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5 Ways to Optimize Your CRE Portfolio

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 22, 2016 8:48:11 AM

When you rent commercial office space in a number of locations, it's important to think about all of the properties as a single portfolio rather than separate locations. Doing so can allow you to spot opportunities for improving efficiency and reducing costs to positively impact your bottom line. There are a number of ways that corporate tenants can optimize their commercial real estate rental portfolios. Here are just a few of them:

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Topics: CRE portfolio, optimize

Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Consolidation Strategies

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 6, 2015 8:47:00 AM

Over the years, many companies grow a large portfolio of commercial real estate properties. Some are owned, some leased and some are big while others are small. Your portfolio could include office, retail and industrial sites in large and small markets. While a certain degree of diversity in CRE is to be expected even in a mid-sized company, there's a good chance that you have too many sites and that one or two (or more) can be easily consolidated. Here are some factors to look for as you review your company's portfolio for consolidation.

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Topics: CRE portfolio, CRE portfolio consolidation, CRE Strategy, commercial real estate, CRE

How to Manage Your Commercial Real Estate Portfolio

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 11, 2015 9:04:00 AM

While commercial real estate is a distinct industry with its own rules and practices, many of the practices that drive it are similar to those in the rest of the business world. If you aren't a full-time corporate real estate professional and still have to manage a portfolio, while you might get tripped up by some of the jargon and language, underneath it all is just good business sense.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Portfolio, CRE portfolio, how to manage cre portfolio, how do I manage my real estate portfolio, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, tenant tips, CRE

5 Ways to Prepare Your CRE Portfolio for 2015

Posted by Don Catalano on Dec 15, 2014 9:22:00 AM

With the new year here, many parts of your business are undergoing an end of the year review. Your CRE portfolio is no different. Here are five things that you should do before the ball drops in Times Square.

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Topics: Office Utilization, Corporate Real Estate tips, Commercial Real Estate Portfolio, CRE portfolio, CRE Tips, Corporate Real Estate Porftolio, tenant tips

3 Ways to Ensure Your Corporate Real Estate Portfolio Benefits You in the Long Term

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 9, 2014 10:10:00 AM

While a corporate real estate portfolio is part of your company's asset base, for many companies it operates like an expense. However, outstanding companies are able to turn their CRE portfolio from an expensive necessity into a strategic asset and long-term contributor to profitability.

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Topics: CRE portfolio, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, CRE, Corporate Real Estate Portfolio, LEED

3 Ways to Prepare Your CRE Portfolio for the 'Fiscal Cliff'

Posted by Jordan Slater on Dec 7, 2012 11:17:00 AM

The "Fiscal Cliff" is looming, with the entire country poised to tip over the edge on January 1, 2013. While the cliff primarily has to do with taxes and government spending, it is likely to have a broad impact on the economy. These broader effects will have CRE portfolio management consequences. Formulating a strategy for the remainder of 2012 can help to mitigate these risks. These three best practices should prove helpful in protecting commercial real estate tenants from its impacts.

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Topics: Fiscal Cliff, CRE portfolio