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5 Tips When Moving Your Office From Big Cities to the Suburbs

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 01, 2021

In the age of the pandemic, many companies are rethinking the locations of their offices. Social distancing concerns have shifted priorities, making cities much less appealing to businesses than they were before COVID-19. Combine those concerns with the lower rental rates offered outside of major metropolitan areas, and you may have great incentive to move your own office location. If you choose to, these tips will help to ensure that you find the right space and set yourself up for a drama-free relocation.

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8 Working From Home Tips You Should Know

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 22, 2021

Whether you're temporarily there due to coronavirus shutdowns or are one of the many employees whose employers have decided to permanently adopt teleworking due to the pandemic, working from home is a big adjustment. While there are definite perks to eliminating the hassles of your daily commute, you may face challenges during the transition. These tips can help de-stress your work-from-home arrangement.

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What Is a Commercial Sublease Agreement, and Who Should Consider Subleasing?

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 17, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of companies are subletting their space. Many companies have employees who work from home and have extra unused office space. If your company needs a smaller office space now, it may be ideal to look into subleasing an office space as there are a lot of sublets on the market right now.

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5 Advantages to Using Drones in Commercial Real Estate

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 15, 2021

Drones are no longer purely for recreation. Many industries are now relying on drones to complete a wide variety of tasks from making deliveries to surveying wildlands.

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Tenant Improvement Allowance vs Turnkey Buildout

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 10, 2021

When negotiating an office lease, one of the important aspects is the financing of tenant improvement. Questions like who is responsible for managing the construction as well as the cost and type of material to be used arises. In commercial real estate, tenant improvement financing is usually provided in one of two ways: the tenant improvement allowance and turnkey. In this article, we are going to discuss the two approaches.

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7 Tips For a More Sustainable Office

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 08, 2021

Globally, offices are now shifting towards sustainability. Sustainable offices create a healthy environment for the employees, reduce a company’s CO2 footprint, and are less costly to maintain. If you are looking for tips on how to design a more sustainable office, here are some suggestions:

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What Can a Tenant Representation Broker Do For Me?

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 03, 2021

Commercial real estate brokers are licensed professionals who help in facilitating the leasing transaction between a tenant and a landlord. Hiring a tenant rep broker is the best thing to do when starting the search for a new office space. In this article, we are going to explore what a tenant representation broker can do.

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Everything You Need to Know about Timing Your Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 25, 2021

In commercial real estate, timing is very important. The leasing process takes time, and it varies depending on whether it is your first or seventh location. Timing your lease often requires considering the time to incorporate business planning, negotiating lease terms, and complete necessary remodeling before moving into the new space. The key is to give allowance for sufficient time so you can recover from any potential setbacks or delays.

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