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Qualified opportunity zones

QOZ funds, operating businesses and private investors should understand the practical application of the final QOZ regulations.







Infographic

The 2019 Checklist

As the end of the current business cycle approaches, real estate investors face increasing risks. Here are year-end resolutions for 2019.

  • Andiorio, Kelly
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Insight Article

Managing more with less

RSM asks Shilpa Dulani, director of foreign operations and financial reporting at real estate firm, A&E, about the firm’s use of technology.

























Insight Article

Phantom income in real estate

Varied taxable income can lead to fluctuations in the real estate life cycle. Minimize exposure to phantom income with these considerations.

  • Cohen, Andrew
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Insight Article

How to prepare for a potential work slowdown

The economy shown strength, bringing the construction industry on a profitable ride, but there are signs that the growth could be slowing.

  • Maves, Brandon
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Insight Article

REIT prohibited transactions

Explore the prohibited transaction tax safe harbor rules and identify several disposition options that could help a REIT avoid such tax.

  • Riordan, Brian
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Insight Article

Taxable REIT Subsidiaries: Q&A Primer

Learn more about how a taxable REIT subsidiary was created to perform activities that cannot be performed directly by the REIT.

  • Luksis, John
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Insight Article

Regional real estate impact reports

The real estate regional impact reports feature insights from top-level investment experts focused on the different real estate markets.

  • Mastruzzo , Michael
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Insight Article

Managing the unstoppable tech revolution

RSM and Artemis Real Estate Partners discuss the benefits and challenges that technology brings to real estate industry.

  • Green, Tom
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Insight Article

Regional real estate impact: New York

Top-level real estate investment experts focus on the New York market and provide in-depth data highlighting current trends.

  • Mastruzzo , Michael
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Insight Article

Regional real estate impact: Philadelphia

Top-level real estate investment experts focus on the Philadelphia market and provide in-depth data highlighting current trends.

  • Rilling, John
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Video

The best GPs pursue repeatable success

In this video segment, RSM discusses how a firm with a disciplined, repeatable approach to underwriting is less exposed to risk.

  • Ruey, Nathaniel
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Insight Article

FAQ: Real estate investors and tax reform

The following is a list of frequently asked questions and answers about how the new tax law will impact real estate investors.

  • Cohen, Andrew
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Insight Article

U.S. Housing Outlook

Housing demand in the United States remains brisk even as issues with supply and affordability mount, particularly in the West.






Insight Article

Regional workforce development trends 2018

Local training and vocational programs could be the solution to the construction industry's labor shortage. RSM experts weigh in.

  • Maves, Brandon
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Insight Article

The ownership requirements of REITs

A further look into two ownership tests that present issues for any investor considering a REIT for their real estate investments.

  • Furmanski, Neil
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Insight Article

Navigating REIT income tests

Income testing is a vital aspect of compliance for real estate investment trusts. Learn more about the two types of income tests.

  • Andiorio, Kelly
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Insight Article

Hurricanes hit the construction industry

Recovery efforts have contractors and construction managers under pressure, as prices rise and qualified personnel are hard to find.

  • Bendele, Denise
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Video

What's ahead for global real estate

In this Privcap video, specialists discuss what the future holds in store for outlook of the global and U.S. real estate market.

  • Herron-Hinds, Aureon
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Video

Trends in global real estate investment

In this Privcap video, specialists discuss the current state of global capital flows and how they affect real estate investment.

  • Herron-Hinds, Aureon
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Insight Article

Data show multifamily housing cooling

Multifamily housing finance has had a robust start this year and, by some industry estimates, it may match or surpass 2016 business volumes.



Recorded Webcast

Human resources from the trenches

Join RSM’s Cyndi Mergele for a discussion on HR mistakes that can potentially cost construction companies thousands of dollars.







Insight Article

New immigration enforcement strategy is here

Employers are in a tough position, yet a long-term view of compliance with immigration policies should outweigh any short-term solutions.

  • Mergele, Cyndi
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Video

IRS Partnership Audit Rules

With the enactment of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, the private capital industry should expect major changes to the way the IRS audits.



Insight Article

Malls in America: Ruin or renaissance?

What’s truly happening with the transforming American mall? Industry insiders share their insights on what’s working and why.

  • Schwartz, Michael
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Insight Article

Home away from home

A persistent low-yield environment continues to spur Asian real estate investors to shed their home country bias.

  • Schwartz, Michael
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Insight Article

Form I-9 is not just another new-hire document

The form simply provides assurance to the appropriate agencies that newly hired workers hold citizenship or work-authorization documents.

  • Mergele, Cyndi
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Financial Reporting Insights

Accounting for mortgage purchase programs

It recently has come to our attention that some financing entities have entered into various residential mortgage loan purchase programs, which ...

  • Miller, Faye
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Insight Article

ABCs of REITs

REITs are becoming increasingly popular, but along with many valuable benefits come strict compliance rules that must be considered.

  • Andiorio, Kelly
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White Paper

Back to the future?

Competition in real estate can mean ramifications during the due diligence process. Investors must work quickly for investment success.

  • Schwartz, Michael
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Real Estate Tax Consulting

From acquisition to divestiture, effective tax planning and compliance contribute to the value of your real estate holdings.




Real Estate Audit Services

From financial statement audits, reviews and compilations to statutory audits/filings, our services meet the needs of real estate entities.



Newsletter

Construction Ideas and Insights

From accounting and tax to technology and risk, this bi-monthly publication delivers the latest news shaping the construction industry.


Insight Article

Construction talent management trends

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

  • Kracunas, Bill
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Insight Article

Real Estate Investment Excellence

Insights for institutional real estate investing: Learn how real estate experts ensure investment excellence from all of their partners.



Insight Article

Should hospitality target millennials?

The hospitality sector is going to extraordinary lengths to target and attract millennials, but will those efforts succeed in the long term?

  • McCourt, John
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Video

Want foreign LPs? Be more nimble

Cross-border capital flows into the U.S. require GPs to be even more nimble than before. But it comes with major structural challenges.

  • Green, Tom
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Newsletter

Real Estate Ideas and Insights

From accounting and tax to technology and risk, this bi-monthly publication delivers the latest news shaping institutional real estate.









Insight Article

The globalization of real estate

International investors are showing increasing interest in U.S. real estate, creating opportunities and challenges for fund managers.

  • Herron-Hinds, Aureon
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Video

The due diligence of hospitality

While every real estate deal is different, one commonality in the hospitality sector is that the window for due diligence is shrinking.

  • McCourt, John
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Case Study

Real Estate Case Studies

Read our case studies to learn how RSM has helped various real estate focused organizations navigate the complex real estate industry.





Property and Portfolio Valuation

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