Real Estate & Construction

Building a Strong Foundation for Growth

A valuable relationship with a professional services firm starts with a solid foundation. At Cherry Bekaert, our Real Estate & Construction group focuses on one goal: helping our clients grow. Cherry Bekaert has the specialized knowledge and proven track record of providing tax and accounting guidance to help position our clients for success in a complex economic climate.

Serving more than 2,400 real estate and construction clients, we have built a substantial knowledge of market dynamics and best practices which we use as a proactive and innovative business resource for our clients. Our team is frequently recognized for our thought leadership through national industry trade publications and is highly active in industry associations and organizations at the local, regional and national level. This involvement ensures that we are forging strong industry relationships and staying ahead of trends.

Our professionals recognize that every real estate and construction client is different, so we customize each plan to meet the specific growth needs of the client. Developing effective tax strategies, structuring developments or projects, and providing cash flow and profitability analysis are practical examples of how we focus our insight in areas that can help our clients grow.

We craft highly-tailored solutions for a wide spectrum of commercial and residential clients including:

  • Commercial, Industrial, Mixed Use, Residential and Retail Developers and Operators;
  • Amenity and Resort Developers, Operators and
  • Property Managers;
  • General, Special Trade and Commercial Contractors; and
  • Real Estate Investment Funds.


The Real Estate & Construction group offers customized strategic solutions in the areas of audit, accounting, tax and advisory.

  • Joint Venture and Operating Agreement Structuring
  • Federal and State Tax Credits, Incentives and Deductions
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Strategic Tax Planning
  • 1031 and Reverse Exchange Analysis & TIC Transactions
  • Distressed Assets Analysis and Evaluation
  • Project Cash Flow and Profitability Analysis
  • Review of Asset Valuation Models
  • Review of Repairs and Capitalization Methods
  • Job Profitability, Cost Control and Breakeven Analysis
  • Licensing and Insurance Requirements
  • Bonding and Surety Relationships
  • Bid and Proposal Preparation
  • Percentage-of-Completion Accounting