Real Estate

Real Estate Accounting & Consulting

Tackle Your Accounting & Operational Challenges with BKD's Real Estate Expertise

Buying, selling, refinancing, and trading are daily activities that contribute to the real estate market’s ever-changing environment. These transactions require complex financial analyses, flawless timing, and extensive knowledge of their governing regulations. That's why real estate companies nationwide are turning to BKD for the support they need.

Our trusted advisors work with approximately 2,200 real estate investors, commercial and residential developers, brokers, agencies, and property owner associations. Whether you own one rental property, operate a real estate agency, or manage vast commercial holdings in multiple states, our knowledgeable team has the expertise and experience to help you reach your goals.

We help real estate professionals with tax planning, cost segregation, financing, accounting outsourcing, operations improvement, contracts and negotiations, technology solutions, and a wealth of other services to help position them for success. Learn more about our Real Estate accounting and consulting offerings below and let us know how we can help shoulder the load.

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Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)

When you need real estate expertise, BKD can help. We serve approximately 3,375 real estate clients across the country. Our professionals offer a number of services, including tax planning and compliance, cost segregation studies, employee benefit plans, fixed asset reviews, property tax assessments, sales and use tax, cybersecurity, construction project financial and process analyses, enterprise risk management, and energy incentives.

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BKD Analytics

Our BKD Analytics team can delve into your organization's data and provide valuable insights to help you enhance marketing strategies, manage risk, and gain operational efficiencies. Find out how we can help.

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Credits & Incentives

Many state and local governments offer credits and incentives to help businesses start up, expand, or even remain within their borders. BKD can help identify the credits and incentives available for your business.

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Financial Statement Audits & Reviews

The majority of our assurance services are reporting on financial statements presented under generally accepted accounting principles, although we also report under other frameworks. Our services generally follow U.S. generally accepted auditing standards or Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services, but other standards—including international and governmental standards—come into play as well.

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BKD is committed to helping you compete successfully around the world while retaining compliance. BKD’s trusted international services advisors can help your business operate effectively across the globe.

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Need Help with Lease Accounting?

Need help implementing GASB 87 and FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 842 on lease accounting? We’ve got you covered. BKD’s comprehensive three-part solution can help you implement GASB’s and FASB's lease standards with ease. BKD LeaseVision uses an artificial intelligence (AI) tool when appropriate to extract key lease terms from various lease types, a road map to help provide an in-depth process framework, and an Excel-based tool to help perform calculations and develop lease amortization schedules.

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Cost Segregation Real Estate

A cost segregation study can help you accelerate depreciation tax deductions, enhancing your property’s financial return. Find out how BKD’s cost segregation professionals can help you identify tax savings embedded in your real estate holdings.

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BKD annually prepares thousands of tax returns for individuals, various types of businesses, trusts, and tax-exempt entities. We also provide a variety of tax planning and consulting services.

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Qualified Opportunity Zones

Qualified Opportunity Zones were created under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to boost economic development and job creation in distressed communities. These zones provide tax benefits to investors who invest eligible capital into these communities. BKD’s team of trusted advisors can help you navigate the tax law and take advantage of these tax benefits.

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We have 40 offices in 18 states, with BKD Trusted Advisors™ who offer solutions for clients across the country.

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