• Lease Audit
    and Advisory

Identifying opportunities, driving value. 

BDO’s Corporate Real Estate Advisory Services practice has a dedicated group of highly devoted and experienced professionals, bringing a unique level of enthusiasm, dedication, and creative thinking to each project. Our clients, including many of the most prestigious law firms and investment banks, as well as dozens of Fortune 500 corporations, have reaped the benefits of our non-confrontational, yet persuasive approach.
For most companies, real estate occupancy and facility costs are typically some of the largest recurring expenditures.  Assessing the accuracy of these charges and identifying opportunities for savings is essential. BDO’s professionals deliver deeper, more thorough audits, and are able to find more ways to obtain the greatest refund possible. Our process is designed to minimize conflicts and to maintain a positive relationship between landlords and tenants. Our service approach proactively ensures that our clients’ needs are fully satisfied and accommodated.
As one of the only major accounting firms with a dedicated practice group serving the corporate real estate community, BDO draws on a 20-year history of uncovering property operating expense and real estate tax errors, as well as utility and overtime HVAC miscalculations. With in-house engineering expertise, we are uniquely positioned to address complicated utility issues involving the lease, financial calculations, and engineering concepts.
Potential saving through a lease audit include:    
  • Base Rent
  • Pro Rata Share
  • Operating/CAM Expenses
  • Real Estate Taxes
  • Utilities
    • Submetered Electric
    • Common Area Electric/Steam
  • Overtime Services
    • HVAC
    • Condensor/Chilled Water
    • Freight
    • Janitorial
    • Engineers