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Nick Castjohn is a Director in the Real Estate Advisory practice of an international consulting firm. His experience covers a variety of industries including construction, real estate services, insurance valuation, and alternative dispute resolution.

Nick advises on matters such as complex valuation-process assignments, environmental site assessments, property condition assessments, and expenditure modeling for capital improvement projects.

Prior to joining this practice, Nick operated a General Contracting firm focused on assisting clients with building construction, facility operations, insurance loss recovery, and alternative dispute resolution related to construction defect and contractual disputes.

Nick’s professional experience includes:

  • Providing third-party reviews of appraisals, Phase I ESA, and property condition reports for commercial mortgage-backed securities lenders, life insurance lenders, and banks.
  • Providing transaction advisory services that include fair value reporting, market analysis, financial modeling, and due diligence.
    • Offices, retail buildings, multi-family housing projects, hotels, and industrial assets.
    • Special purpose assets including portfolios of data centers, self-storage assets, childcare facilities, residential, and mixed-use developments.
  • Providing strategic consulting services to review, document, implement, and assist clients with current capital project budgeting, forecasting, and construction administration. 
  • Providing expert testimony in cases related to construction defect and casualty loss litigation.
  • Arbitrating cases related to construction defect and contractual disputes.


Master of Science in Construction Management
Louisiana State University
Master of Business Administration
Tulane University
Bachelor of Business Administration
Texas A&M University


National Association of Home Builders
Graduate Master Builder (GMB)
Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR)
Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)
Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)
Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Certified Remodeler (CR)
Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)
Green Certified Professional (GCP)


National Association of Home Builders
National Association of the Remodeling Industry

Professional Involvement

Nick is serving or has served on the Board of Directors for:
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): Life Delegate
Louisiana Home Builders Association: Life Director
Northshore Home Builders Association: Life Director
Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans
Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Louisiana

Nick is a past president of both the Louisiana Home Builders Association (2018) and the Northshore Home Builders Association (2013/2014). He also served as the Chairman of the Board for the Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Louisiana.