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Industries angle Real Estate and Construction

See beyond transactions and business cycles toward real success.


For the last 35 years, the professionals at Mueller Prost have been helping Real Estate & Construction companies like yours navigate complex transactions, leverage tax law changes and build successful businesses.

We’re problem solvers at heart, building long-term relationships with our clients so we can deliver truly meaningful and powerful insights. We believe in being proactive – in both helping you through individual transactions, and helping you uncover new opportunities around every turn.

We work with a wide range of clients in real estate and construction, including:

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial and Residential Developers
  • Homebuilders
  • Property Managers
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • HUD
  • Investors
  • Construction
  • General Contractors
  • Sub Contractors (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Lighting)
  • Construction Management
  • Infrastructure 

People at a Glance

Areas of Focus

Cost Segregation Studies

You may be able to increase your cash flow by accelerating depreciation deductions. We will walk you through the steps to see if your situation qualifies.

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Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

We bring deep technical expertise to help you navigate the intricacies of key tax-saving opportunities and can help review your hiring practices to determine the credit amount for each qualified new hire.

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179D Commercial Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction

The popular 179D tax deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings was extended for 2020. It’s an engineered tax incentive based on the reduction of energy use in commercial buildings. We’ll help you claim the credit if you qualify.


You could qualify for a tax credit worth up to $2,000 per dwelling unit if your energy consumption is less than national standards. Our team of engineers and tax consultants will help you get the evaluations and documentation you need to qualify for the credit.

Opportunity Zones

Your developments in economically distressed areas may qualify you for tax benefits you can reinvest in your business. We’ll help you find your way through the new regulations.

1031 Tax Free Exchanges

You may be able to defer capital gains taxes on property sales if you purchase a like-kind property. Our team has experience leading developers like you through the process.

Tangible Property Regulations

How much of what you pay to purchase or improve property is deductible? How do you measure the lifecycle and the unit of a property? Our team can help you make the most of the regulations.

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Does your property qualify for the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit (HRTC)? Should it? Get in touch with us to see if you qualify for this dollar-for-dollar reduction in your federal taxes.

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Design to spark private investment in affordable housing, the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is based on the cost of the development and the percentage of units designated as low income. We work with both developers and investors to maximize their benefits from this credit.


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