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8 Things to Consider When Looking for Commercial Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 21, 2018


When the time to sign a commercial lease comes, it’s not unusual for some landlords to present a standard lease and claim that everyone signs it. Woe unto you if you sign such a lease without thorough scrutiny. If you are looking forward to signing your first commercial lease, there are a lot more aspects to put into consideration besides the location, square footage, and rent amount. Here are the top 8 things to consider when looking for commercial office space:

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Topics: commercial office space

Tips When Looking for Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 05, 2017

Whether you're looking for your first office for a start-up, are opening a second office or need to relocate, the prospect of finding the perfect space can be overwhelming. To simplify the process, follow these tips as you begin to consider office spaces.

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Topics: commercial office space

Five Office Metrics That Still Matter

Posted by Don Catalano on Jun 21, 2017


While just about every tenant still looks at square footage and price, metrics like LEED rating, amenity load and transit access are becoming more important. However, looking at these newer metrics while ignoring classic office metrics can be a recipe for a space that works on paper but doesn't quite fit in the real world. Here are five office metrics that you should still be considering -- even if no one else is talking about them.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Metrics

Tips for Expanding Your Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on May 17, 2017

Feeling claustrophobic in your current office space? While a period of growth is good news for your company, trying to conduct business in a space that you've outgrown can prove difficult. If you're considering expanding your office space, follow these tips to get the breathing room you need and ensure that you make the best decision for your company.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Space, commercial real estate

What CEOs Need From Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 20, 2015

The public perception of what the "boss" wants from office space has little to do with what most CEOs actually look for. While we aren't the CEO of your company, we've worked with enough over the years to know that mahogany paneling, lavish corner suites and the like aren't what makes a space work. Instead, most CEOs want three basic things.

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Topics: commercial office space, Office Space, CRE blog, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, CRE, CEO Office, C-Suite CRE, Office Space Needs

9 Must-Haves for Commercial Real Estate Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Nov 05, 2014

If you aren't actively involved in sourcing and leasing commercial real estate space, the process of finding the right office can be challenging. Little details can make a big difference in your occupancy, after all. Once you've figured out your budget, here are nine things to watch for.

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Topics: Corporate Real Estate tips, commercial leasing, property leasing tips, office space tips, commercial office space, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, tenant tips, CRE