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Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:52:19 -0500


The Real Estate Market And The New President

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:44:05 -0500

This year has been very eventful for real estate investors. The real estate markets have been driven by various economic growth concerns. What is the new president going to do? How will the real estate market be affected by the new presidency?

Rents in Class A & B Apartments: Trends and Growth

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:53:53 -0500

Do you own a class A or a class B apartment building? Class A and class B apartments are changing drastically in standards and values in this seller's market.

Office Space Design: How to Make It More Effective

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:14:20 -0500

An effective office space design helps in boosting the productivity of employees while helping them to be focused. So how would you make the design effective?

Off Market Listings

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:13:43 -0500

Are you thinking of selling your property off market? Here's all you need to know about your decision to not use MLS...

Tips to Buy Overseas Property Safely

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:39:20 -0500

Buying a property is a process that requires patience and perseverance. It takes time to do the research on the status of the real estate market and its norms in your choice of destination. The crucial part is to find a proper, reliable and experienced service provider who can help you through the whole process, right from the start through to the final stage of owning your property. We have enlisted a few key points with a goal to help you initiate the process of buying your dream property abroad.

Choosing the Right Real Estate Location for Your Business

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:28:14 -0500

Selecting the perfect location for your business can be a hassle. There are many variables and factors to consider when opening a new business location and the process of finding a building that houses many of your needs already may be a hassle.

How Do You Put a Small Group Of Investors Together Inexpensively?

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:31:37 -0500

I recommend purchasing midsize rentals. Buying them usually requires a little more money than investing in single-family homes. If additional capital is needed, consider forming a small group of active investors. There are various entities available to group or gather investors. Some of the more familiar ones are limited partnerships, corporations, general partnerships, and real estate investment trusts. A relatively unknown form of ownership to effectively gather active investors is the tenants-in-common (TIC) form of ownership. It's an easy, low-cost method of funding real estate investments while maintaining tax benefits.

The Real Estate Scenario in Delhi at a Glance

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:34:56 -0500

Like other fast developing cities across the globe, Delhi is also advancing immensely in each and every perspective. The recent overviews clearly uncover that individuals all over the world always find Delhi as one of the first-rate places for land speculations.

Is Co-Working Strategy Disrupting India's Workspace Dynamics?

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:49:58 -0500

For quite a long time, the commercial real estate market in India was restricted to large office spaces with lengthy lock-in periods and high costs. But lately there's been a revolutionary shift in the field that the new business owners seem to be in great sync with co-working spaces because of the low initial investment. The small and medium sized enterprises (SME) seem to scale up their workforce faster than ever before.

Things to Consider Before Buying a Plot

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:26:07 -0500

Looking for healthy ROI (Returns on investment)? It is a well - known factor that plots score good over other types in terms of returns. Therefore, if you control to get a good or rather secure deal, purchasing a plot can be challenging when considering the climbing property prices.

Soft Story Retrofit: How and Why It Impacts You!

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:50:18 -0500

Soft Story Retrofitting has become a financial concern for owners in Los Angeles. Here is more information about what it entails and how to go about remedying it.

Pitfalls to Avoid When Finding a New Commercial Office

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:33:51 -0500

Everybody makes mistakes, but a search for a new commercial office is one of those times when errors of any sort are simply not welcome. Navigating the complicated world of commercial real estate is no easy feat, and the journey toward finding an office space is one riddled with speed bumps and obstacles. Some of the biggest pitfalls when finding a new commercial office are easily avoidable, and averting them could end up saving you time and money.

Why Start-Ups Are So Keen About Co-Working Spaces

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:21:17 -0500

Shared office is a place where you can go on a daily basis, sit in a random place there and use the office utilities like internet connection, enjoy the company of few likeminded people. But what other features of co-working space is exciting the start-ups?

Buying A Business Location Vs Leasing - Why Buying Suits Almost Everyone

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:11:53 -0500

One of the biggest advantages of having a commercial property is that it still performs for you even when the market is sluggish. And whenever the economy becomes robust, you can expect the commercial property to provide you a steady flow of income.

Shared Office Space - What Is It?

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 06:50:12 -0500

Generally speaking the term "shared office space" refers to a furnished, fully equipped office space that is ready for a quick setup for a business person that does not want to work at home or for a branch office. They are also called executive suites and business centers.

Top Tips for Choosing Office Space

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:10:14 -0500

Are you in the process of starting a new business? Here are a few top tips that could help you to zero down on the decision making of choosing right office space for your business. Since your office space will represent your business, choosing the right location for your office space must not be taken lightly.

