Real estate

Our real estate specialists are passionate about the industry and can draw on many years’ experience to help you navigate the changing property landscape and achieve your objectives.

Our team has a wealth of expertise and a solid track record of supporting many significant domestic and overseas investor clients in UK commercial and residential property. We will take the time to gain a thorough understanding of your requirements so that we can provide the advice that is right for you.

We will provide a comprehensive service so you have all the support you need from a single team of experts: accounting services; tax advice (covering Corporation Tax, VAT, Stamp Duty Land Tax, capital allowances), compliance support and accounting functions.

We provide a complete range of sector relevant services, from structuring an initial acquisition through to advice on disposal of property assets or companies, advising both domestic and international clients. Our team provide financial and tax due diligence support and advice on the acquisition of property, either as standalone assets or shares in a property company. Following on from an acquisition, we then provide audit and assurance services to many real estate companies.

Our team also assist in providing advice on funding for new builds (refurbishment and investment), extraction of funds or property from an owner managed business, maximising VAT recovery or capital allowances.

We will guide you on exit planning for the business and its shareholders, support you to resolve disputes with our Escalate team, and deal with issues surrounding VAT registrations and preparation, VAT returns, tax compliance, registration of overseas companies, preparation and submission of ATED, CIS Subcontractors returns Inheritance tax and Capital Gains Tax advice for UK and overseas resident individuals. We can also advise on the commercial properties housed within pension schemes.

We take a commercial approach, looking at opportunities to derive benefits for you in complex areas such as capital allowances and VAT, or where changes have been made to legislation.

Our team has the expertise and capacity to take on all challenges, both national and international. Through the global reach of our committed network, PKF Global with members in around 150 countries, we have the knowledge to advise you if you operate across different tax and legislative jurisdictions.