Building, Construction & Real Estate 

Real Estate

Today’s turbulent economic landscape presents increasingly complex challenges. Liquidity and financing risks, corporate governance, risk management, regulatory reform, infrastructure development, and organizational issues caused by consolidation, growth, and systems evolution are among them.


Selecting the right professional services firm – one with the industry depth, knowledge, and insight to help clients address their most pressing issues and realize the opportunities ahead – can be critical to success.


That is why many organizations turn to KPMG’s Building, Construction & Real Estate (BC&RE) practice. With 1,500 professionals in the U.S. BC&RE practice and more than 3,000 worldwide across KPMG International’s network of member firms, we combine the responsiveness of a small firm with the resources and strategic perspective of a large, global network. These factors help us serve our clients’ needs across a broad spectrum of issues and geographies.

Real Estate Accounting, Reporting and Tax: The impact of new standards and guidance

Even as the economic outlook gets brighter, applying evolving accounting and tax rules to your business realities remains a serious challenge. This document is intended to provide our perspectives on how to address the key issues you will face in your year-end activities.

Crossing the Carry in Real Estate Funds

A real estate fund manager’s goal of creating the most efficient overall tax result is easily articulated and understood, but not so easily accomplished. Pursuing various structures and strategies to achieve that end—as well as the resulting reporting requirements—is more complicated than ever, calling for a thorough knowledge of available structures, investor preferences and relevant implications.

Impacts on the Construction Industry of the New Revenue Standard

Recently, the IASB and FASB released a new joint standard on revenue recognition--IFRS 15, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, effective 1 January 2017--that will apply to contract accounting in the construction industry.

China Inbound Investing in U.S. Real Estate

Chinese investors have long used real estate as a core investment. As cash-rich institutions and the wealthiest family offices seek to diversify their capital away from their home country, their investment portfolio broadens to include overseas properties in developed countries such as the United States.

Riding the Real Estate Renaissance

Riding the 2014 Renaissance in U.S. Commercial Real Estate presents an outlook on the U.S. Commercial Real Estate industry in 2014 and beyond. It also highlights emerging market trends that should impact the U.S. real estate sector, identifying new investment opportunities for investors and developers.

Unlock Your Real Estate Asset’s Hidden Value

While real estate investment trusts (REITs) have long provided property owners an efficient operating structure, more companies are now rethinking how to uncover additional value from their real estate assets via a REIT conversion.

Global Construction Survey 2013: Ready for the next big wave?

KPMG International’s 2013 Global Construction Survey catches the industry in a more upbeat mood after several years of falling backlogs and tight margins that felt like a hangover following the previous boom. Economic recovery is stimulating manufacturing, while growing urbanization is driving a continued demand for infrastructure in all forms.

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Gregory Williams

Greg Williams
National Sector Leader
Building, Construction & Real Estate
+1 (214) 840-2425


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