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NEWS RELEASE: MarksNelson Clients Win Preservation Awards

By MarksNelson on March 22, 2016 in News Releases, Real Estate

MarksNelson LLC accounting and consulting firm is pleased to announce two clients have won Missouri Preservation Honor Awards. For the last 36 years, the organization recognizes projects which advance the field of historic preservation across the state.

MarksNelson’s real estate team worked closely with each individual owner or developer identifying needs ranging from consulting, tax and audit services to cost certifications and historic tax credits. In October of 2015, the firm acquired Marsh & Company, adding professionals with more than 30 years’ experience in public accounting and the real estate industry.

The winners are chosen from applications in four different categories and given to individual historic building projects, people and or projects that have inspired historic preservation, and published works promoting Missouri’s architectural history. Both MarksNelson clients are in the Preserve Missouri Award category which recognizes Commercial Revitalization, Building Restoration, Neighborhood Revitalization and Residential Rehabilitation to name a few. The awards will be handed out during a luncheon on April 21, 2016.


The Heer’s Luxury Living project in Springfield, Missouri turned a former department store into 80 modern lofts along with commercial space. Built in 1915, Heer’s was an anchor store for downtown Springfield. The company closed in 1995 and the property sat vacant for nearly 20 years.

Linwood Area Ministry Place in Kansas City, Missouri is a project that turned a historic church, which closed in 1979, into a space that now serves as a hub for five non-profit organizations. The sanctuary remains as a multipurpose room for meetings and community events.

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