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Demystifying the Common Area Factor: Rentable Vs Usable Square Feet

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 15, 2018 8:31:00 AM


There are many complex terms that most commercial tenants stumble on during commercial leasing. One of the often confused concepts is the one regarding rentable versus usable square feet. Determining the total square footage a tenant is expected to pay for is one of the first steps in evaluating a commercial property, so being adequately informed can be helpful. 

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Topics: common area, commercial real estate

How You Pay for "Your" Common Area

Posted by Don Catalano on Nov 4, 2015 9:46:31 AM

There is more to your office than just your office. Picture a nice 40 by 80 foot space on the fifth floor of a midrise building. Now, answer these questions:

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Topics: common area