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5 Tips for Negotiating a Great Commercial Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Nov 1, 2017 1:12:00 AM


With commercial real estate lease deals, rental rates are more negotiable than you may think. It's often possible to negotiate a lower rate with landlords, provided you know what to ask for and how best to approach the negotiation. Follow these steps for success when striving to lower your rental rate.

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Tips When Negotiating Your Commercial Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Aug 22, 2017 5:10:39 PM


When you get to the contract stage of the office space leasing process, you should never be content to settle with the document that your soon-to-be-landlord presents you as-is. Negotiation is expected, and it's possible to leave the table with a much more favorable deal if you approach things correctly. Following these tips will help to give you an edge during negotiations.

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Commercial Lease Renewal Myths... Busted!

Posted by Don Catalano on May 22, 2015 8:30:00 AM



Many tenants believe that a commercial lease renewal is a straightforward process that almost operates on autopilot. It isn't. Even if you are staying in the same space and even if you are just exercising a pre-existing and pre-negotiated option to extend, renewals are serious and intricate business negotiations that ultimately have the same implications as moving and signing a completely new lease. Here are some of the pervasive myths that surround the commercial lease renewal process and the truth behind them.

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6 Steps to a Successful Commercial Lease Negotiation

Posted by Don Catalano on May 19, 2015 9:05:00 AM


If you are responsible for finding new spaces for your company, you will have to become a master at commercial lease negotiation. While the process might seem complicated, like most business activities, when broken down into steps, it can be quite manageable.

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Winning at Your Next Commercial Lease Negotiation

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 18, 2015 8:44:00 AM

 

You don't have to go into your next commercial lease negotiation at a disadvantage. Even though your landlord might have done more of it than you and even though you may really need the space, you still have a leg up. It's your company's money and, as long as you have another place to take it, you can frequently make your landlord bend to suit your needs. With that in mind, here are some strategies that can help you win your next commercial lease negotiation

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3 Tips for Winning Your Commercial Lease Negotiation

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 5, 2015 9:05:00 AM

Even if your landlord and his team has completed thousands of commercial leases and you've only worked on a handful, you can walk away from the negotiating table with a great lease -- and a great deal. It doesn't take luck to win at the commercial lease negotiation game. What it does take is skill. Using a few crucial skills to execute a well-planned strategy is what sets pros apart from neophytes.

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