Construction & Real Estate

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Reduce uncertainty and improve long-term performance

In the construction and real estate industries, fluctuating economic conditions aren’t the exception. They’re the rule.

As you build, sell, finance, trade, operate, or develop properties, neglecting to work with financial specialists can cost you. In the long run, it can lead to poor risk management, major tax penalties, and even business losses.

By working with Coker James, you can avoid those outcomes. Specifically, you can minimize tax liability, manage risk effectively, and avoid financial setbacks. More importantly, you’ll continue growing a business that withstands market volatility.

We are using Coker James and have been very pleased with their service. They were quick to review where we stood and saw some missed tax savings opportunities. They mostly helped us with what we didn’t know and streamlined our business. We would definitely recommend a new, small business to hire them.

Ron Scott, President
Wildwood Construction Services, LLC

I cannot say enough about the services provided by Coker James. They are specialists in my business, have a large base of clients like me and stay in sync with my business as it changes. Their professionalism and knowledge of the construction industry are second to none.

Jim Gallagher, President
Gallagher Electric

At Coker James, our experienced team helps you access:

  • Specialized knowledge of construction and real estate financial strategies
  • Industry-focused tax compliance and tax minimization
  • Due diligence for real estate investments or developments
  • Better performance from your real estate holdings

Full scope of construction client services

  • Accounting & auditing
  • Advising for mergers and acquisitions
  • Analytical review with industry comparison
  • Audits, reviews, and compilations of financial statements
  • Benchmarking
  • Bond capacity maximization
  • Business valuations
  • Compliance for tax returns, including income, franchise, payroll, sales, estate and gift
  • Consulting & tax services
  • Controlling costs and establishing internal controls
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Educational programs
  • Equipment acquisition
  • Estate & continuity planning
  • Evaluating and upgrading computer systems
  • Evaluating and verifying construction claims
  • Financial strategy, including business plans, budgets, forecasts, cost reduction/revenue enhancement programs, growth planning, and cash flow analysis
  • Income tax method of accounting
  • Interim bookkeeping services
  • Internal controls setup and review
  • Job fade analysis
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Operational reviews
  • Overhead review
  • Personnel evaluation and search
  • Planning for long-term contract tax regulations
  • Preparing and analyzing contract schedules
  • Proactive tax planning
  • Risk assessment/profit and loss calculations
  • Software consultations, setup, and training
  • Succession planning
  • Training for accounting personnel
  • Workers compensation reviews

Full scope of real estate client services

  • Acquisition evaluations
  • Activity classification
  • Capital acquisition
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Choice of entity planning
  • Contracts and negotiations
  • Cost allocations
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Development
  • Divestitures
  • Employee benefit plans and workers compensation consulting
  • Financial options
  • Internal control assessments
  • International real estate operations
  • Lease and loan compliance
  • Like kind exchanges
  • Litigation support and contract claims assistance
  • Multi-state real estate operations
  • Outsourced CFO/Controller services
  • Owner succession
  • Profit allocation analysis
  • Projections
  • Real estate development strategies
  • Rental rate analysis
  • Sales and use tax consultation
  • Selection and implementation of management software
  • Special projects
  • Strategic planning
  • Structuring and review of transactions
  • Tax planning and analysis

Start working with an accounting and advisory firm that knows your industry.