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Real Estate & Construction

Whether you’re a real estate owner, investor or construction company, our team provides exemplary insights by combining an in-depth understanding of the local real estate market with industry best practices and a global network.


Whether you’re breaking ground on a new project, restructuring an existing partnership or require consulting on day-to-day operations, our partners are here to provide experience and support to help you achieve your goals. Our REC specialists count some of the industry’s top players among their clients, including Vancouver-based real-estate developer Concert Properties, as well as Devonshire Properties.

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Our Expertise

Since 1980, the Smythe REC group has been advising a wide range of clients, from construction companies and high-rise developers to corporate landlords and investment funds.  Our REC practice works in tandem with clients, serving as advisors along every step of their business growth journey. We are fully equipped to provide financial and advisory services to all stakeholders in the real estate industry, having worked with start-ups, established industry giants and everyone in between.

What We Offer

Our services are in-depth and tailor-made to each client’s specific needs and business goals. We pride ourselves on our multidisciplinary team and approach, collaborating with our internal experts and relying on all the resources at our disposal.

Optimal structure for your business (corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, etc.)

Acquiring and selling real estate

Real estate pro formas and budgeting, forecasts and projections

Cash flow analysis and management on real estate portfolios

Intergenerational transfers of corporate real estate portfolios

Strategies and planning for the real estate and construction industry

Tax planning, strategies, solutions and tax compliance services

Cross-border tax compliance and planning services for international corporations and investors

Estate planning tailored for families and owners of real estate

Federal and provincial tax authority representation

Compliance audits and special reports such as construction cost audits

Accounting and financial reporting under ASPE and IFRS

More Services Related Services

Smythe offers our valued clients a wide range of tailored services. Our local knowledge and specialized industry insight help you succeed in today’s ever-changing environment.

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Cross-Border & US Tax

Our team has tax expertise on both sides of the border and can assist with your US, Canadian and cross-border tax questions.

Cross-Border & US Tax
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Tax Planning & Compliance

We can help you navigate the increasingly complex tax landscape to develop effective strategies and solutions that work for you and your business.


Audit & Accounting

Whether you have a private company, a public one listed in Canada or the US, or a non-profit organization, we make sure to provide personalized and professional services.

Audit & Accounting

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