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The Commercial Broker: More Important Than Ever

Posted by Don Catalano on Aug 10, 2016 8:53:44 AM


Of course, I'm a little bit biased, but I strongly believe that the commercial broker is more important than ever. It's true that the field is leveling out more than ever before. Technology is making information that was once almost impossible to access widely accessible. A different culture is also increasing openness and access. While information and market access are both important parts of what brokers offer their clients, the brokerage community still has some tricks up their sleeves.

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Topics: CRE broker, commercial broker

4 Smart CRE Leasing Tips

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 4, 2015 9:03:00 AM

Commercial real estate is a game that rewards companies that have strategic visions and that look beyond the near term market and their near-term conditions. In this industry, the right perspective isn't a luxury. It's a bankable commodity that can save you thousands -- or millions of dollars per year. Here are four tips that give you both sides of important issues in leasing and that can help to clarify your vision.

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Topics: CRE Lease, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, CRE, CRE broker, CRE Leasing Tips, Leasing Tips

5 Things to Look for in a CRE Broker

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 23, 2015 9:07:00 AM

Commercial real estate brokers are typically at the pinnacle of the real estate world. Most are knowledgeable, professional and extremely skilled. They are also typically extremely busy and many speak a language that makes perfect sense to them but can be opaque to an industry outside. As you interview for your next CRE broker, here are five things to look for.

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Topics: Commercial Tenant Tips, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, tenant tips, CRE, CRE broker, What to Look for in a CRE Broker

Why Use a Commercial Real Estate Broker?

Posted by Don Catalano on Aug 26, 2014 10:26:00 AM

A commercial real estate broker may very well be the most valuable tool available to you in managing your real estate portfolio. Whether you are looking to lease or buy space, brokers help you with every stage of the process. Furthermore, in most cases, their services won't cost you anything.

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Topics: corporate real estate, commercial real estate, tenant tips, CRE, CRE broker