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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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BOMA Digital Transformation Guide 2023 

Get the inside scoop on the latest trends and barriers to digital transformation in the real estate and construction industry. This year’s guide offers everything you need to know about what digital transformation is, why it matters to your business, and how to get started on your journey — no matter your budget or level of readiness. 

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Unlock your transformation opportunities

How do your digital transformation efforts stack up against your real estate industry peers? Self-assess your organization’s strengths with our Digital Maturity Health Check to identify potential opportunities ahead of connecting with an advisor. 

Performance Benchmarking Calculator Tool

Performance benchmarks can help you identify opportunities to bring your company on par with and ahead of other businesses in your industry or sector. By assessing what the industry is doing successfully and your areas for improvement, you can develop an action plan to boost performance, improve returns, and increase customer retention.

Take your first steps to get ahead of the curve. Use our Performance Benchmarking Calculator Tool to understand how you measure against the competition.

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Insights

  • Performance

    January 16, 2024

    Tax alert: new rules for short-term rentals in B.C.

    Find out how the new rules for short-term property rentals will affect you and the potential GST/PST impacts of letting your property on the long-term rental market.

  • December 08, 2023

    Looking and planning ahead key priorities for construction industry and government

    Adjusting to the post-pandemic world and planning for a solid future were key topics of discussion at the 2023 Hill Day event.

  • Performance

    April 21, 2023

    Underused Housing Tax Act

    The latest on the Underused Housing Tax and the unanticipated impact of filing requirements on Canadian private corporations, partnerships and trusts.

Contact our Real Estate and Construction Team

Lee Thiessen MBA

Vice President, Real Estate and 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.