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Construction & Real Estate

Construction & Real Estate

We Return Value to the construction and real estate industries by helping our clients answer the difficult questions that keep them up at night.

The construction and real estate industry teams at Machen McChesney are made up of CPAs and consultants dedicated to helping you answer the difficult questions that you face. Together with a network of industry professionals through the BDO Alliance USA, we can provide unparalleled access and expertise that Returns Value to your organization.

Construction Accounting Expertise

The construction market has always been a competitive environment. To be successful, companies must keep a close eye on their job costs through timely and accurate internal reporting. Success in the construction industry requires a keen understanding of the financial side of the business, and Machen McChesney is the financial partner that can help you succeed.  

Our in-house team has significant experience helping Return Value to our construction clients on a daily basis. Beyond simply providing the timely and accurate financial statements on which you and your lenders rely, we help you understand your financial metrics compared to industry key performance indicators. Leveraging this financial insight, we can help you better manage risk moving forward. 

As an independent member of BDO Alliance USA, a unique aspect of our service to the construction industry is our relationship with the Construction Accounting Network (CAN). The CAN is a nationwide team of independent accounting and consulting professionals with diverse and deep construction experience. Together we provide the knowledge and resources to help you overcome challenges with a strategic approach with services tailored to your needs and individual attention.

We stay in front of the industry’s key business, accounting and tax issues and provide our staff with the most up-to-date training courses to best serve our construction client base.

Construction accounting services we routinely provide to our clients include:

  • Job cost management & process improvement
  • Bonding capacity maximization & surety relationship development
  • Tax planning & utilization of industry tax elections and deductions
  • Trend analysis & industry benchmarking
  • Cash management & cash flow by job calculations
  • Workers compensation & indirect cost allocations
  • State contractor license preparation
  • Sales & use tax preparation & compliance
  • Multistate tax preparation & compliance
  • Business owner financial, estate & succession planning
  • Business valuations

Real Estate Industry Accounting Expertise

Real estate clients we routinely provide accounting services to include:

  • Commercial & multifamily property owners
  • Commercial & residential developers
  • Condominium & resort developers
  • Golf course resort developers and operators
  • Mixed-use land developers
  • Property management companies
  • Real estate brokers & mortgage companies

The members of our real estate practice combine experience as accounting, tax and consulting advisors with in-depth knowledge of the industry to provide timely guidance to help you address key industry issues.

Through our access to BDO Alliance USA, we can help real estate clients in a wide variety of ways, from assisting real estate investment trusts (REITs) with access to equity markets to helping real estate operating companies (REOCs) and developers deal with uncertain market conditions. Our network serves clients across all segments of the industry with relationships extending to real estate investment funds, private equity, hedge funds, lodging and condominium developers.

Looking for more information on our construction and real estate accounting services? Our CPA firm proudly serves, Auburn, Opelika, Montgomery and the rest of Alabama and surrounding states. Fill out our contact form below or call us anytime at 334-887-7022 and one of our professionals will be glad to help. Together, we can Return Value to your organization.

Questions? Contact Michael D. Machen, CPA, CVA