When Should You Move Out of Your Home Office?

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:05:23 -0500

Are you running your business or carrying out your business operations at home? Don't you think you are missing out something? Have you ever thought how it would be to operate within a dedicated office space of your own? Are you aware of the wide range of benefits that an office space can provide you? When should you move out of your home office?

The Top 10 Office Lease Expenses

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:53:47 -0500

Leasing a New Commercial Office Space can have hidden costs and fees; they are: 1. Rent - Generally your biggest expense as it relates to your lease. Is the rent based on usable or rentable area and how does your landlord measure your lease premises?

7 Tips For Buying a Property

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:09:46 -0500

Buying a property requires a good deal of research. Even if you are from the same place, you have to take care of a lot things before buying a house or apartment of your choice. Given below are 7 tips that can make the process a bit less stressful for you.

Tips on Leasing Commercial Real Estate

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 06:52:08 -0500

For some small business owners and entrepreneurs leasing commercial real estate can be a confusing process. These types of investments involve quite a bit of money and if you make the wrong move, it could result in a big loss for the owner. Today, most of the new commercial real estate begins by leasing office space. This is a less expensive alternative to buying a new space.

Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) Basics & What's New for 2016

Tue, 31 May 2016 13:27:19 -0500

This article covers the stabilization of rents, evictions, relocation assistance, which properties are regulated by RSO and which properties are exempt from RSO, registration fees and how to pass them through to tenants, allowable rent increases, the impact on rents of capital improvements, primary renovations, rehabilitation work and seismic retrofitting. Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) regulates the stabilization of rents, evictions and relocation assistance. If a property is for rent in the City of Los Angeles with a Certificate of Occupancy, it is covered by RSO. That incorporates hundreds of thousands renter occupied housing units including condominiums, co-ops, rooming houses, mobile home parks, hotels and motels. RSO does not apply to a singular single-family home on a lot, exempt affordable housing units and usually doesn't apply to dwelling units built after 10/1/1978. It also doesn't apply to luxury units approved by HCIDLA, hotel and motel rooms occupied less than 30 days, rental units in converted commercial buildings (adaptive re-use projects) with the first rental use after 10/1/1978.

Flexible Workspace - A Great Alternative For Office Space Leasing!?

Thu, 12 May 2016 10:05:11 -0500

For most of the start-up companies, finding an ideal office space can be a tiring task. Many commercial real estate agent and the landlords out in the market demand for a lease term for about 3-5 years along with all the personal guarantees needed to secure an office space. Of course, it's their property and they always look for security.

Knowing the Dreamland of Every Family in Jaipur

Thu, 12 May 2016 07:50:51 -0500

Similar to marriage being a one-time affair in life, owning an abode too is once-in-a-life- time ambition of the people in the society. There are certain crucial aspects like the locale, the cost and above all the infrastructure including facilities for a healthy life-style of high standard which happen to be the deciding factor in owning a house. By and large, it is a Herculean task to hunt for such a residence that meets all these needs.

Renting Shared Office Space

Thu, 05 May 2016 07:12:38 -0500

When talking about shared office space this means that it is an office that is fully furnished and equipped and is ready for a quick setup. An entrepreneur that does not want to work at home usually uses them or it could be a branch office. They are also known as executive suites and business centers. They provide the occupant with telephone, internet, and mail services.

Top 5 Due Diligence Mistakes Made in Commercial Real Estate

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:07:55 -0500

It's really a lengthy and complicated process to find an ideal commercial space for your business, and if it's not pursued in a proper way, it can cost you lots of money and also end up in a contrary place. So, when it comes to leasing an office space or any other commercial space for your business, it's very important for you to have a strategy and ensure that you are making a good decision based on the needs of your company. Below mentioned are a few most common due diligence mistakes that the tenants should be careful about.

How Does A Co-Working Space Score Over Any Office Space?

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:22:59 -0500

A shared office space scores over using your home as your makeshift office hands down. Not just entrepreneurs, even the MNCs and corporates increasingly rely on this cost effective option.

Great Comeback for Commercial Real Estate in India!

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:36:29 -0500

These days, the demand for commercial spaces has been on the rise and is pushing the yields higher than any other prominent businesses in the cities across the globe. Prominent cities in India like Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi have topped the commercial property market in terms of annual rental yields. Reports have confirmed that, these three markets have outperformed all the other global hotspots with 9.

4 Important Things to Consider While Choosing Office Space for Your Start-Up

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:12:19 -0500

With numerous start-ups coming up in various industries like ecommerce and technology, it has emerged as a hot spot for start-ups in the past few years. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) reports that, the number of start-up companies at the end of 2015 was 40% more than that of the companies at the end of its previous year.

