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8 Things to Consider When Looking for Commercial Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 21, 2018 8:33:00 AM


When the time to sign a commercial lease comes, it’s not unusual for some landlords to present a standard lease and claim that everyone signs it. Woe unto you if you sign such a lease without thorough scrutiny. If you are looking forward to signing your first commercial lease, there are a lot more aspects to put into consideration besides the location, square footage, and rent amount. Here are the top 8 things to consider when looking for commercial office space:

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Topics: commercial office space

Tips When Looking for Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 5, 2017 9:09:57 AM

Whether you're looking for your first office for a start-up, are opening a second office or need to relocate, the prospect of finding the perfect space can be overwhelming. To simplify the process, follow these tips as you begin to consider office spaces.

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Topics: commercial office space

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: Office Metrics, commercial office space

Tips for Expanding Your Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on May 17, 2017 8:52:58 AM

Feeling claustrophobic in your current office space? While a period of growth is good news for your company, trying to conduct business in a space that you've outgrown can prove difficult. If you're considering expanding your office space, follow these tips to get the breathing room you need and ensure that you make the best decision for your company.

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Topics: Office Space, commercial real estate, commercial office space

Top Three Businesses That Can Do More with Less Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 15, 2015 8:55:00 AM

The trend towards more efficient office space continues to grow. Once, companies planned 250 rentable square feet per employee, with efficient spaces holding a worker in 200 or 225 feet. Some companies now operate with a density goal of 175 rentable square feet per worker. However, a combination of technological innovations, shifting client needs and more flexible working styles are making it possible to achieve much higher levels of efficiency. Here are the top three types of businesses that can usually shrink their spaces without sacrificing productivity or morale.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Space, CRE Office Space, Office Space for Business, Corporate Office Space, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, CRE

What CEOs Need From Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 20, 2015 9:01:00 AM

The public perception of what the "boss" wants from office space has little to do with what most CEOs actually look for. While we aren't the CEO of your company, we've worked with enough over the years to know that mahogany paneling, lavish corner suites and the like aren't what makes a space work. Instead, most CEOs want three basic things.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Space, CRE blog, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, CRE, CEO Office, C-Suite CRE, Office Space Needs

Top Four Markets for Office Space in 2015

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 28, 2015 9:12:00 AM

With 2015 already getting started, the country's hottest markets are already attracting tenant inquiries. Whether you are looking at a small office space for a branch operation or considering a new headquarters location, here are four locations that you shouldn't miss.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Space, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, tenant tips, CRE, Office Markets, Office Markets 2015