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4 Ways to Get a More Flexible Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 18, 2020


Even for the most well-established companies, it is never possible to predict the future with complete accuracy. Unforeseeable economic downturns can lead to financial burdens, and opportunities for growth may emerge unexpectedly. Rapidly developing technology can even impact companies, shifting priorities, making certain jobs redundant or allowing key business functions to be relocated. Because so much is unpredictable, flexibility is of the utmost importance for commercial leases. The following tips can help you get the most flexible office lease possible to future-proof your business.

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5 Hidden Costs to Look for in Your Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 24, 2020


If you've signed an office lease, you know that your rent isn't really your rent. In some buildings, you pay operating costs on top of your rent. You're probably aware of the load factor that makes you pay for your office space and for what the landlord considers your "fair" share of the common areas of the building. And you might also have to pay for parking. But there could be even more hidden costs lurking in your office lease.  Work with your tenant representative to see if you could be on the hook for any of these five additional expenses.

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8 Terms to Look for in Your Next Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 12, 2020


Commercial leases are lengthy, complex documents, but you can't afford to simply skim them. Thoroughly reading your lease and having confusing clauses clarified is essential to ensuring that you get a fair deal. Here are some important clauses to look for:

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7 Things to Ask Before Signing an Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Nov 20, 2019


When the pressure to complete the leasing process is high, you're likely to find yourself anxious to sign; however, doing so too quickly can lead to hidden costs and hassles in the future. Asking these questions before you sign can help to ensure that you're getting the best deal.

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7 Due Diligence Tips for Your Next Office Lease

Posted by Becky Holton on Sep 09, 2019


Guest blog by Becky Holton.
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7 Tips to Improve the Flexibility of Your Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 01, 2019


Even if your company has a well-constructed strategic plan, the future is never entirely certain. What works for your company in terms of office space today may dramatically change within just a few years. Having a flexible office lease will give your company freedom to adapt to future circumstances. These tips will help you improve the flexibility of your office lease to better future proof your company:

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5 Things to Beware of In Your Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 18, 2019


It's easy to get overwhelmed when you're reviewing a lengthy, complicated office lease, but simply skimming the document can set you up for trouble in the future. Make sure that you read the entire contract carefully and keep an eye out for these important features of the lease:

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