PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

A depth of service that only comes through unconditional market focus

Our specialist team

Fordham Business Advisors is a specialist mid-tier Chartered Accounting firm that was established exclusively for private businesses, their owners and their families. Within the larger firm, our Property & Construction Services team has an intricate knowledge of businesses which operate within or support the Property & Construction industry, often acting as an independent advisor to operating groups with multiple owners and diverse needs.

Our clients are Commercial Builders, Residential Builders, Property Developers, Investors & listed REIT’s. We are active members of industry bodies and drive national policy for your industry through representation on these bodies committees.

We do not simply focus on compliance work (financial statements & taxation returns) rather we help our clients grow, manage & professionalise their businesses, ultimately resulting in the transfer and protection of wealth from the business to their passive family entities & ultimately future generations.

We have a broad network of independent Bankers, Lawyers and industry participants to assist our clients to connect where there is a mutually beneficially outcome.


Our team are proud industry members of:

Our service

All in one service, looking after your business, finances, future and wellbeing.

Like you, reputation is everything to us. With a dedicated team of Property & Construction specialists, trust is at the core of how we help our clients achieve their business and life goals. Our advice is tailored to your industry:


Fordham acts with a broad array of clients operating in the commercial building industry.   Our clients range from newly established industry participants to multi-owner Tier 2 operators with national reach.

Our clients are often fast-growing construction businesses in their early stages through to established businesses with revenues exceeding $200m.  Here our work often involves assisting businesses with their initial establishment of structuring for tax efficiency & asset protection, accessing finance for bank guarantees or bonds, gaining accreditation with Construction Supplier Register for pre-approval of government projects, providing organisational design insight, initial & ongoing business planning facilitation, providing reward & recognition programs for key staff and providing ongoing assistance to management through active participation in management &/or owner board meetings to ensure that the business remains focussed on the key financial & operational issues to be successful in this industry.

We also attend to the accounting, taxation & financial advice needs of the business as well as the owners.

Some clients we have helped:

Fordham acts with a broad array of clients operating in the residential building industry. Our client’s range in size & geographic spread from the newly established industry participants building bespoke custom homes to significant volume builders building 200+ homes per year. 

Our client mix is diverse from single owner businesses to multi-owned &/or franchised building models.  Here our work often involves assisting businesses with their initial establishment of structuring for tax efficiency & asset protection, accessing finance for associated property developments or for display home funding, gaining access to increases in their Domestic Home Warranty Insurance pre-approval, providing organisational design insight, initial &/or periodic business planning, providing reward & recognition programs for key staff and providing ongoing assistance to management through quarterly financial reviews &/or active participation in management &/or board meetings to ensure that the business remains focussed on the key financial & operational issues to be successful in this part of the broader industry.

Similarly, we also attend to the accounting, taxation & financial advice needs of the business as well as the owners.

Some clients we have helped:


We work with clients in the broader Property & Construction industry from pure play property developers to allied businesses such as architects, scaffolding suppliers, structural steel, pre-cast suppliers, hire & rental businesses, engineers, project managers & real estate agents.

Often these clients are high net worth investors or business owners who are actively engaged in the property industry, some of which also have businesses in other unrelated industries.  Here our developer clients range from those developing single holding commercial or residential apartment projects to clients developing entire suburbs and master planned communities. 

Whilst the services provided by our clients vary, we support our clients in all facets of their business from establishment through business improvement to ultimately transitioning management & ownership to new owners usually either as part of a trade sale event or internal sale to management or family.

Whilst similarities often exist between clients, ultimately all services provided by Fordham are tailored to the specific needs of each client.

Some clients we have helped:


The Fordham business unit is jointly engaged with the broader Perpetual business to provide a complete solution to our valued Managed Investment Trust (MIT) & Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) clients.

Perpetual is a specialist in the provision of trustee and custody services to fund and asset managers, ranging from some of the world’s largest investors and pension funds to boutique domestic fund managers. Perpetual is the leading independent provider of corporate trustee & responsible entity services for REITs in both Australia & Singapore with over $800bn in assets under advice.

Perpetual’s core business and focus is the provision of best-in-class trustee services, and our dedicated team are available to assist clients through all aspects of their business, from transactions through to regulatory compliance, ensuring a smooth and efficient running of the REIT.

Fordham complement Perpetual’s core offering as Trustee with the provision of high-quality accounting, tax & regulatory services to significant REIT’s both with domestic operations & often with international connections. 

Some clients we have helped:


The Fordham Property and Construction team

Our team are all active members, contributors and sponsors of industry bodies in both the commercial and residential construction industry, including the: Master Builders Association, Property Council of Australia, Urban Development Institute of Australia, Family Business Australia, and the HIA (Housing Industry Association).

Fordham Business Advisors is a specialist mid-tier Chartered Accounting firm that was established exclusively for private businesses, their owners and their families. Within the larger firm, our Property & Construction Services team has an intricate knowledge of businesses which operate within or support the Property & Construction industry, often acting as an independent advisor to operating groups with multiple owners and diverse needs.

Our clients are Commercial Builders, Residential Builders, Property Developers, Investors & listed REIT’s. We are active members of industry bodies and drive national policy for your industry through representation on these bodies committees.

We do not simply focus on compliance work (financial statements & taxation returns) rather we help our clients grow, manage & professionalise their businesses, ultimately resulting in the transfer and protection of wealth from the business to their passive family entities & ultimately future generations.

We have a broad network of independent Bankers, Lawyers and industry participants to assist our clients to connect where there is a mutually beneficially outcome.