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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

Real estate fund operations and advisory

By investing in back-end technologies, real estate funds can drive higher returns for investors, and evaluate deals faster than competitors.










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Sourcing distressed deals

By investing too early in a distressed asset, you may end up overpaying. Too late, and the attractive investments may have been snapped up.


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Real estate debt raising

Middle market funds can bring in more equity by offering more favorable terms to LPs, but may be better off with investors who trust them.




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Real estate equity raising

Middle market funds can bring in more equity by offering more favorable terms to LPs, but may be better off with investors they trust.



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Navigating the REIT asset tests

Despite their competitive tax advantage, REITs are subject to a complex set of compliance rules which include quarterly asset tests.

  • Furmanski, Neil
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The 2020 checklist

Real estate investors are ready to close the books on 2020. Here are 10 smart moves for real estate investors to consider at year’s end.

  • Andiorio, Kelly
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Technology, taxation and representation

RSM and PERE magazine discuss how technology is transforming real estate investors’ abilities to scenario plan and evaluate tax obligations.

  • Collins, Brad
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On Demand Webcast

Workforce issues in construction

Discover opportunities and hear the impact COVID-19 has afforded the construction industry in terms of recruiting and retention.





On Demand Webcast

Timberline migration to Sage Intacct CRE

This session will cover the modernization and digitization the construction industry is experiencing, with a focus on ERP technologies.







On Demand Webcast

Construction on-demand webcast series

Join RSM’s six-part series of on-demand webcasts covering workforce, risk and digital transformation for construction.












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Rethinking the staycation

As cities slowly awaken from COVID-19 lockdowns regions that rely on auto travel are leading the nascent recovery in the hospitality sector.







Recorded Webcast

COVID-19 family office webcast series

RSM is pleased to provide a series of webcast discussions that will drill into the operational planning perspective family offices now face.



























Recorded Webcast

Qualified opportunity zones

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






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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.
























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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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REIT prohibited transactions

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



























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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

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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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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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.






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

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

Some financing entities entered into various residential mortgage loan purchase programs. Gain accounting insight about these programs.

  • 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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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

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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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.









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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