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Real Estate and Construction

Canada’s real estate and construction sector is dynamic and demanding. Set yourself apart with innovative business strategies, efficient operations and a tax plan that takes you from where you are to where you want to be. 

Our Commitment to the Real Estate and Construction Industry

Success in the real estate and construction industry means setting yourself apart to create something truly unique. As one of the fastest-growing firms in Canada, we understand what it takes to not only grow your business, but to structure it effectively for the long term. We also know that a one size fits all approach doesn’t work and unique collaborative approach ensures you are always part of the solution. Together, building plans that will allow your business to stand above the rest.

With expertise in markets throughout Canada, we’ve worked with some of the nation’s most recognized developers. We continue to invest our time and resources into building teams and services that are specifically designed to help the real estate and construction industry thrive. 

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Real Estate and Construction Newsletter 

Receive the latest tax, regulatory, and business information and how it relates to your industry.

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Real Estate and Construction Industry Involvement and Support

We are proud supporters of various initiatives and organizations that promote Canada’s real estate and construction industries.

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The BOMA Cyber Security Guide – 5th Edition

Building on a strong foundation, and coming full circle from the first edition, our fifth edition focuses on effective cyber security governance. From the management of your critical data through to clarity of the roles and responsibilities for successful cyber security, get key insights to manage your cyber security risks.

Insights

  • Progress

    January 18, 2023

    What are the tax implications of owning vacation property in the U.S?

    Owning a vacation property in the United States can come with tax complexities but they don’t have to be challenging if you know what they are ahead of time.

  • Confidence

    January 11, 2023

    Sharing Canada’s construction priorities with the Federal Government

    Canadian construction and real estate leaders recently interfaced with politicians to advocate for a better future for the industry. Here’s what they discussed.

  • Agility

    November 21, 2022

    How home builders can leverage the Canada Digital Adoption Program

    Home builders and construction companies can increase revenue and create efficiencies through digital transformation. The Canada Digital Adoption Program catalyzes that process.

Contact our Real Estate and Construction Team

Lee Thiessen MBA

National Leader, Real Estate & Construction

Lee is the Vice President of MNP’s Real Estate and Construction Services team. Based in Calgary, Lee provides clients with strategic insights and advice as he helps them navigate their real estate challenges and achieve their short- and long-term goals. As a seasoned commercial realty professional, he works closely with leading public realty firms, emerging private firms and high-net-worth real estate professionals. He also oversees and grows MNP’s significant position within this Canadian market segment.

Lee is highly experienced in both realty taxes and valuation as well as commercial real estate consulting. Prior to joining MNP, he was a senior partner and leader of the national realty tax consulting service line at a Big Four consulting firm, as well as an executive vice-president for a global commercial real estate consulting firm in Toronto.

Lee holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in corporate finance from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Calgary. He is a BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) Canada board member and was a long-term board member of a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange.