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By Wayne Basford | 30 August 2017

A train crash is imminent as global Real Estate & Construction accountancy teams continue to ignore the IFRS 15, 9 and 16 ‘triple whammy’

This time last year, BDO Global posted a blog entitled ‘New IFRS standards 9, 15 and 16 set construction and real estate accountancy teams their greatest challenge in decades’. One year on, we now ask, how have RE&C... Read More


By Sebastian Stevens | 07 August 2017

M&A Horizons - Business Pragmatism Trumps Political Uncertainty

Each quarter BDO’s Mergers & Acquisitions team analyses global deal activity across a number of regions and selected sectors around the world; we offer you a satellite view of how the M&A market is evolving - and where it... Read More


By Sebastian Stevens | 20 June 2017

Sustainability in real estate: is it easy to be green?

With flooding on the rise in the UK and Europe, and Trump’s recent decision to back out of the Paris Accord (a decision that was swiftly followed by massive floods in the state of Missouri), the battle against climate change is... Read More


By Ophir Zilbiger | 08 May 2017

It's time for the Real Estate & Construction sector to wake up to cyber risk!

In 2016 cybercrime cost the global economy over $450 billion; over two billion personal records were stolen and, in the US alone, more than 100 million people had their medical records stolen.Thanks to attacks like this, cyber security... Read More


By Nidhi Seksaria | 27 March 2017

What's trending in Real Estate? Spotlight on India

Each quarter, BDO USA spotlight real estate industry trends and happenings in key international markets. For Spring, we spoke with Nidhi Seksaria, BDO India’s Real Estate & Construction leader. India is on the brink... Read More


By Erik Van Den Broeck | 21 March 2017

Beyond the shops: rejuvenating retail

With the rise of e-commerce and changing consumer demands, traditional retail has been forced to develop and adapt its offering. The impact of this on the global retail market has been massive: retail offerings have become more complex... Read More


By Eugenio García | 08 March 2017

Urban Land Tax declared partially unconstitutional by Spanish courts

The Spanish Constitutional Court (hereinafter, “the Court”) issued a Judgment on 16 February 2017 in which it declared the tax commonly known as “plusvalía municipal” as partially in breach with Article 31.1 of... Read More


By Ian Shapiro | 13 February 2017

PropTech - is 2017 the year things change for the property industry?

2017 is set to be the year the floodgates open for PropTech in the global REC sector, and we’ve looked at some key technologies you should be keeping an eye on in the industry this year. Read More


By Russell Field | 21 December 2016

2017 Predictions for the international real estate market

With the new year fast approaching, BDO’s international real estate team have been considering the worldwide real estate market.  We’ve drawn together the significant trends from some of BDO’s key geographical... Read More


By Sebastian Stevens | 14 December 2016

Traditional REITs are back on top in Australia

Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) delivered another strong performance in the 2016 financial year, with ‘traditional’ commercial property trusts returning the top 10 in the annual BDO A-REIT Survey.The survey... Read More