The Team


Sandra Cawley, B.Comm, RI, AACI, P.App

Sandra Cawley is an experienced real estate appraiser, having entered the industry in 1981 on graduation from the University of British Columbia. She became a principal in Burgess, Cawley, Sullivan and Associates (BCS) in 1988. Her specialties include commercial real estate valuation, market studies and development consultancy as well as working with both municipalities and developers in completing negotiations for rezoning. This consultancy includes residential, office, shopping centre, industrial park, land subdivision, unique properties and counsel for developers pursuing opportunities in apartment and condominium and/or mixed use projects. Her expertise helps guide market participants to successful solutions.

Ms. Cawley‘s clients include landowners, government, financial institutions and many of the largest companies in British Columbia and Canada. These projects include developments valued between $100 million and
$1 billion.

As she is considered one of the top professionals in her field, Ms. Cawley is recognised as an expert witness in the BC Supreme Court. In addition, she has acted as an instructor at both the University of British Columbia and at the Urban Development Institute. Ms. Cawley is on the Advisory Board of several companies and a global educational institution.

Sandra enjoys travel, hiking, casual biking, and cooking.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Member - Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC);
  • Member – Real Estate Institute of B.C. (RI);
  • Vice-Chair – UBC Board of Governors;
  • Director – UBC Properties Trust (UBC PT);
  • Director – Urban Development Institute (Vancouver Chapter) (UDI);
  • Past Director – Vancouver Chapter, Real Estate Institute of British Columbia;
  • Member – Lambda Alpha International Vancouver Chapter;
  • Past Director – Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Economic Development Corporation;
  • Appointed to the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Dispute Advisory Panel.

Contact Information

Direct: 604.331.7304
Main: 604.689.1233
Fax: 604.689.0538

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Main: 604.689.1233
Fax: 604.689.0538
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