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We provide a variety of assurance, tax and consulting services for hundreds of private and public real estate entities, including opportunity funds, private equity portfolio companies, pension funds and advisors, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), institutional investors, joint ventures, asset and property managers, brokerage and advisory firms, developers, owners and investors and Fortune 100 companies.

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Real estate tax year in review—and a look ahead

It’s been a busy year for the real estate industry. Here are highlights of the year and a look ahead for real estate tax policy.

  • John Luksis

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A warning light for commercial real estate?

Entering the late portion of the business cycle, commercial real estate is still feeling the effects of the recession.

  • Joe Brusuelas, Richard Edelheit, Tom Green

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PATH act increases tax benefit of foreign investment in US real estate

Recent tax changes to FIRPTA may affect foreign investors in U.S. real estate and real property interests.

  • Korey Collins, Nick Passini, Don Susswein

Popular Insights

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The House Tax Reform Blueprint: What would the building inspector say?

RSM Principal Don Susswein explores the potential impact of the domestic proposals found in the House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint.

  • Don Susswein
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  • February 23, 2017
Retail’s disruptive trend is real estate's challenge and opportunity

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Retail’s disruptive trend is real estate's challenge and opportunity

RSM industry leaders share insights on how the evolving retail landscape is affecting the real estate industry.

  • John Nicolopoulos, Michael Schwartz
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  • February 07, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

IRS targets syndicated conservation easements

IRS issued Notice 2017-10, designating syndicated conservation easements as a listed transaction requiring disclosure.

  • Tom Windram
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  • February 01, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Are you a materially-participating real estate professional

Taxpayers should not assume that simply working in real estate satisfies the tests to qualify as a real estate professional.

  • Jennifer Seaton, John Luksis, Beth Gardner
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  • January 25, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Real estate tax year in review—and a look ahead

It’s been a busy year for the real estate industry. Here are highlights of the year and a look ahead for real estate tax policy.

  • John Luksis
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  • January 03, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

How technology helps construction companies attract and retain talent

Construction firms should consider how the creation of a distinctive employer-of-choice brand can help attract and retain a strong workforce.

  • Bill Kracunas, Chris Wetmore
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  • December 09, 2016

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How real estate GP's can handle increasing SEC scrutiny

The SEC is turning its attention to the real estate sector, looking at the reporting of investment-level and fund-level fees and expenses.

  • Tom Green
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  • December 01, 2016
New fractions rule guidance for real estate funds

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New fractions rule guidance for real estate funds

Fractions rule compliant structures may be more appealing to real estate fund managers and qualified tax-exempt investors.

  • John Luksis
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  • November 28, 2016
The new retail: Brick and mortar re-envisioned

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The new retail: Brick and mortar re-envisioned

RSM industry leaders share insights on how retailers must re-envision the traditional store to meet customer needs, and stay profitable too.

  • John Nicolopoulos, Michael Schwartz
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  • November 07, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Report indicates critical investment needed for rural rental housing

USDA Rural Development report states $5.6 billion in additional investment needed to preserve rural multi-family housing.

  • Joel Baxley, Justin Heberling, Ron Nahaas
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  • October 20, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Final REIT regulations clarify the definition of “real property”

These final regulations defining real property for REITs are effective for tax years beginning after Aug. 31, 2016.

  • John Windlinger, Stefan Gottschalk, Martina Linders
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  • September 12, 2016

CASE STUDY

Expense dispute solution builds lasting relationship with real estate firm

How RSM’s resolution of a $5 million dispute led to a lasting relationship across one of the world’s largest real estate company’s portfolio.

  • September 08, 2016

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