REoptimizer® Blog

COVID-19 & Retail Space

Posted by Don Catalano on May 04, 2020

As a result of COVID-19, the world of retail is changing. Many businesses are suffering and won't reopen after coronavirus. However, many other businesses are thriving and growing in these times. Here are some of what we see for the future of retail in America, post-COVID.

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Topics: retail, covid-19

Top CRE Articles in April 2020 from the REoptimizer Blog

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 29, 2020

In case you missed them, here are some of our top Commercial Real Estate articles from the REoptimizer® blog in April 2020:

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Topics: commercial real estate

8 Tips for Business Owners to Save Money During an Office Move

Posted by Samantha Rupp on Apr 27, 2020

Guest blog by Samantha Rupp. 
Samantha holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is the managing editor for She lives in San Diego, California and enjoys spending time on the beach, reading up on current industry trends, and traveling.

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Topics: office moving

8 Commercial Lease Terms That Give You Options

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 22, 2020

When negotiating your commercial lease, it is important to look out for terms that will give you more options to effectively conduct your business. This article provides you with the eight commercial lease terms that you can negotiate with your landlord.

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Topics: Lease Terms

Closing up Open Floor Plans

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 19, 2020

When it comes to office buildings in early 2020, the industry seems to want to talk about two things: coronavirus and closing up open floor plans. With research pointing to open floor plans being correlated with lower employee satisfaction, higher absenteeism, and lower levels of productive collaboration, it's understandable that people are looking to close up open floor plans.

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10 Things You Should Be Aware of in Your Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 15, 2020

Commercial real estate is quite different from a residential real estate market. Hence, it is essential to pay attention to the various clauses, nuances and other factors that will help you avoid making mistakes when you sign the office lease. In this article, we are going to discuss the major things that you should be aware of in your office lease.

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Topics: office lease

What to Know About Mixed-Use Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 13, 2020

More and more buildings are being billed as having a mixed-use component. This means that instead of only having a single application -- like office or retail -- they combine different applications. You can be in a mixed-use building, or have a mixed-use space. At the same thing, you can find mixed-use spaces in many different types of neighborhoods.

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Topics: Mixed-Use Space