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You Need a Tenant Representative Broker: Here's Why

Posted by Don Catalano on Nov 21, 2018

If you're getting ready to begin a search for a commercial office space or building to lease, you can't afford to go it alone. Having a tenant rep broker at your side throughout the process offers a number of distinctive benefits. Here are some of the top reasons why you should enlist the help of one.

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The Importance of a Tenant Rep

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 08, 2016

When you're looking to relocate your offices or are expanding to a whole new market, you want to end up with the best space for your needs and be able to secure that unit for a fair price. Having a tenant rep broker on your side is crucial to accomplishing those goals.

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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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3 Things to Beware of When Searching for a Tenant Representative

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 21, 2014

In order to protect themselves, many corporate tenants use the services of a tenant representative.  A quality tenant representative, or tenant rep, will walk the user through the process and lend his or her expertise in each stage of the transaction – from planning to unpacking.  But finding a good tenant representative can often be a daunting task.  As great a surplus of brokers in the markets, there is difficulty in actually finding one that will consistently put your best interests first.  Here a few things to keep an eye out for when looking to add a broker to your corporate real estate team:

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