Construction and Real Estate Conference 2018

Dec 5, 2018 ‐ Dec 7, 2018


This time last year, we faced tax reform. Twelve months later, we face the added variables of rising interest rates, materials costs and ongoing trade negotiations. In this new reality, it’s more important than ever to understand, and plan for, these trends.

Two vantage points for success

Seven industry-specific and combined tracks offer you and your firm more access to both fields’ top minds, plus a comprehensive lineup of crossover opportunities for learning and networking in these closely related sectors.

Packages Display Packages

This includes sessions from the conference: Construction and Real Estate Conference 2018

Sessions Included:

Welcome Remarks & Construction of the Raiders Stadium (Dec 06, 2018 08:00 AM)

Tax and Legislative Update (Dec 06, 2018 09:05 AM)

Revenue Recognition - What Did We Learn from Public Companies? (Dec 06, 2018 10:50 AM)

CFO Panel (Dec 06, 2018 10:50 AM)

Audit Readiness: The CPA Side (Dec 06, 2018 01:05 PM)

Analysis of WIP Schedules Focusing on Risk Areas (Dec 06, 2018 01:05 PM)

TCJA: The Myth of the Rise of C-Corp (Dec 06, 2018 01:05 PM)

Cybersecurity (Dec 06, 2018 01:05 PM)

Choice of Entity After the TCJA of 2017 (Dec 06, 2018 01:05 PM)

Construction Basics, Bidding, Documenting Claims, & Getting Paid (Dec 06, 2018 02:30 PM)

Benchmarking and Analytical Procedures (Dec 06, 2018 02:30 PM)

Tax Accounting Methods + Form 3115 + Under 25 Million (Repeated in Session 56) (Dec 06, 2018 02:30 PM)

Reconciling Technology Use to Cost (Dec 06, 2018 02:30 PM)

Lease Accounting 101 (Dec 06, 2018 02:30 PM)

Section 199A - Understanding the New Business Income Deduction (Dec 06, 2018 02:30 PM)

The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Practical Implementation Panel (Repeated in Session 37) (Dec 06, 2018 04:15 PM)

Maximizing the New 20% Qualified Business Income Deduction (Repeated in Session 51) (Dec 06, 2018 04:15 PM)

Real Estate Capital Markets Update (Dec 06, 2018 04:15 PM)

Definition of a Business (Dec 06, 2018 04:15 PM)

Impact of TCJA Interest Expense Limitation Rules on Real Estate (Dec 06, 2018 04:15 PM)

ESOPs: An Objective Overview for the Construction Industry (Dec 06, 2018 05:15 PM)

Audit Innovation: Ideas to Streamline and Enhance Audit Process (Dec 06, 2018 05:15 PM)

10 SALT Tax Considerations Before Bidding In a New State (Dec 06, 2018 05:15 PM)

Implementing ASC 606 - Revenue Recognition (Dec 06, 2018 05:15 PM)

Tax Reform: Bonus Depreciation and Cost Recovery (Dec 06, 2018 05:15 PM)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: Impact on Real Estate and Construction (Dec 07, 2018 07:00 AM)

Digital Marketing Strategies and Trends (Dec 07, 2018 07:00 AM)

Surety (Dec 07, 2018 09:10 AM)

Real Estate: Tax Legislative and Policy Outlook (Dec 07, 2018 09:10 AM)

Legal Lessons for DBE Contractors to Consider (Dec 07, 2018 10:25 AM)

Accounting and Auditing Panel (Dec 07, 2018 10:25 AM)

Construction Contractor Tax Planning - 2018 and Beyond (Dec 07, 2018 10:25 AM)

The Future of Retail Real Estate (Dec 07, 2018 10:25 AM)

Implenting the New Leases Accounting Standard - Challenges and Best Practices (Dec 07, 2018 10:25 AM)

The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Practical Implementation Panel (Repeat of Session 18) (Dec 07, 2018 12:40 PM)

Tax Credits (Dec 07, 2018 12:40 PM)

Impairment (Dec 07, 2018 12:40 PM)

Qualified Property Opportunity Zone Tax Issues (Dec 07, 2018 12:40 PM)

Succession Planning Case Study (Dec 07, 2018 01:40 PM)

Indirect Costs and Equipment Allocations Strategies/Considerations (Dec 07, 2018 01:40 PM)

Tax Panel (Dec 07, 2018 01:40 PM)

Blockchain Technology: Applications to Real Estate (Dec 07, 2018 01:40 PM)

Estate Planning for Real Estate from the Simple to the Sophisticated (Dec 07, 2018 01:40 PM)

Valuing a Construction Business - How Much is it Worth? (Dec 07, 2018 03:15 PM)

Operational and Technology Steps to Prepare For New Standards (Dec 07, 2018 03:15 PM)

Maximizing the New 20% Qualified Business Income Deduction (Repeat of Session 19) (Dec 07, 2018 03:15 PM)

Chasing Waterfalls (Dec 07, 2018 03:15 PM)

Tax Accounting Methods + Form 3115 + Under 25 Million (Repeat of Session 14) (Dec 07, 2018 04:15 PM)

Accounting Experts Panel (Dec 07, 2018 04:15 PM)

Standard: $459.00

Sessions

Fundamentals of Construction Accounting and Auditing

Dec 5, 2018 8:00am ‐ Dec 5, 2018 12:00pm

Identification: COR18101

This workshop is not available as part of the Online or Flex Pass registration options. This session will provide an understanding of fundamental concepts of construction accounting and auditing.

