Foundational Services for Real Estate Companies

Real estate companies stand to benefit from the economy’s growing strength. To do so, however, they must be ready to capitalize on new opportunities, combining sound accounting and financial performance with long-range strategic vision.

DHG Real Estate professionals have been helping developers build asset value and operating income in times of economic expansion and contraction.  We work with a wide range of industry players — real estate owners, developers, partnerships, funds, trusts and property management operations. These clients develop and/or manage a wide range of properties, including:

  • Major shopping centers
  • Single-tenant retail
  • Neighborhood and community strip centers
  • Office and industrial properties
  • Multi-family housing
  • Residential developments

We can monitor your financial performance, provide tax planning and offer strategic guidance on the formation and management of complex capital structures. Our services include:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Assurance
  • Transaction Advisory

KNOWLEDGE SHARE

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Hiring and Retaining Top Talent: A Future-Focused Approach to Executive Compensation
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An Economic Outlook for the Construction Industry
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SBA Issues Procedural Notice on PPP and Changes of Ownership

SERVICES

DHG is armed with real estate specific professionals that touch a wide range of service areas and have the technical skill and experience to meet your needs. Our goal is to be a one-stop shop to drive efficiency and stability within your organization.

  • Audits, reviews and compilations, including those subject to the reporting requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and cost certifications
  • Accounting and Internal controls
  • Internal audit, risk and compliance services
  • Cash flow analysis and forecasts
  • Budgets, forecasts, and projections
  • Feasibility studies
  • Financial risk management
  • Contract compliance
  • Employee benefit plan audits
  • Return preparations
  • Entity selection considerations
  • Project analysis
  • Tax-free exchanges
  • Partnership taxation consulting
  • Transaction assistance and analysis
  • Passive activity rules
  • Alternative minimum tax (AMT) issues
  • Cost segregation
  • Representation before the IRS
  • Business Valuations
  • Cash flow analysis and forecasts
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Estate planning, including charitable remainder trusts, family limited partnerships, gifting strategies and asset transfers
  • Evaluation of expert reports and expert witness testimony
  • Federal and state tax credit programs
  • Internal Controls
  • Financing
  • Government-Assisted and Government-Insured Property Advisory
  • Historical Tax Credits
  • Like-Kind (1031) Exchanges
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
  • Operational improvement services, including operational manuals, human resources management, compensation programs, operational reviews, internal control reviews and accounting system selection
  • Ownership considerations, including business continuation and transition, formulating exit strategies, employee relationships, business valuations and mergers and acquisitions
  • Personal tax services, including alternative minimum tax considerations, capital gains, installment sales and individual tax return preparation
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Special Partnership Allocation and Distributions

EXPERIENCE

We work with real estate owners, developers, partnerships, funds, trusts and property management operations. These clients develop and/or manage a wide range of properties, including:

  • Major shopping centers
  • Single-tenant retail
  • Neighborhood and community strip centers
  • Office and industrial properties
  • Multi-family housing
  • Residential developments

In addition to our client experience, DHG Real Estate professionals stay involved with national, state and local industry associations. Our involvement keeps us current with industry trends and legislative and regulatory activity, to help ensure that our guidance addresses both your short- and long-term needs.

Our professional certifications and associations include:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accounts
  • National Association of State and Local Equity Funds
  • Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals
  • LEED Accredited Professionals
  • Certified Green Professionals
  • Certified Management Accountants