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What You Need to Know About Commercial Rent Escalations

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 16, 2018 8:31:00 AM


Many commercial leases include some type of rent escalation clause, which allows the landlord to increase the rate of your rent either on a specific timeline or in response to a specific trigger. There are a number of types of rent escalation clauses used in commercial real estate lease agreements.

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Due Diligence Tips for Commercial Site Selection

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 9, 2018 8:31:00 AM


When you fall in love with an office space, it's tempting to simply sign the contract and secure the site as the new home for your business; however, skipping due diligence could end up trapping you in a space that ends up being far from ideal. To ensure that you select the new site for your office wisely, be sure to complete the following:

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10 Amenities to Look for When Getting Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 5, 2018 8:48:01 AM


Amenities are those special extra touches that set office spaces apart from one another. The following amenities are some of the most highly sought and can help contribute to your employees' overall job satisfaction.

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Topics: Office Space

Sublease Space: Another Way to Occupy

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 2, 2018 8:32:00 AM


Like many things, leasing office space involves a trade off. If you want the flexibility of a short lease, you usually have to pay more. Conversely, if you want to save money now, you have to commit to a longer-term lease which could mean that you have to pay for space that doesn't work in the future. But what if there was another way?

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Topics: Commercial Sublease

Top Commercial Real Estate Articles in June 2018 from the REoptimizer Blog

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 28, 2018 8:31:00 AM


In case you missed them, here are some of our top Commercial Real Estate articles from the REoptimizer® blog in June:

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Topics: commercial real estate

8 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Tenant Rep Broker

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 26, 2018 8:31:00 AM


A tenant rep broker can be a valuable asset during your search for office space or a commercial building to rent. The right one can get you in to see properties that you otherwise wouldn't have access to, provide you with insight into the current real estate market to evaluate deals and give you an edge during lease negotiations. In order to ensure that you select the best tenant representative to suit your business needs, ask these questions:

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Looking for Office Space? Don't Forget These 8 Things

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 20, 2018 8:32:00 AM


There's a lot to consider when comparing office spaces for your business. As you examine listings and tour properties, be sure to keep these 8 things in mind to ensure that you don't overlook a small, yet important detail:

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Topics: Office Space