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Top 6 Questions for Your Commercial Real Estate Broker

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 09, 2015

When you sit down to choose a commercial real estate broker to serve as your tenant representative, finding the right one can be a challenge. Typically, the right broker brings two things to the table -- a personality that meshes with yours and a comprehensive skill set. While you can gauge whether or not a broker is a good fit for you through a conversation over lunch, asking the right questions is key to assessing skills. Here are six good ones and some guidance on what to seek.

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Topics: Corporate Real Estate Broker, Tenant Rep, REoptimizer, tenant guide, tenant representation, Tenant Representative, corporate real estate, commercial real estate, tenant tips, CRE, lease vs rent

What to Avoid When Hiring a Corporate Real Estate Broker pt. 1

Posted by Don Catalano on Sep 19, 2012

Assembling a good team is one of the most important steps optimizing your corporate real estate portfolio.  In fact, it may be the most important step as your team is the foundation for sustainably improving the health of your portfolio.  And something that every quality CRE team needs is a good broker.   But what exactly is a “good broker?”  The answer is different for everybody, although there are several traits that every team should seek in a broker – diligent, honest, experienced, etc.  Today and Friday we will discuss some of those traits that you as the corporate tenant should avoid in your search for a new broker.

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Topics: Corporate Real Estate Broker, Tenant Rep