REoptimizer® Blog

Don Catalano

Find me on:

Recent Posts

Understanding How Your Monthly Rent Is Calculated

Posted by Don Catalano on May 19, 2021


If you’ve ever looked at your rent bill with confusion, you’re definitely not alone. Understanding the math behind your monthly rent dues could be perplexing, especially if you only skimmed over the agreement when you leased the space.

Continue Reading

Topics: commercial rent

What is a Commercial Lease Abstract & What Should You Know?

Posted by Don Catalano on May 10, 2021


Commercial lease agreements can be lengthy and complex documents. Extracting key information from a lease can be time-intensive and extremely difficult. A lease abstract is a concise, easy-to-understand summary of a lengthy lease agreement. It also provides the structure for easy referencing in the original lengthy lease document. A lease abstract summarizes key points in a commercial lease, including legal, financial, and business information about tenants, landlords, and investors. Lease abstracts can also highlight errors, inconsistencies, and missing information that can be vital to an informed decision.

Continue Reading

Topics: Lease Abstract

3 Ways to Create A Sustainable Workplace with Technology

Posted by Don Catalano on May 03, 2021


A lot has changed in recent times especially with the way we work. The concept behind what makes a workplace sustainable has also changed in the last few months. Today, employers are focusing more on how technology impact employee health and wellness, to achieve a truly sustainable workplace that is eco-friendly, cost-efficient, and health-conscious. In this article, we are going to explore three ways to create a sustainable workplace with technology.

Continue Reading

Topics: workplace sustainability

Top CRE Articles in April 2021 from the REoptimizer Blog

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 28, 2021


In case you missed them, here are some of our top Commercial Real Estate articles from the REoptimizer® blog in April 2021:

Continue Reading

Topics: commercial real estate

5 Ways to Implement a Hybrid Workplace Plan

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 26, 2021


The pandemic has forced many companies to foray into remote working as a way to thrive during the lockdown. As employees are preparing to return en masse to the physical office, many employers are considering implementing the hybrid model. Companies have seen the benefits as well as the consequences of working remotely. A hybrid workplace model helps companies to be able to take advantage of both the remote work experience as well as the traditional office setting. In this article, we are going to explore the five ways to implement the hybrid work experience.

Continue Reading

Topics: workplace design

Thinking of Consolidating Your Offices? Here Are 5 Tips

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 21, 2021


Consolidating multiple branch locations into one or two main offices often makes sense for companies that have experienced changes in their geographic reach, are struggling to improve efficiency or have observed widespread underutilization of space. In the post-pandemic era, there are even more reasons why you might wish to reduce the number of offices that you have. If you're one of the many companies that have decided to opt for a hybrid model with employees permanently working from home part of the time, eliminating some of your offices can reduce costs. To ensure a successful consolidation, follow these tips:

Continue Reading

Topics: space consolidation

How Will Organizations Rethink Their Workplaces Post-COVID-19?

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 19, 2021


COVID-19 has massively accelerated the need for office space planning. Across industries, business leaders will use the lessons from this lockdown remote work experiment to reimagine how work is done as well as what role offices should play. With safety as an underlying principle, these essential points can enable a resilient workplace post COVID-19.

Continue Reading

Topics: workplace, covid-19