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Ben brings a highly analytical perspective to real estate investing. He has extensive experience and expertise in wide array of commercial real estate matters with a particular focus on project feasibility, capital markets, portfolio planning, tax credits, and development.
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"Advising clients through complex real estate projects is as much about technical execution as it is synthesizing data from multiple sources to allow the client to make a fully informed decision based upon all available options."

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Tax reform still allows 1031 exchanges to defer gains on real estate sales
Ben Smith Plante Moran REIA
Article March 9, 2018 5 min read
Is real estate a good investment for 2018?
John Foss Plante Moran REIA
Article January 18, 2018 4 min read
Family office real estate investing
Ben Smith Plante Moran REIA
Podcast April 24, 2016 36 min listen
The next frontier in the U.S. office sector
Ben Smith Plante Moran REIA
Whitepaper November 11, 2014 10 min read