At Brown Plus, we understand that architectural and engineering (A/E) firms face significant complexities, including strict regulations and legal requirements, as well as an increased demand for projects but a decreased supply of building materials. Not to mention, the highly specialized training that architects and engineers require creates difficulty with finding and retaining talent. Considering all these challenges, A/E firms are best served by accountants and advisors with a deep understanding of their industry.
For over 30 years, members of the Brown Plus Construction Practice have been providing accounting, tax and consulting services to A/E firms. Having worked within the architecture and engineering industry for so long, our professionals understand firsthand how A/E firms work and the challenges they face. Our mission is to make sure our A/E clients have all the resources, clarity and confidence they need to succeed.
What Types of Architecture and Engineering Clients Do We Serve?
There are countless subsectors that fall within the architecture and engineering industry. Brown Plus is able to serve a wide variety of A/E firms, such as:
- Commercial Architects
- Homebuilders and Other Residential Architects
- Industrial Planners
- Landscape Designers
- Lighting Engineers
- Retrofit Architects
- Urban Engineers
What Services Do We Provide for the Architecture and Engineering Industry?
We provide a variety of accounting, tax and business advisory services specific to A/E firms, including, but not limited to:
- Assistance with Debt Financing/Restructuring
- Benchmarking and Analysis
- Bid and Proposal Assistance
- Business Valuations
- Cash Flow and Financial Forecasting
- Family-Owned Business Advisory Services
- Succession Planning
- Fixed Asset Analysis and Depreciation Calculations
- Human Resources (HR) Consulting Services
- Litigation Services
- Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Consulting
- Outsourced Accounting Services
Why Should Architecture and Engineering Firms Choose Brown Plus for Their Accounting and Advisory Needs?
The professionals at Brown Plus are highly educated, skillful and passionate about helping A/E firms meet their compliance and business advisory needs. For over 30 years, we’ve been helping A/E firms navigate the complex demands of their sector. We are knowledgeable in the evolving compliance requirements and tax credit opportunities our clients are facing. Though all A/E firms are facing similar challenges, each firm is unique, and our professionals are well-trained to provide individualized services and guidance for each client.
We stay up to date with the architecture and engineering industry by seeking out education via conferences, webinars and functions presented by prominent industry leaders. We are actively involved with the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Pennsylvania, which helps us to stay on top of concerns affecting the industry. We are also involved in improving the overall FAR audit process with the Commonwealth’s Government Affairs office. We also provide regular content via the Brown Plus Blog regarding news and trends affecting the A/E industry.
If you have any questions or would like to find out more about how we can help your architectural firm or engineering firm, please contact Brown Plus today!
Brown Plus provides services nationwide with a concentration of clients in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our offices are located throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland.