Real Estate Industry

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Real estate strategies have often developed over time and been built to service specific team/people needs based on urbanisation, demographic shifts, sustainability, technology and the shifting financial ecosystem. The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced how critical the right strategy is for your organisation - reassessing current plans, leveraging assets, driven by real-time data, benchmarks, workforce preferences and needs, and business requirements in order to deliver real value and agility. The workplace is changing so understanding its purpose and the balance between home and office is key.

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Real Estate news and insights

Thought leadership from the global asset management industries. PwC Real Estate going global. Our global Real Estate network is comprised of people and teams with hands-on experience at the very top of the industry.
The new leadership team at a glance:

Thomas Veith

Global Real Estate Leader, Partner, PwC Germany


Tim Bodner

Global Real Estate Deals Leader, Partner, PwC United States


Christiane Conrads

Global Real Estate ESG Leader, PwC Germany


Jeroen Elink Schuurman

Global Real Estate Tax Leader, PwC Netherlands


Amaury Evrard

Global Real Estate Assurance Leader, PwC Luxembourg


Kevin Fossee

Global Real Estate Digital Leader, PwC United States


Ainsley Moore

Global Real Estate Occupier/Development Strategy Leader, PwC United Kingdom


Explore our services


  • Development and review of ESG strategy
  • ESG assessments
  • Implementation in all corporate processes (investment management, asset management, risk management, legal, compliance, valuation etc.) and fund documentation
  • Definition and implementation of transformation routes
  • ESG due diligence
  • Approval of taxonomy alignment
  • Scenario analysis
  • Sustainability reporting
  • ESG asset tool (evaluation of asset performance)


  • Digital readiness analysis
  • Digital maturity assessments
  • Development of digital strategies
  • Screening & selection of PropTechs/ConTechs
  • Tech enabled process optimization
  • Selection of software-solutions
  • Selection of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Digital transformation

Occupier/ Development Strategy

  • Development and implementation of real estate portfolio and workplace strategies
  • Implementation of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS)
  • Benchmarking and cost optimization of real estate
  • Own vs lease policies, IFRS 16 reporting and portfolio restructuring/ financing
  • Structured real estate transactions and lease restructures (including sales & leases / ground rents)
  • Property function performance improvement and organizational design
  • Property and facilities management reviews and outsourcing
  • Development and urban regeneration strategy, insight, appraisal and funding


  • Financial due diligence for sell- and buyside
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advice
  • Transaction management
  • Net operating income (NOI) analysis
  • Valuation of real estates, portfolios and infrastructure
  • Business enterprise valuation of real estate companies
  • ESG valuation on asset and portfolio level (considering net carbon zero and ESG asset performance)
  • Development of AVM (automated valuation models)


  • Tax due diligence
  • Ongoing tax & legal advice
  • Preparation of annual tax returns
  • Tax structuring of funds, special purpose vehicles (SPVs) & refinancing
  • Tax transaction advice
  • Support with tax audits
  • Monitoring of real property/land tax and real estate transfer tax


  • Regular annual audits
  • Special audits for specific occasions
  • Internal audits
  • IT related audits
  • Audit-related consulting

Emerging Trends in Real Estate


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Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Middle East, Netherlands, New Zealand, NorwayPoland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam.

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