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4 Top Site Selection Criteria for Data Centers

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 21, 2018 8:32:00 AM


Data centers typically occupy office or industrial space. However, their needs are very different from most typical office and industrial uses. As such, the site selection criteria that you'll keep in mind when looking for a data center are also unique. Below are the top four things keep in mind:

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Topics: data centers, Site Selection

Site Selection for Your Next Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on May 15, 2017 8:49:28 AM


While pundits might make it seem like all that you need to do in your office site selection process is to find an urban space with character, the process is actually much more nuanced. Finding the right location for your office requires you to balance many different variables.

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Topics: Office Site Selection, Office Space, Site Selection

Retail Site Selection Tips

Posted by Don Catalano on Sep 5, 2016 8:41:44 AM

More than any other commercial real estate asset class, the actual characteristics of a retail site will have a large impact on the success of the business you put in it. Think about it for a second. If you choose an office building that is across the street from the "perfect" building, you might lose a hire or two or have a couple of customers inconvenienced, but the odds are that your business will do just fine. For a coffee shop, though, being located on the side of the street where afternoon commuters pass instead of morning commuters could be enough to make that business fail. With this in mind, here are some site selection tips to keep in mind.

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Topics: retail, Site Selection

Tips for Commercial Site Selection

Posted by Don Catalano on May 23, 2016 8:51:04 AM

When you're searching for commercial real estate, it's easy to start off by just focusing on what units are available in your region, but before you begin considering buildings, discussing square footage requirements and other specifics, it's important to take a step back. Site selection is the important first step in finding the right commercial space that you can't afford to skip. When you're selecting your site, follow these tips to help ensure that you choose the right location.

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Simplifying Site Selection with Technology

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 27, 2015 9:46:00 AM


While nothing can replace a physical visit, technology makes site selection a faster, easier and less expensive process. Doing research at your desk before you go, and having data with you when you go lets you make more informed decisions more quickly.

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Site Selection is the Key

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 22, 2014 1:57:00 PM

While retail companies are experts on site selection, the process is different when leasing office space. After all, the location of a building's driveway probably won't make the difference between a successful office and a failed one like it can in the retail world. Even so, choosing the right site can help to make your offices work more smoothly and productively.

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5 Site Selection Drivers You Didn't Consider for Your New Office

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 15, 2014 12:02:00 PM

Before choosing an office, most corporate real estate directors go through a standard set of site selection criteria. Key site drivers usually include a location's proximity to major freeways, nearby vendors, supportive services and the area's demographics. While those are all important factors, there are some less-common ways to evaluate a space that may have a bigger impact on how your occupancy will work. Here are five factors that you may not have considered:

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Topics: Site Selection