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No one needs to tell you how fast the real estate industry is evolving. When you tackle one challenge, another takes its place. Whether you’re grappling with tax reform, digital disruption, or entities with complex ownership structures, your best-laid plans are constantly shifting. Our team is focused on the future and driving innovation. We’ll help you strategically align financial practices with your business goals.

For nearly 100 years, we’ve been entrenched in the real estate industry, serving over 2000 clients. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists work seamlessly with developers, real estate investors, contractors, private equity funds, property owners, portfolio managers, and lenders, and has vast experience with the industry’s most complex business and tax issues.

Whether you need to maximize value on a single transaction or develop a more tax-efficient strategy for your entire portfolio, we have the experience, perspective, and capabilities to help you manage your interests.

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Opportunity zones

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4 min read
Are opportunity zones for you? Five questions to ask

An increasing number of investors are considering opportunity zones because of their significant tax advantages. But are they the right alternative investment for you? Kurt Piwko and Valerie Grunduski discuss key points to consider via Kiplinger.

Valerie Grunduski
Article November 6, 2020 4 min read
The impact of COVID-19 on opportunity zones
Gordon Goldie
Article July 10, 2020 5 min read
Opportunity zones: Investment havens or taxation minefields?
Valerie Grunduski
Article April 15, 2020 5 min read

A new era for lease accounting
Your balance sheet may never look the same

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  • Tax update for real estate leaders

    Register for our January 26 webinar for a comprehensive overview of what you and your real estate organization can expect for the 2021 tax season. 

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    Webinar January 26, 2021 60 min watch Upcoming
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Real Estate Thought Leadership

  • Partnership tax basis capital reporting requirement for tax year 2020

    Partnerships are required to report partners’ capital on Schedule K-1 on the tax basis method for taxable years that begin on or after Jan. 1, 2020. Learn more about the recently furnished draft Form 1065 instructions for the 2020 tax year.

    Ivan Hewines Stephen Eckert Michael Monaghan
    Article January 13, 2021 4 min read
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  • Michigan’s new historic tax credit: Your FAQ

    Michigan’s legislature recently passed Senate Bill 54, reinstituting and modifying the state historic tax credit (HTC) program. This FAQ will help you understand and utilize the revived Michigan HTC.

    Gordon Goldie Lucas Visser
    Article January 13, 2021 5 min read
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  • New carried interest regulations: Key considerations for real estate

    New carried interest rules recharacterize long-term capital gains held less than three years to short term. We break down related issues, including Section 1231 gains, triple net leases, selling an API and estate tax implications of related party transfers.

    Justin Dodge
    Article January 6, 2021 5 min read
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  • Final COVID-19 relief bill of 2020 provides tax support and expands the PPP
    The Consolidated Appropriations Act provides tax support for businesses and individuals for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about what this could mean for you.
    Stephen Eckert James Minutolo Michael Monaghan Alison Frankel
    Article December 28, 2020 22 min read
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Our clients say

I’ve been a client of Plante Moran’s for more than 18 years. During that time, they’ve helped me with a variety of projects from audit work, tax returns, and New Markets Tax Credits. The team is knowledgeable, helpful, and can shape a deal that works for all parties involved. I also appreciate the continuity of staff – some of the Plante Moran partners I work with today were interns when I was first introduced to the firm. During my career, I’ve had the opportunity to work with the Big Four firms and can honestly say I prefer my experience with Plante Moran. The firm is large enough to bring all the knowledge and experience you’d ever need, but more accessible and committed to serving the client.

Steve Bentley Chief Financial Officer, Bedrock Real Estate Services

The better we know you, the better we serve you

Our real estate team includes niche specialists. From real estate funds and real estate investment trusts (REITs) to affordable housing and community development, we’ve seen it all. For-profit and not-for-profit developers, brokers, managers, and investors are all part of our client list. That’s because they recognize our expertise and value the relationship they’ve built with us.

According to Robert Edwards, real estate practice leader, a relationship with us should give you confidence and peace of mind. “We build and maintain relationships with professionals all across the industry and work with all types of clients. This diverse expertise helps us provide unique and innovative solutions for you. We take a personal approach to each engagement, getting to know your goals and objectives. By focusing on your goals, we’ll help your business thrive.”

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