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Five Office Metrics That Still Matter

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 21, 2017 9:16:50 AM


While just about every tenant still looks at square footage and price, metrics like LEED rating, amenity load and transit access are becoming more important. However, looking at these newer metrics while ignoring classic office metrics can be a recipe for a space that works on paper but doesn't quite fit in the real world. Here are five office metrics that you should still be considering -- even if no one else is talking about them.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Metrics

5 Parking Tips When Looking for Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 19, 2017 8:57:04 AM


When you are deciding whether or not to lease a particular unit, there is more to consider than just the space inside the building. The parking lot is also important. After all, you don't want your employees to arrive at work only to find that there is nowhere for them to leave their cars. To evaluate parking lots and ensure that they will meet your needs, follow these tips:

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Topics: Office Space, parking, office parking

6 Tips When Leasing Industrial Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 14, 2017 8:05:21 AM


Leasing industrial space rather than purchasing a building or funding a construction project can be a smart move for your company, especially if you are uncertain that you will remain in the same location for the long term. To ensure that you select the right space to lease, follow these tips:

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Topics: industrial CRE, industrial space

5 Ways to Optimize Your Office Design for Millennials

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 12, 2017 8:48:30 AM


If your company is like most American businesses, the majority of your workforce is made up of young (or youngish) Millennials. They have unique wants and desires when it comes to a workspace, and if your office design doesn't take those preferences into account, you could find it hard to recruit talent. Here are five of the design cues that Generation Y likes to see:

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Topics: office design

Six Factors When Choosing Retail Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 7, 2017 8:48:00 AM


If you're used to leasing office or industrial space, much of what you know is not applicable to retail space. Instead of picking space where people work or where you need to store inanimate objects, you instead have to focus on driving people to choose your location over all others.

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Topics: Retail Space Planning, commercial real estate, retail

What Can Be Negotiated in a Commercial Lease?

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 5, 2017 8:54:22 AM

When you read a list of tips for commercial leases, you are sure to see recommendations about negotiating fair terms rather than simply signing any contract as-is, but just what should you be negotiating when you sit down at the table with a prospective landlord? Here are some of the top areas where there is room for you to negotiate and make your lease as advantageous for your business as possible.

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Topics: Commercial Lease

2017 Mid-Year Office Trend Analysis

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 1, 2017 8:42:27 AM


As 2017 nears its mid point, this year's four top office trends are already emerging. As you consider making changes to your portfolio, keep these new directions in mind.

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