Our real estate services

Our scope covers advice on specific issues to help you achieve your strategic goals and compliance work, to help satisfy local and international accounting, tax and business regulations, covering all stages of the business life cycle, including:

Advisory

  • guiding clients through real estate tax rules ensuring appropriate pricing structures are in place;
  • providing local and international advice on all business taxes (direct and indirect);
  • advising on personal tax planning and wealth management;
  • providing tailored services to real estate funds, including support with the establishment of fund vehicles;
  • advising on restructuring opportunities to streamline activities and achieve greater operational and tax efficiency;
  • assessing risk exposure and helping clients maintain robust governance and assurance frameworks with effective controls, including internal reviews ISAE 3402;
  • delivering a range of legal services, including drafting sale and purchase agreements and leases, filing accounts and general assembly of shareholders documentation, as well as negotiating with landlords on rental agreements.

Compliance

  • completing external audits in accordance with local and international standards and regulations;
  • delivering tailored internal audit and IT systems audit services;
  • providing local and international compliance services covering business tax, indirect taxes (such as VAT), income tax returns and other real estate taxes;
  • completing corporate finance assignments, including identifying opportunities, valuing assets and raising finance;
  • conducting effective due diligence on property transactions;
  • providing transaction support to steer property transactions efficiently through to completion;
  • back-office accounting services allow clients to outsource part or all of their finance functions;
  • delivering service charge reviews to ensure that all eligible costs incurred by landlords are recovered in accordance with lease terms;
  • completing tenant and guarantor covenant reviews to assess the financial strength of existing or prospective tenants and provide assurance on future cash flows;
  • conducting turnover rent reviews or providing further assurance that turnover information is complete and the correct definition of gross turnover in the lease is being applied.