Things to Consider When Searching for Commercial Real Estate

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:21:02 -0500

When looking for property for a new business, there are several things to consider. There are a variety of things to think about before settling on a piece of commercial real estate.

Choosing a Restaurant Space for Lease

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 07:55:11 -0500

When you're considering your options for a restaurant space for lease, it's important to stay focused on what's most important. Here are the three things that matter the most.

4 Tips Commercial Landlords Need to Follow While Renting Out Their Space

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 13:01:02 -0500

When the leases are granted without legal advises being sought, letting commercial premises can be a minefield for the landlords. It's often boring for the landlords to revisit the terms and conditions to check for the agreed terms in advance. But, getting the things right from the outset can help you in preventing the issues that might arise later down the line.

Learning About Senior Housing Financing

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:51:58 -0500

Looking to run a senior housing facility? Senior housing financing is available to help. So, you are looking at putting together a facility that is going to allow you to house seniors for a price that is going to be a lot less than everything else.

How Data Analytics Can Transform The Real Estate Industry

Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:53:05 -0500

The real estate industry, for the most part, has not been well known for being technology intensive. This nature may soon disappear, however. Data analytics is transforming how real estate companies, customers, and financial institutions do business in this industry.

Selecting Commercial Real Estate for a Potential Business

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:31:19 -0500

Location is just one of many important factors that go into choosing commercial real estate for a potential business. Also, consider zoning, assistance, competing businesses, and renovation costs when looking at a possible building.

Which Retail Space for Lease Is for You?

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:30:31 -0500

Retail space for lease is abundant. Determine which site meets the specific needs of your unique retail business.

Get Affordable Accommodation in Istanbul

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:37:12 -0500

Istanbul is a place with a mixed culture. These cultures are either Asian or European. The European culture of Istanbul is all about living an extravagant and luxurious life, dwelling in the most expensive apartments, eating the richest food, traveling in the most opulent vehicle and performing all those activities that demand huge money. However, the traditional side of the country is very plain and sober where the people are immensely attached to their roots. They follow a simple lifestyle without investing a huge sum of money. They make sure they live happily and peacefully even with the least amount of money.

What Investors Should Know About Certificate of Need for Medical Office Buildings

Sat, 19 Mar 2016 13:23:36 -0500

Medical office buildings in 33 states have limited supplies which is good for investors if you own one. This article explains the reason.

Due Diligence Checklist for Commercial Property for Sale

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:03:49 -0600

Due diligence is one of the most important factors that determine the success of a commercial real estate investment. Potential investors should consider various factors when buying commercial property for sale.

Negotiating The Best Deal for Your Office Space

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:47:17 -0600

Leasing an office space for your business can be challenging if you have never done it before. Learn how to negotiate the best deal (terms) for your new office space location.

Commercial Real Estate Trends for 2016

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:39:58 -0600

The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry now seems to be in a solid grip when compared to the previous years. While the US economy continues to progress, the investors are seeing incredible performance across most of the property types and markets.

Tips for Finding a Residential Property

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:27:53 -0600

Are you looking for a residential property where you will be able to invest your money? If yes, then this article is a must read for you. Here, we have discussed some tips that will make finding the right residential property much simpler for you.

Increase in Demand of Commercial Property in India

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:51:36 -0600

2015 has been a growing year for the commercial sector as many e-commerce companies and start-ups invested in buying office spaces across various major cities. There was an absorption of total eight folds last year and these organizations leased 4.3 million square feet in 2015. Many e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal took space actively which added a big amount to the total sale of commercial property in India.

Strategies for Finding the Best Office Space for Rent

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:36:01 -0600

Finding office space for rent can be tricky, but having a strategy is key to finding what you want. Entrepreneurs should search for a location where employees and clients both feel comfortable.

Is An Open Office Space Plan To Your Advantage?

Tue, 27 Oct 2015 11:56:42 -0500

Office space settings have evolved over the years. In the past, business owners were used to having more private office spaces, where walls and doors separated space into individual offices. Now, many business owners are exploring more open office space plan, where co-workers are in closer proximity to one another. But, the question is often asked, whether this type of office space setting is a truly advantageous one or not. By answering the following questions, you'll be able to pinpoint whether or not an open office space plan will work well for your company.

