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Real Estate and Infrastructure

The BDO Ziv Haft Firm specializes in the provision of customized and unique services to corporations, organizations and individuals in the real estate sector. The importance and demand for guidance in accounting, economic and tax issues in this sector have increased in recent years, in view of challenging milestones and objectives, regulatory requirements and the fast growth in this field in Israel and worldwide. In order to achieve their objectives, while maintaining prudent use of resources, companies in this sector are required to adjust their organizational structure and identify their developing needs and service requirements.

The real estate professional team has long-standing experience in providing audit, tax and financial consulting services to clients in the real estate sector. As a result of the firm membership and high involvement in the BDO International network, our professional team is able to provide solutions that meet international standards quickly and efficiently, thereby allowing our clients direct access to international markets.

The firm’s principal services for the real estate sector are as follows:

Audit of financial statements – The firm provides accounting and audit services to private and public companies in various sections of the real estate sector, among them leading Israeli real estate firms.

Consulting and accompanying of initial public offerings – The firm’s real estate expert team is highly experienced in accompanying IPOs and providing consulting and guidance in capital raising on the Israeli Stock Exchange and on leading stock exchanges in Europe and the United States.

Tax consulting and planning – BDO Ziv Haft's Tax Cluster has extensive experience in providing tax accompaniment to real estate companies. In cooperation with the BDO International network and its tax departments, the firm consults its real estate clients on local and international tax issues, including transfer pricing. Additionally, the Tax Cluster provides ongoing guidance to REITs, which addresses all tax aspects that have bearing on the REIT and its investors (the format of reporting to the investors, withholding of tax at source, etc.). Moreover, several employees of the Firm participated in the legislation process of Amendment 147 to the Income Tax Ordinance, including the legislation of the REIT section.

Financial consulting services – BDO Consulting Group leads various real estate projects and organizations in areas pertaining to valuations, the formulation of business plans, transactions accompaniment, tax consulting, etc. The Consulting Group serves as the financial unit of the Association of Contractors and Builders in Israel. As part of our services, we perform economic and financial analyses and various reviews of different aspects of the real estate market and, where necessary, prepare forecasts.

 

Additional services:

Mergers and Acquisitions 

Business consulting in China - SHENG-BDO 

Business consulting in India - BDO-I2I

 

Real Estate Team

Our professional team includes audit, taxation and consulting experts in the real estate sector. As a result of the firm membership and high involvement in the BDO International network, our professional team is able to provide solutions that meet international standards quickly and efficiently, thereby allowing our clients direct access to international markets.  



BDO Consulting Israel conducted a comparative analysis of the housing markets among eight observed countries. The purpose of this analysis is to gain insight into the relationship between the increase in households to dwellings completed and how the market trend in each country impacts housing prices. We believed that a shortage in dwelling stock would be associated with an increase in housing prices, and vice versa.

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