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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.

Insights

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    Confidence

    April 15, 2021

    What Home Builders Need to Know About Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

    With stiff penalties and complex compliance measures, you need to take FINTRAC seriously and ensure your organization is prepared.

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    Progress

    March 30, 2021

    Picking your Winners – selecting the right people for your Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing Plans

    Creating an effective profit-sharing or employee-ownership plan requires a thoughtful approach that includes screening, meeting eligibility requirements, and / or objective criteria.

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    Agility

    March 24, 2021

    Fill the gaps in your finance department with ‘ease’

    Ease by MNP uses cloud accounting platforms, like Xero, to help you work more effectively. Learn how in this Q&A blog.

Contact our Real Estate and Construction Team

Lee Thiessen

Lee Thiessen MBA

National Leader, Real Estate & Construction

Lee Thiessen, MBA, is a Senior Partner in MNP’s Calgary office and the firm’s National Leader of the Real Estate and Construction group. Highly experienced, Lee focuses on helping clients achieve their short- and long-term goals, bringing strategic expertise and insight to each engagement.

Lee’s past and present leadership roles have provided strategic expertise and insight into the preparation of many real estate value challenges. As a seasoned commercial realty professional, he has provided strategic consulting expertise to many of Canada’s leading public realty firms, emerging private firms and high-net-worth real estate professionals.

Active for many years in both realty tax as well as commercial real estate consulting, Lee was a senior partner and leader of the national realty tax consulting service line at a Big Four consulting firm for eight years. He also was an executive vice president for a global commercial real estate consulting firm based in Toronto.

Lee holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Corporate Finance from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary. He is the chair of the Calgary Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).