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Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Accounting

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Accounting Services for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)

As a real estate investment professional, you have a firsthand understanding of the challenges facing the industry. The ever-evolving tax landscape and stock market can be burdensome to navigate along with any economic challenges. BKD exists to help relieve that burden and guide your company through to success.

Our REIT team can help you grow through a number of services, including:

  • Quarterly reporting on real estate metrics by property type (lease expiration tables, loan maturity schedule, leasing percentage by property and in aggregate, average base rent, etc.)
  • Cash flow planning by property with current and projected returns
  • Internal audit assistance with enterprise risk management strategy, including cybersecurity and lease compliance (rent bumps, CAM recovery, etc.)
  • Consultation on acquisition and development underwriting
  • Real estate tax assessment and appeals
  • Assessment and consultation on insurance programs, including captive insurance

Read on to learn about the expertise we bring to the table or to connect with a BKD Trusted Advisor™.



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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Mergers & Acquisitions

Expanding through a strategic merger or acquisition can be an excellent way to build company value, but the complexity involved in these transactions can be overwhelming. Learn how BKD can bring clarity to this often cloudy process.

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Transaction Advisory Services

You know your business inside and out and understand its needs better than anyone. BKD's dedicated team of trusted advisors can help identify and quantify the issues you could encounter in your next major transaction.

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Financial Performance Insights

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Qualified Opportunity Zones

BKD helps you successfully invest in qualified opportunity zones to take advantage of the tax benefits. Connect with a BKD Trusted Advisor™ today.

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Cybersecurity & IT Risk

Are your defenses strong enough to withstand a cyberattack? We can help remedy weaknesses in your systems or respond to a breach if you've already been hit by hackers.

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Lease Accounting

Need help implementing lease accounting standards? We’ve got you covered. BKD’s comprehensive three-part solution can help you implement lease standards with ease. BKD LeaseVision can use artificial intelligence (AI) and other tools 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 template to help perform calculations and develop lease amortization schedules.

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