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Plante Moran

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Building a successful future

The market is quickly and constantly changing, requiring you to tackle challenges head on. From labor shortages and increased work volumes, to new accounting standards and evolving technologies, we can help.

With nearly 100 years of perspective, we’re focused on the long game. We help construction companies build, grow, and sustain successful businesses by improving their tax compliance and planning and implementing successful audit and accounting practices. We also help companies prepare for the future with succession and strategic planning.

Our 350-plus seasoned construction industry experts have dedicated their careers to serving companies like yours, so we understand your challenges and your vision. Our national construction team continuously monitors major trends to provide concrete insights that distinguish you from the competition. With comprehensive audit, tax, consulting, M&A advisor, and wealth management solutions, we’ll help you lead industry change.

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Insights for owner-managed businesses

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8 min read
Turning risk into opportunity: Five questions to ask
Organizations make themselves vulnerable to risk in ways you may not have thought about. Are you vulnerable? Ask yourself these five questions.
Doug Farmer
Article December 20, 2019 8 min read
Business succession in your future? Consider these questions
Katie Redle Wealth Management
Article January 22, 2020 2 min read
Keep IT right-sized through growth and change
Evan Honour
Article April 29, 2021 4 min read
How CEOs can take control of cybersecurity risk
Raj Patel
Article September 16, 2021 4 min read

Succession planning for construction owners
It’s never too early to start

Opportunity zones

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5 min read
The impact of COVID-19 on opportunity zones

The ongoing pandemic has resulted in additional relief for qualified opportunity funds, opportunity zone businesses, and investors. Here’s what you need to know.

Gordon Goldie
Article January 26, 2021 5 min read
Are opportunity zones for you? Five questions to ask
Valerie Grunduski
Article November 6, 2020 4 min read
Opportunity zones: Investment havens or taxation minefields?
Valerie Grunduski
Article April 15, 2020 5 min read

Related Events

  • 2021 Rocky Mountain CFMA Conference

    Join Plante Moran at the 2021 Rocky Mountain CFMA Conference in Beaver Creek, Colo.

    Shane Brown Josh Billiard
    Event September 30, 2021 Upcoming
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Construction Thought Leadership

  • Top surprises, hidden impacts, and tax implications of the proposed Build Back Better Act

    The current version of the Build Back Better Act offers a combination of surprises, quiet proposals with big impacts, expected developments, and implications for what might be coming next. Our National Tax Office experts discuss.

    Stephen Eckert Michael Monaghan Kurt Piwko
    Article September 23, 2021 22 min read
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  • 2021 Executive Forum: Clarity and confidence, no matter what’s next

    View our on-demand webinar featuring a panel conversation with prominent C-suite and government leaders, an economic update, and a keynote from disruptive innovator and founding partner of Detroit Venture Partners, Josh Linkner.

    Jim Proppe Jason Drake Laura Claeys Jim Baird Wealth Management
    Webinar Sept. 23, 2021 3 hour watch
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  • Proposed Build Back Better Act contains key tax provisions

    On September 15, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to approve the tax provisions to be included in the Build Back Better Act. Our experts outline the key tax provisions to watch.

    Brett Bissonnette Michael Monaghan Kurt Piwko Alan Gallatin Stephen Eckert Jessica Wargo
    Article September 17, 2021 18 min read
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  • How CEOs can take control of cybersecurity risk

    CEOs may not be getting all the right information to properly strategize cybersecurity efforts. Communication gaps and information overloads can hinder decision-making. In Chief Executive, Raj Patel explains how companies can implement the right security tools to deliver results.

    Raj Patel
    Article September 16, 2021 4 min read
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Our clients say

The Plante Moran professionals who serve us seem to have found the right balance, blending professionalism with a relaxed approach. They have been invaluable over the years, finding tax savings, assisting with banking and surety relationships, and providing outstanding business advice.

Jeffrey G. Jamerino Vice President and CFO,  Superior Electric Great Lakes Company

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1 minute read
Large construction company upgrades critical ERP software
GH Phipps, a 65-year-old construction company, upgrades outdated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and creates highly engaged users during a critical time of business growth.
Shane Brown
Case Study February 1, 2019 1 minute read
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2 min read
Succession planning with ESOP transition
Private company successfully transitions business to ESOP, preserving owner's legacy and quickly returning to positive equity.
Case Study May 31, 2017 2 min read

Specialized expertise for transformational insights

We’ll partner with you every step of the way, no matter your specialty. From general contractors and specialty trade contractors, to highway and home builders and material suppliers, our expertise comes from supporting more than 600 diverse construction clients.

As nationally recognized construction thought leaders, we deliver insights to the country’s most respected trade organizations, present at the conferences you never miss, and contribute to the publications you trust. Some organizations we’re involved with include, Construction Business Owner, Modern Contractor Solutions, Associated General Contractors, and the Construction Financial Management Association.

Laura Claeys, construction practice leader, expects the best from her teams. “Our goal is always to make our clients as successful as possible. I’m proud of the specialized industry experts we’ve assembled and their ability to offer insights that transform our clients’ companies. We’re not just checking the box; we’re always looking ahead and bringing the best strategies back to our clients.”

How can we help your business?

Contact us or submit an RFP