IRS Private Letter Ruling PLR 200329021 - Build-to-Suit
Parent is a publicly-traded State A corporation that is engaged in the business of owning and operating C Facilities. Parent is the sole shareholder of several subsidiaries, including (“Exchangor" or "Exchanger") Individual or entity desiring an exchange. Taxpayer . The (“Exchangor" or "Exchanger") Individual or entity desiring an exchange. Taxpayer holds title to approximately 100 fee-owned properties improved with C Facilities. These C Facilities are operated by Parent, which compensates (“Exchangor" or "Exchanger") Individual or entity desiring an exchange. Taxpayer for the use of the facilities. Parent files a consolidated federal tax return that includes (“Exchangor" or "Exchanger") Individual or entity desiring an exchange. Taxpayer , as well as its other wholly-owned subsidiaries.
The only other party involved in the proposed exchange (besides an unidentified, unrelated party who will be the eventual transferee of the relinquished property) is Company. Company will serve as both a Qualified Intermediary (QI) and an The transfer of the relinquished property to the Qualified Intermediary, and the receipt of the replacement property from the Qualified Intermediary is considered an exchange. To be compliant with IRC Section 1031, the transaction must be properly structured, rather than being a sale to one party followed by a purchase from another party. Exchange Accommodation Titleholder (EAT) in the proposed transaction. Company also includes a special purpose limited liability company (LLC) that will be organized under the laws of State C. LLC will be wholly owned by Company, will be formed immediately prior to Company’s acquisition of the replacement property in its capacity as EAT and will be a disregarded entity.