Real Estate and Construction

Real Estate and Construction

You want to increase the value of your real estate businesses, effectively navigate deal structure complexity and minimize federal and state agency roadblocks. You can count on Aprio for proactive advice and personalized guidance that will help ensure your deals get done faster and with less complications so you can take advantage of every opportunity to grow your business. Aprio’s Real Estate and Construction team’s experience spans private equity funds, REITs, commercial and residential property owners and operators, real estate developers, homebuilders, land developers and more. Our dedicated team specializes in commercial real estate, industrial, affordable housing, multifamily and construction.

Our commitment to the real estate and construction community is demonstrated by our active participation in the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, the Urban Land Institute, the National Affordable Housing Association, Commercial Real Estate Woman and many more.

Real Estate and Construction Services

Financial Assurance

Get peace of mind that your financial statements are accurate and provide assurance to your lenders and government regulators. We’ll review your operations and provide guidance on how you can improve your business.

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Tax Planning and Preparation

Stay in compliance with all tax laws and reduce your overall tax burden. In addition to traditional tax compliance, we can help you with sophisticated tax planning and structuring, such as planning like-kind (1031) exchanges.

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Cost Segregation Studies

Save money through your construction costs. Our study carefully breaks down your costs and allocates them to specific categories to maximize accelerated depreciation. In some cases, a cost segregation study can also increase your sales tax exemptions and lower your property taxes.

Cost Certifications

Determine your actual costs and maximize your resources in affordable and other government-financed deals. Aprio performs both standard and simplified cost certifications to meet the needs of your lender and the government.

Joint Venture and Partnership Structuring

Minimize your tax liabilities through a tax-efficient structure. We will structure your deal and provide advice on ways to manage your capital stack efficiently.

Disposition Consulting

Maximize your after-tax proceeds or defer your gains. We will help you review proposed dispositions to make sure you are minimizing your tax liabilities.

Due Diligence Relating to Property Acquisition

Ensure return on investment through financial and tax due diligence. We will ensure that there are no surprises waiting in the wings of your next investment.

Mark-to-Market Analysis and Support

Support the fair values of your assets and liabilities. We will analyze the fair values of your assets and liabilities to ensure that everything is valued appropriately.

Tenant Compliance and Certification

Verify that your affordable housing units are rented to qualified tenants. We will help you make sure that your tenants match the government’s regulations.

15-Year Qualified Contract Calculation

When you’re ready to exit an affordable housing program, we will perform the necessary calculations on your behalf, saving you time.

Tax-Exempt Bond Deals

Tax-exempt bond deals require a variety of specialized services. We help you meet the requirements of your lenders and government regulators through 95/5 tests for good money/bad money, Forms 8038, debt restructuring and the 50 percent test for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) transactions.

Outsourced Payroll

Annually, U.S. businesses amass about $7 billion in IRS civil penalties due to incorrect reporting, according to Bloomberg BNA. Ensure no mistakes are made and save time by outsourcing your payroll to our tax and accounting experts.

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Retirement Plan Services

Let us help you avoid risk of potential fines by making sure your retirement plan is in compliance with regulatory standards. Our approach reduces administrative time and costs, and provides ongoing coverage across three key plan areas: investments, risk and education. From filing your plan’s tax return to benchmarking and participant education, we ensure your plan remains in lock step with best practices as regulations and your company continue to evolve.

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Private Client Services

Synchronize every aspect of your financial life and gain a big picture view of your complete financial landscape. Your Aprio advisor will coordinate financial, tax, estate and investment planning to reduce unnecessary tax liabilities, mitigate risks and maximize your returns. Get the best possible advice to advance your financial goals and prepare for what’s next.

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