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Property and Transaction Tax Services

Property & Transaction Tax Services

We reduce property tax burdens for our clients, providing savings that allow them to redeploy capital within their business.


At CBRE, we achieve property and transaction tax savings and refunds for our clients by providing expert tax strategies while executing property and transaction tax appeals and abatements. We use our extensive scale and reach, state-of-the art technology and proven innovation processes to deliver quantifiable, results-driven property tax services.

CBRE’s Property Tax Services professionals are the preeminent real estate tax advisory specialists in the country, offering our clients unique perspectives on property tax services through access to the largest and most valuable proprietary data and intelligence in the industry.

Our Services

  • Assessment and Appeal Services
  • Budget, Accruals and Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Real Estate Transaction Tax

Property Types

  • Multifamily
  • Retail
  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Complex/Special Use

Reasons to Review Property Taxes 

Why Property Taxes Are Important

Property Taxes…

  • Are often the single largest operating expense for commercial real estate
  • Can lessen recovery shortfalls and increase earnings
  • Directly affect leasing capabilities and impact tenants
  • Affect underwriting assumptions

Reasons to Review Taxes…

  • Periodic Assessor reappraisals can generate valuation errors
  • Change in property use
  • Change in zoning or configuration
  • New construction or demolition
  • Increased property tax burden

CBRE Advantage

Our national practice serves all 50 states, delivering local expertise and superior client outcomes.
National Reach

Related Services

With more than 690 experienced professionals in 90+ offices nationwide, Valuation & Advisory Services (VAS) provides high-quality valuations and consulting services to help clients make the right business decisions.
CBRE Assessment & Consulting Services (ACS) provides a full suite of real estate consulting services − including property condition and environmental site assessments, facility assessment consulting, construction risk management and telecom advisory services − for lenders, investors, occupiers, owners, developers and telecom providers.
The Financial & Tax Reporting Services professionals possess technical leadership and extensive knowledge of fair value financial and tax reporting standards, and can effectively communicate our findings to our clients, their auditors and regulatory authorities.

Learn More About CBRE’s Property & Transaction Tax Services

Property Tax Questions?


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Mark Whitney
National Director, Property & Transaction Tax Services
Valuation & Advisory Services
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