Commercial property tax
Increase your profit margins by taking control of your property taxes
From acquisitions and development to ongoing operation or asset disposition/re-positioning, commercial property tax is a controllable expense that should be examined at every phase of the real estate asset lifecycle.
Taking a proactive approach to tax analysis and management can aid investment decision-making and directly contribute to what, where, when and how assets are bought, sold and managed.
From assessment and appeal support at the individual asset level to full tax management solutions for your portfolio, better manage your property tax liabilities and improve your bottom line with the help of our commercial property tax team.
- Tax assessments and appeals
- Tax due diligence
- Tax management and compliance
- In-house property tax services
Local expertise, Canada-wide coverage. We operate where you operate
As a Canadian-owned company in operation for over 40 years, our national practice provides access to a wealth of information and data on comparable properties across the country. Our consultants leverage this breadth of data, combined with local expertise, to efficiently manage your tax liabilities and maximize potential tax savings.
With 14 regional offices, our team of more than 200 highly qualified and specialized experts cover all major markets across Canada. We have built strong working relationships with all stakeholders, ensuring that we stay current of market conditions, property assessment and tax trends.
One convenient point of access to your property information
Leverage the power of our Property Tax Analyzer ™ platform which brings all of your specific property and tax-related data directly to you with one convenient point of access. The platform provides:
- Comprehensive view of assets and access to all your property information, including: property assessments, appeal status, and taxation information
- Powerful reports that bring property portfolio insights directly to you
- 24/7, immediate access to the data required to make informed decisions and improve the efficiency of your operations
- Simple and intuitive interface — making it easier than ever to get the information you need
- Powerful mapping capabilities
- Ability to view a single property or all your properties across multiple jurisdictions
Get started with Property Tax Analyzer ™ today.
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Leverage the power of our Property Tax Analyzer ™ platform which brings all of your specific property and tax-related data directly to you with one convenient point of access.
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Understand the valuation parameters, legislation and tax policy that drive your property’s assessment and tax liability.
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Manage your single largest operating expense and remain compliant where you own or lease property.
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Q&A | property tax relief during COVID-19bu-commercial-property-tax acquisition development disposition operation property-tax-management-compliancetax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-analyzer
Mar 27, 2020
Frequently asked questions and answers about property tax relief during and following the COVID-19 pandemic
Alberta oil & gas producers now able to link wellsite equipment to well productionbu-commercial-property-tax operation tax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-management-compliance
Aug 6, 2020
With the transition to centralized assessment of oil and gas properties in the province, ratepayers are being invited to link their wellsite equipment packages to the associated Alberta Energy Regulator ("AER") well license.
What you need to know about Calgary’s 2021 Pre-Roll Consultation Periodbu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development operation tax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-management-compliance
Jul 20, 2020
The City of Calgary’s 2021 Pre-Roll Consultation Period will commence on October 1, 2020 and end on November 6, 2020.
Manitoba assessment cycle extended for one additional yearbu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development operation tax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-management-compliancemarket-research-economic-advisoryproperty-appraisals
Jul 10, 2020
Taxpayers now wait another year before the effects of the pandemic are reflected in assessed values.
Executive Summary | British Columbia Hotel Association webinarbu-commercial-property-tax operation tax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-management-compliance
Jul 6, 2020
As a hotel owner or manager in British Columbia, what do you need to know about managing your property taxes while facing the pandemic?
It’s an optimal time for converting hotel assets to multi-familybu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development market-feasibility-studiesdevelopment-consultingdevelopment-due-diligencedistressed-assets-workout-solutionseconomic-studiespower-of-sale-appraisal
Jul 2, 2020
This is an optimal time for hotel owner-operators to determine if your properties are positioned to be winners in the marketplace that will emerge – or whether an alternative use for these assets, such as conversion to multi-family housing, might be a more financially rewarding option.