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As independent real estate investment advisors, Plante Moran REIA provides tailored investment and asset management solutions to help private and institutional clients preserve, protect, and grow their real estate portfolios.
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Preserve, protect, and grow your real estate investments

Investing in commercial real estate is a sophisticated way to diversify your investment portfolio, hedge against inflation, generate income, and preserve capital. If you invest in real estate, or want to start investing in real estate, Plante Moran Real Estate Investment Advisors (REIA) can help you get the best results from your real estate portfolio — and mitigate risk along the way.

Our unbiased real estate investment consultants are experts at navigating the nuanced decisions you face as you develop a strategy and manage your portfolio, from buying and selling existing real estate assets to planning a new development. We deliver the insights and experience needed to help private and institutional clients preserve, protect, and grow their commercial real estate portfolios.

Interested in learning more about investing in real estate? Contact our team.

Our unique advantage

Plante Moran Real Estate Investment Advisors (REIA) provides a deep array of knowledge and expertise to clients who want custom real estate investing advice supported by Plante Moran’s industry leaders in wealth management, audit, tax, management consulting, and owner’s representation.

Working with us means you receive a range of experts that looks at your investment holistically and offers the best solutions every step of the way. To our advisors, you are more than just a transaction — we put your interests first.

If you own property, or would like to start investing in real estate, contact our team to begin a conversation about your investment goals.

Related industries

We specialize in serving clients in many industries with their real estate needs:

Our work

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Client defers tax obligation by executing a $75 million 1031 like-kind exchange
Selling an operating business with a substantial amount of real estate generated a meaningful tax obligation for this client, but unusual reinvestment opportunities existed.
Case Study January 8, 2017 1 min read
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Real estate investment strategy results in optimal investment performance of $200+ million portfolio
When a family office sold a successful business, it sought an advisor to help develop a successful real estate investment strategy as it deployed the investible equity.
Case Study December 1, 2016 1 min read

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Plante Moran REIA thought leadership

  • Hidden savings amid revenue woes: Leveraging your healthcare real estate

    Real estate can account for 8% to 12% of a hospital’s overhead. Don’t overlook these ways to find savings in your current or ongoing construction project and revenue in your owned real estate.

    Joe Siekirk Plante Moran Cresa Tanja Fessell Tony Colarossi
    Article June 2, 2020 4 min read
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  • Overcoming real estate development challenges: Why hire a development consultant?

    For investors, real estate development is a high-risk, high-reward venture. For public entities, it’s a powerful driver of economic growth. How can real estate development consultants help optimize financial investment, increase ROI, and minimize risk?

    Tori Manix Plante Moran REIA
    Article May 28, 2020 5 min read
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  • What every investor should know about 1031 like-kind exchanges

    Selling your property could have huge tax implications. However, reinvesting the sale proceeds into another property through a 1031 like-kind exchange can offset the tax liability associated with your sale gains. Here's what you need to know.

    Zack Otte Plante Moran REIA Joe Perez Plante Moran REIA Marty West Plante Moran REIA
    Article May 1, 2020 3 min read
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  • Debt management strategies for real estate companies amid COVID-19

    There are many ways for real estate companies to manage their debt, from drawing on a credit line to refinancing with a lower interest rate. Here’s what to think about when weighing your options. 

    Kelly Perlman Zack Otte Plante Moran REIA
    Article April 23, 2020 4 min read
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Working with our real estate investment consultants

We put your goals first and foremost by providing sound investment and real estate asset management solutions free from any conflicts of interest. Our fee structure is designed to ensure that we remain independent in our responsibility to our clients. As such, the strategy drives the transactions; the transactions do not drive the strategy.

If you invest in commercial real estate, or would like to start investing in real estate, contact our team to begin a conversation about your investment goals.