REoptimizer® Blog

Rentable Square Feet: An Expensive Metric

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 11, 2016 8:40:58 AM

Imagine going to the store and buying seven cans of tuna. Now imagine that you got home, opened your bag, and found six cans. You'd probably think that the cashier or bagger made a mistake, and you'd either go back to the store for your can of tuna, or you'd chalk it up to experience.

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Topics: rentable square feet

The Importance of a Tenant Rep

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 8, 2016 8:08:04 AM

When you're looking to relocate your offices or are expanding to a whole new market, you want to end up with the best space for your needs and be able to secure that unit for a fair price. Having a tenant rep broker on your side is crucial to accomplishing those goals.

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Topics: Tenant Rep, Tenant Representative

Commercial Real Estate Concerns You Need to Know

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 4, 2016 8:15:43 AM

Like many industries, the world of commercial real estate is its own community. It has its own business practices, its own language and its own sometimes-closed set of people. If you are one of the many people that ended up in the business as a user instead of a practitioner, here is a list of some commercial real estate concerns to keep in mind.

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Topics: commercial real estate

Our Top CRE Articles from January 2016

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 2, 2016 4:50:41 PM

In case you missed them, here are some of the posts from REoptimizer® in January:

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Topics: commercial real estate

Top Commercial Real Estate Trends in 2016

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 1, 2016 8:32:12 AM

2016 is barely off to a start, but it is shaping up to be a great year for everyone in the commercial real estate field. Trends both internal and external to the industry are pointing to lower occupancy costs for tenants and better building performance for landlords.

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Topics: commercial real estate

The Four Keys to Workplace Productivity

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 27, 2016 8:49:32 AM

Maximizing workplace productivity isn't as simple as some experts make it out to be. To create a space where every worker performs to their peak, you have to make the space compatible with the types of work that they actually do. Renowned corporate interior design firm Gensler has identified four different types of work. Spaces that allow for all four are the ones that can boost employee morale and retention as well as workplace productivity.

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Topics: workplace productivity

Six Ways to Make Any Office Into a Green Office

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 25, 2016 8:41:23 AM

If it's time to move, creating a green office is relatively easy. All that you have to do is to seek out a LEED Platinum building, work with an architect that specializes in green designs and then move in. However, if you're staying in your existing space for a while, you can still make it much more environmentally friendly. Here are some tips to increase the sustainability of any space.

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Topics: Green Office