Real Estate

Fluctuating market prices, evolving regulations and a dizzying array of financing options present both challenges and opportunities to companies and investors in the real estate industry. Whether real estate is in a bubble, a bust or a transitional phase, effective solutions require the services of a firm with extensive knowledge and experience in real estate accounting and auditing, tax strategies, and advisory services.

Weaver understands what drives the Texas real estate markets. We’ve served the industry for more than 65 years, and as our clients' holdings have grown and evolved, so has our practice. Today, we assist real estate clients across the country.

Weaver’s knowledge and experience spans many segments of the real estate industry, including developers, owners and operators of commercial and residential real estate, master-planned communities, REITs, investment funds, homebuilders, property management companies and real estate brokers. As part of our real estate practice, we also serve multiple branches of the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants, country clubs and golf courses.

Beyond our core audit and tax services, Weaver offers the real estate community a wide range of services, including:

  • Cash flow analysis
  • Cost segregation and energy tax consultation
  • Choice-of-entity analysis
  • Fraud investigation
  • Internal controls audit
  • International tax
  • IT security and controls analysis
  • Lease audit
  • Like-kind exchange planning
  • Operational review and assessment
  • Outsourced CFO/Controller services 
  • Profit enhancement study
  • Rehabilitation and low-income housing credit planning and assessment
  • Sales and use tax consultation 
  • Acquisition due diligence 
Hospitality industry services:

At Weaver, we know the hospitality business can be challenging. Whether your business is a restaurant, hotel or private club, you face thin margins, seasonal cash flow, sales tax and tip reporting, rising food and labor costs, high turnover, and a host of other issues. In addition, there are added complexities that come with real estate and property management. And, if you’re a franchisor or franchisee, your business has its own unique set of issues.

Whether your business is full-service, fast-service, investor-owned, family-run or a franchise with operations in multiple states, Weaver’s hospitality team can help you meet not only your immediate challenges, but create a strategy to accomplish your long-term business goals. A top 40 accounting firm with more than 60 years of experience, Weaver brings a full range of our resources to work for you. In addition to traditional audit and tax services, we can help you with:

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Sam Wren

Partner-in-Charge, Business Tax Quality and Risk Management

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Sam Wren, CPA, has more than 20 years of experience in tax planning and compliance for partnerships, corporations and…

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