Residential

Residential Real Estate and Construction

Changes in the economy, rising material and labour costs, fluctuating interest rates and shifts in demand can all have significant impacts on your business. Strategies for today may not be effective tomorrow. To structure your business for success, you need to ensure it’s running as efficiently as possible, allowing you to capitalize on opportunities as they arise.

Our Residential Real Estate and Construction professionals have worked closely with some of the top residential real estate and construction companies across Canada on a range of engagements. We understand the pre-eminent challenges you face and provide a menu of services and in-depth guidance to help you make informed decisions that will put your company ahead of the competition. 

Solutions for Your Success

MNP is a known leader within the residential real estate and construction sector. We are actively involved with boards, committees and government organizations, staying on top of changing industry forces that could impact your operation. No matter your needs, we offer a comprehensive suite of services specifically designed for residential real estate and construction businesses, including: 

  • Government Relations

  • Planning for Succession 

    A successful residential real estate or construction company can have a long and prosperous run. However, eventually your business will need to be transferred to new ownership — whether a family member, an employee or an outside party. Securing your future means planning for succession well in advance of when you’re actually planning to retire. We help you consider your succession options and plans at every stage of your business for a comfortable retirement. 

  • Organizations of all sizes and industries must innovate to meet the demands of today’s competitive and increasingly digital marketplace. We help you harness technology to get ahead in today’s fast-moving digital world.

    Insights

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      Buildings looking towards the ocean

      May 26, 2021

      Proper planning helps non-resident property owners avoid tax pitfalls

      Proper planning helps non-resident property owners avoid tax pitfalls and costly mistakes that  can turn a property investment dream into a nightmare.

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      Your Construction Company and Employee Share Options

      MNP poses a few questions and offers a few tips to see if an employee share option plan will work for you and your construction company.

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      Workers at construction site

      April 26, 2021

      2021 Federal Budget Highlights for Real Estate & Construction Industry

      The 2021 Federal Budget delivered numerous announcements that may impact the real estate and construction sector. Find out what the changes mean for you and your business.

    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).

    Tools and Resources

    For more information on how we can help your residential real estate or construction business prosper, please check out our insights and tools.