How to Negotiate the Best Commercial Lease

In order to negotiate for a commercial lease that is fair and reasonable, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. The best commercial leases will not be accepted without at least a few negotiations involved, so it is imperative to be able to negotiate fairly with possible tenants. Here are the things that will typically be up for discussion in a commercial lease and how to come to the table prepared to negotiate. Type of lease The first...

How Are Workspaces Evolving?

The trends that drive workplaces to change are also the trends that have lasting effects on the commercial real estate industry and the needs of tenants. The past years in the workplace have been full of breaking down office walls, opening up floor plans and changing the traditional boundaries of where employees conduct their work. These design and cultural changes beg the questions: how are workspaces evolving and how does it impact CRE? The ever-changing workspace of today owes its evolution...

How can asset management help you save (and earn) money?

If you are looking to make more money with your investment property, you have probably played around with the idea of hiring an asset manager. If you have considered asset management but aren’t quite sure if the investment is worth it, keep reading. For most investors and property owners, real estate asset management is a great way to help you save and earn money. To find out how investing in real estate asset management can maximize your portfolio, keep reading! Real...

Build-to-Suit vs. Build-Out: Which Model is Better for Your Business?

Tenants work with landlords all the time to determine how the landlord’s space can best fit their business requirements, but the process of determining how much input a tenant wants to have is crucial for the development of a space. To determine this, we will examine the benefits and drawbacks of build-to-suit vs. build-out: Which model which model is better for your business? Build-To-Suit Model: What it is, what it’s best for and what it lacks What it is: The build-to-suit model...

How bike scooter sharing affects CRE

You’ve seen them everywhere. Dockless bikes and scooters, the shareable and low-responsibility transportation devices, are sweeping the nation and becoming immensely popular in California. You may have ridden one yourself, you may have scowled at one as it rode too close to your car or you may have even smiled at one as you saw someone riding it in a full suit on the way to a business pitch. Whatever your interaction with this scooters has been, you may not...