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Real Estate Overview

Over the past 30 years, RubinBrown’s Real Estate Services Group has developed a strong reputation nationally as a leader in accounting and advisory services.

Today, the group provides specialized services to real estate entities from coast to coast.

RubinBrown's Real Estate Services Group provides a full range of assurance, tax, business planning and consulting services to:

  • Investment funds
  • Real estate partnerships
  • Developers
  • Management companies
  • Governmental agencies
  • Syndicators and investors
  • Financial institutions
  • Construction-related companies

Through the years, our clients have grown to depend on our expertise in four key areas of the real estate sector:

Affordable Housing

This complex and highly regulated industry has been one that we have focused on since the early days of HUD and the advent of the federal low-income housing tax credit program.

Historic Tax Credit Services

Our team has extensive experience with consulting on historic rehabilitation projects across the country.

New Markets Tax Credit Services

In addition to initial program guidance and consulting, our experts can help you with NMTC application assistance.

Opportunity Zones

This incentive program was created by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 and is designed to bring growth to communities across the country. Our team of opportunity zone experts can help guide you through the complexities of the program by helping with transaction structuring, compliance, tax and accounting.

Renewable Energy

There are many new financial incentives for companies in the renewable energy sector. We can help you sort through the opportunities and provide financial guidance to move your businesses forward.

2019 Apartment Stats

Each year, data is collected from our clients, as well as other contacts and referrals within the industry, to comprise averages in a variety of markets within the United States.

The accompanying statistical information includes operational data for 2017 and represents approximately 770 apartment projects in roughly 40 states. While these averages are representative of a smaller pool of projects, the trends are usually consistent with those experienced at the national level.


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The Real Estate Services Blog is published by RubinBrown's Real Estate Services Group as a value-added approach keeping clients and contacts informed about current, relevant topics affecting the real estate industry.



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RubinBrown Real Estate Services Group's services include:

  • Cash flow and operational analyses
  • Specialized and complex tax planning
  • Troubled project workouts
  • HOPE VI consulting
  • Senior housing consulting
  • Business valuations
  • Low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) consulting and compliance
  • Affordable housing consulting and compliance
  • Historic rehabilitation tax credit consulting
  • Sales and Use Tax consulting
  • Governmental cost certifications (FHA and state agency)
  • NMTC consulting and compliance
  • Renewable energy consulting and compliance
  • Design and evaluation of financial reporting systems and internal control systems
  • Capital asset segregation analysis
  • Construction draw accounting and processing
  • Structured and complex deal structuring
  • Assistance in obtaining debt/equity financing
  • Like-kind exchange consulting
  • Strategic planning
  • Feasibility studies



Focus on Taxation & Real Estate: Tax Savings Related To Opportunity Zones

In summary, the article details that the newly created qualified opportunity zones offer an intriguing tax planning option for investors and a potential boon for distressed communities.


It’s a Record Period of Growth for the Multi-Family Industry

Each year, RubinBrown publishes an Apartment Statistical Analysis. This data is collected from clients, as well as other contacts and referrals within the industry, to compile averages in a variety of markets within the United States.

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