERVED SINCE 1978

First Keystone Federal Savings Bank
WSFS, Wilmington, Delaware
Mellon Bank
Iron Workers Bank Penn National Bank
Sullivan, Cherner, Broadt, Farrell and Coyne
Dunn and Miller
Catania and Parker
William Bonner, Esq.
Thomas McFadden, CPA and Esq.
DELCORA
Sunrise Assisted Living Communities
Newtown Township, Delaware County, PA
Borough of Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA
Liberty Property Trust, Malvern PA
City of Chester, Chester, PA
Pileggi, Pileggi, and Pileggi, Woodlyn, PA
Samuel Beattie, Esq.
Media Real Estate Company
Oak Manor Developers, Inc.
Michael Gillin and Associates
Kimberly Clark Corporation
Alliance Bank
First National Bank of West Chester
PNC Bank
Wilmington Trust Company
Jackson and Associates, LLP
Eckell, Sparks, Levy, etal
Richard Heller Esq.
Vincent B. Mancini and Associates
William Schwartz, Esq.
Terrace A. Kline, Esq.
Russell Richardson Co.
James Schmid & Co., Media, PA
Sand, Gibbs, Marcu, Smilk, and Sherman
Newtown Township, Delaware County
Pappano and Breslin, Brookhaven, PA
Community Action Agency Delaware Co.
Kyle Burch, Esq.
Jones, Strohm and Guthrie PC
Borough of Trainer
Mar-J Builders, Inc.
Chester Economic Development Authority
Chester Upland School District