Tidwell Group's Commercial Real Estate Practice


Given the cyclical nature of the real estate industry, business executives must continually contend with game-changing upswings and downturns that could mean the difference between success and failure. What are the opportunities and challenges facing today’s real estate executive? Among others, financing considerations, regulatory requirements, and competitive factors require that professional service providers have unsurpassed experience and have the ability to provide value-added solutions that create a competitive advantage.

Tidwell Group has a national presence with a commercial real estate team that has years of experience serving finance companies, banks and institutional lenders and investors, family offices, high net worth investors, pension funds, private equity funds, federal, state and local government entities, owners, operators and developers.

With decades of partner experience and comprehensive expertise serving all commercial real estate asset classes, Tidwell Group has a successful history of providing value and assisting:

  • Developers
  • Golf Courses
  • Homebuilders/Land and Lot Developers
  • Hotels
  • Industrial
  • Lenders
  • Medical Office
  • Military Housing
  • Mixed-use
  • Multifamily
  • Office
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Retail
  • Seniors Housing
  • Student Housing

Value-added Services to the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Given Tidwell Group’s strong focus on the commercial real estate industry, the firm’s partners have experience providing all aspects of assurance, tax and consulting services including:

  • 3-14 audits
  • 45L energy studies
  • Analysis of variable interest entities and application of the related accounting standards
  • Annual and quarterly REIT compliance testing
  • Assurance services (audit, agreed upon procedures and other attest services)
  • Business processes
  • Common area maintenance audits
  • Construction contract assurance services
  • Cost allocation and capitalization
  • Cost certifications for construction projects
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Due diligence for property acquisitions and dispositions, mergers and acquisitions and other due diligence services
  • Historic tax credits services
  • Historical performance ratios and returns and preparation of pitch books
  • Information technology services
  • Internal audit services
  • International tax compliance and consulting
  • Lease accounting analysis
  • Lease audit and administration services
  • Litigation support & expert witness testimony
  • Loan portfolio due diligence
  • New accounting standards analysis and implementation
  • New markets tax credits (NMTC)
  • Fair value accounting interpretation and analysis
  • Financial reporting analysis
  • Forecasts, projections and pro-forma financial information
  • Forensic audit and accounting services
  • Real estate development consulting services
  • Sales of real estate
  • SSAE 16 reports
  • Tax advisory services
  • Tax consulting services
  • Tax preparation services
  • Tax research and planning
  • Technical assistance for existing accounting standards
  • Transaction accounting analysis
  • Transfer pricing studies
  • Outsourcing of accounting and tax functions
  • Purchase price allocations in accordance with US GAAP

Professional Affiliations

Tidwell Group’s partners are dedicated to staying abreast of industry trends, regulations and value-added developments. We strongly believe that our commitment to continually improve provides a benefit to clients as our capabilities are expanded beyond providing tax and advisory services and we are enabled to advise clients on business issues and current events impacting operations and financial success. Listed below are the professional organizations Tidwell Group has worked with:

  • Commercial Real Estate for Women
  • NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
  • National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF)
  • National Multi-housing Council
  • Real Estate Council of Austin
  • Urban Land Institute

 

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