Participants will:

  1. Learn basics on construction accounting, including understanding users of financial statements
  2. Understand what makes construction contractor financial statements unique
  3. Understand impact of Topic 606 on accounting and auditing for construction contractors
  4. Learn risks associated with auditing construction contractors, and applying risks to audit plan and procedures.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $79.00

Real Estate Partnership Tax Real Estate Partnership Tax

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Real Estate Partnership Tax

Dec 5, 2018 9:00am ‐ Dec 5, 2018 12:00pm

Identification: COR18102

This workshop is not available as part of the Online or Flex Pass registration options. We will cover sections 704, 752 and related topics. If new guidance has been issued, that will be covered as well.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand economic effects
  2. Master 704(c) recovery methods
  3. Learn how to compute and recompute debt allocations
  4. Partnership Update

Speaker(s):
Standard: $79.00

Real Estate - Valuation Approaches, Property Types and Trends

Dec 5, 2018 1:00pm ‐ Dec 5, 2018 4:00pm

Identification: COR18103

This workshop is not available as part of the Online or Flex Pass registration options. Valuation continues to be a focus of regulators. Further, capital from many sources continues to flow to core as well as special use / alternative property types. This session will focus on general real estate valuation concepts and methodologies, market pricing and dynamics, and a discussion of how these concepts apply to special use / alternative real estate.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop an understanding of valuation concepts related to real estate touching on general concepts and methodologies and application in the valuation of standard and non-standard property types.
  2. Develop an understand of capital sources and pricing dynamics
  3. Develop an understanding for the application of these methodologies in valuation for tax and financial reporting

Speaker(s):
Standard: $79.00

Construction TaxConstruction Tax

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Construction Tax

Dec 5, 2018 1:00pm ‐ Dec 5, 2018 5:00pm

Identification: COR18104

This workshop is not available as part of the Online or Flex Pass registration options. This session will focus on the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on entity selection for income tax purposes. Discussion overview of the changes to pass-through entities and C-Corporations as well as an analysis of both tax and non-tax advantages/disadvantages of entity choice. 

Learning Objectives include:

  1. Providing an overview of the TCJA legislative changes to the income taxation of pass-through entities and C-Corporations.
  2. Reviewing entity selection criteria post TCJA.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $79.00

Welcome Remarks & Construction of the Raiders Stadium

Dec 6, 2018 8:00am ‐ Dec 6, 2018 9:00am

Identification: COR1801

This 50-minute overview will provide insights into the pursuit, planning and construction of the $1.4B, 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium. As the new home of the recently relocated NFL Raiders franchise and the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels, this project is considered by many to be the future of sports stadiums.

Objectives:

Take a journey down the local and political path the community took to come together in order to entice, approve, and lay the groundwork legislatively and financially for this new icon in Las Vegas.

Learn about the economic impacts a project of this magnitude has on Las Vegas and the wide range of added benefits a unique building like this brings to the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Speaker(s):
  • Michael D. Bolen, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, McCarthy Building Companies
Tags: Combined
Standard: $49.00

Tax and Legislative UpdateTax and Legislative Update

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Tax and Legislative Update

Dec 6, 2018 9:05am ‐ Dec 6, 2018 10:20am

Identification: COR1802

This session will provide an inside look at Washington, DC and what the spending decisions, tax reform, and infrastructure proposals mean to companies competing to be profitable in the industry. 

This session will help you to:

  1. Recognize the tangible opportunities policy makers have to impact your bottom line
  2. Recommend appropriate strategies based on possible public policy outcomes
  3. Gain realistic knowledge of complexity of policy decision making

Speaker(s):
  • Matthew Turkstra, Director, Tax and Fiscal Affairs, Associated General Contractors of America
Standard: $49.00

Revenue Recognition - What Did We Learn from Public Companies?

Dec 6, 2018 10:50am ‐ Dec 6, 2018 12:05pm

Identification: COR1804

Calendar year end public companies adopted the new revenue recognition standard, ASC 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers, in the first quarter of 2018. Hear from the Global Leader of the Engineering and Construction industry for EY what impacts were felt by public companies upon adoption, including changes in revenue recognition methods and policies, classification of contract assets and liabilities, impact on tax accounts and new disclosures.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To identify key changes in revenue recognition that will be required upon adoption of the new revenue recognition standard, as disclosed by those who have already adopted the standard.
  2. To identify new methods of classification of contract relate

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

CFO PanelCFO Panel

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CFO Panel

Dec 6, 2018 10:50am ‐ Dec 6, 2018 12:05pm

Identification: COR1805

This session will be a Q & A on:

  1. How to be an effective CFO in the Real Estate Industry
  2. Responsibilities and necessary characteristics of a Real Estate industry CFO
  3. We will also identify key areas of focus and risks

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

Audit Readiness: The CPA SideAudit Readiness: The CPA Side

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Audit Readiness: The CPA Side

Dec 6, 2018 1:05pm ‐ Dec 6, 2018 2:20pm

Identification: COR1806

The session will focus on what audit procedures you can perform during the interim period. And how you link those procedures into your year-end field work for the engagement.

  1. Identify what audit tasks can be pulled out of busy season and done now.
  2. Utilize roll forwards in high risk areas.
  3. Learn how to link the interim procedures to your fieldwork.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

Analysis of WIP Schedules Focusing on Risk Areas

Dec 6, 2018 1:05pm ‐ Dec 6, 2018 2:20pm

Identification: COR1807

This session will focus on how to perform an analysis of WIP schedules, review of contract risk assessment, highlight real life examples of WIP schedule issues encountered.

  1. Understand how to analyze WIP schedule and identify riskier projects
  2. Review and discuss real life examples of WIP presentation issues and impact to financial statements

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00
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