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.