Real Estate

In real estate, economic cycles and value-creating activities don’t happen overnight.  At DGC, we provide our clients with the long-range perspective, shoulder-to-shoulder collaboration, and deeply honed professional curiosity to help them evaluate and realize their investment’s intrinsic worth. 

Our clients include investment funds, developers, managers, and brokers, as well as owners and operators of all types of real estate, including office properties, industrial properties, hotels, multi-family housing and shopping centers.  

Our expertise encompasses all aspects of real estate — from advising on the tax consequences related to transactions and negotiating with investors, to analyzing partnership agreements and carrying out 1031 exchange programs. We offer sound solutions and creative ideas that maximize the value of our clients’ investments, optimizing tax results and equity values.

Services include:

  • Tax planning including services related to organizational and ownership structure
  • Advisory services relating to succession and exit planning
  • Assistance with deferred like kind exchanges
  • Advisory services for structuring with foreign and tax-exempt investors
  • Assistance with lease planning and structuring for owners and tenants
  • Structuring and consulting for Rehabilitation Tax Credit opportunities
  • Evaluation of property profitability and cash flow forecasting
  • Purchase and sale advisory services
  • Assistance with debt financing matters
  • Internal control review and evaluation services
  • Audit, review and compilation of financial statements
  • Preparation of annual income and excise tax returns
  • Cybersecurity assessments, penetration testing, and compliance

The team at DGC is proactive—they think about and anticipate tax issues. DGC was helpful and provided insights when analyzing alternatives for complicated restructuring and mergers. They offer a level of attention that’s needed, which gives us confidence that our objectives will always be met. The people are good people to work with, and enjoyable to have in the office.

Peter C. Nordblom President Nordblom Company, Inc.

When we transitioned to DGC from a national firm, it was seamless. The team at DGC understands the real estate industry, financial reporting and the technical side of accounting. They guide us and advise us about everything we need to know. The team is approachable, responsive, and brings a fresh perspective. They “know their stuff”.

Patricia Olsen-Goldberg, CPA First Vice President Boston Financial Investment Management, LP