The importance of commercial and private real estate has grown in importance in all areas of life in recent years. In times of volatile markets in particular, there is an increasing trend towards real estate as an investment property.
The challenges that arise in connection with real estate are diverse. Whether in connection with the planning, construction, management and marketing or in the context of planned real estate transactions, the actors are confronted with diverse, sometimes extremely complex financial, tax and legal issues. Here we actively support our clients as experienced consultants.
We have been accompanying our clients for a long time in all areas related to the acquisition, management and sale of real estate. Right from the start, one of our partners is by your side as a permanent contact who actively accompanies you in all questions.
Our real estate services
- Tax advice for the optimal structuring and development of the real estate portfolio
- Restructuring of existing real estate assets, taking inheritance and gift taxes into account
- Tax structuring of property acquisitions (e.g. tax optimization of legal form, tax-optimal financing)
- Support in setting up special-purpose and acquisition companies
- Implementation of financial and tax as well as commercial due diligence
- Tax clauses for asset or share deals
- Advice on all aspects of REITs
- Sale and lease back structures
- Tax advice in connection with a planned property sale
- Real estate transfer tax advice
- Tax advice on international and cross-border real estate transactions
- Sales tax advice in connection with real estate
- Advice on avoiding commercial property trading
- Ongoing tax advice on all issues relating to day-to-day business
- Support with tax audits
- Preparation of tax returns, advance sales tax returns as well as annual financial statements and surplus accounts relating to real estate
- Unit valuation
- Estimate of the required values for inheritance and gift taxes
- Market value estimation for cases of contribution, etc.
- Liquidity, asset and profitability calculations
- Due diligence in real estate companies
- Advice on financing issues
- Support with financing decisions and the application for loans as well as subsidies at federal, state and EU level