My Top 5 Solutions to Protect the Brighton i360 Facade

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 07:42:47 -0500

The i360 vertical pier is a revolutionary structure, design and attraction for Brighton & Hove. A 162m vertical facade constructed around a 980 tonne steel frame and finished externally with an anodised aluminium cladding facade. It's thought (or should I say hoped) that the anodised element will withstand the sea salts and wind.

Reasons to Relocate Your Office Space Rather Than Renovate

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:26:26 -0500

There are times in the business world when business owners who lease office space need to either move to a new office location or renovate their current one. This can be caused by having additional employees come in or simply wanting to rearrange the current setup of the office space.

Is Mass Transit Driving Urban Development in Miami?

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:28:53 -0500

Miami's downtown core continues its unprecedented transformation into a densely populated residential urban hub. But there is a question as whether that development will be served by mass transit systems. Given the serious traffic problems experienced by residents of Miami/Dade county, there is a question as to whether current and planned future mass transit systems will be adequate to the task.

Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Commercial Real Estate

Thu, 17 Sep 2015 10:11:59 -0500

Commercial real estate, with its various ins and outs, can be very confusing. This guide will provide you with valuable information to get you going in the right direction.

Tips For Real Estate Agents - 5 Tips For Bigger Commissions

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 11:49:50 -0500

Commissions are the lifeblood of most real estate agents, with many being able to supplement their basic income quite substantially through negotiating high commissions and then providing the work that is expected of them. So how can you go about earning the top-end commissions if you are looking to make the most out of the industry? There is no fool proof method, but if you follow these tips you should stand a better chance of getting more.

Realty of Commercial Investment in NCR: The Ups, the Downs, the Future

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:33:43 -0500

Over the past few months, the National Capital Region (NCR) has been in the news as its real estate market was facing a major slump. The piled up inventory, abandoned projects, slow rate of completion and broken developer promises had completely tainted the reputation of the region and scared away the investors. However, the realty of NCR, especially the commercial segment, is witnessing a new dawn as demand for commercial property is on the rise. And NCR, with its affordable price rates and availability of land resources, is gaining the attention of both developers and investors. As the demand for commercial property is gaining momentum, more and more commercial projects are being launched in regions like Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida and Noida Expressway. If this trend continues to fuel up, the commercial realty of NCR will witness a surge in demand, pushing growth in the region.

There's a Reason Why They Say That "The Devil Is in the Detail"

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:52:15 -0500

Now it's time to take a closer look at your test trials and what you should look out for when a prospective service provider comes to conduct a site survey. When it comes to the survey itself, there are many things that any good service provider will take into consideration (you might like to create yourself a 'secret' checklist against which you can assess the surveyors that visit your site): Exterior Facade - When performing the exterior inspection the service provider should explain if there are any access...

Why Efficient Appraisers Are An Imperative When Dealing With Property Transactions

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:44:14 -0500

Every appraiser has his own process and techniques for gathering data, analyzing it, and giving an expert opinion on a particular real estate property. If you hire four different appraisers to evaluate a property, you will get four different opinions on market rate.

Offices Leases: Importance of Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreements

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:36:07 -0500

When an office tenant signs their commercial office space lease, it's only natural to assume that the tenant will have an undisturbed tenancy and complete access to the premises as noted in the lease. This is often the case, however, there comes a time on occasion when a tenancy is disturbed for one reason or another. This can happen when the property has a mortgage on it and there is a lender involved. Should the property owner/landlord default on their mortgage, the lender may have a right to interject in some form. This is where a subordination and non-disturbance agreement comes into play.

How to Ensure Your Property Assets Are Worth Flaunting

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 07:36:24 -0500

With shifts in the property management market changing towards results and a return on investment, you may be wondering where the appearance of your building fits into the equation. We take a look at the benefits that a clean, uniform building facade can bring to your business..

3 Top Tips You MUST Remember When Looking For A Building Cleaning Solution

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 07:26:30 -0500

So you have a dirty building facade in need of some serious TLC, but it's difficult to know where to start. Does that sound familiar?

Clean and Clear? Your Stadium and Your ROI

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 07:25:19 -0500

Is there a direct link between a stadium's profits and ROI and the condition of its external building facade/surrounding built environment? To the above question, I would answer a resounding "yes" every time. Let me tell you why...

Office Space Lease Negotiating: Expect the Unexpected

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:08:48 -0500

There are many terms which office space tenants think of during the office space lease negotiation phase. From the rental price to parking inclusions to who pays for the common area maintenance, there is certainly a lot of terms to consider. One aspect which tenants do not always consider during negotiations is what the relationship of the parties will be should a natural disaster occur, such as a hurricane or tornado, and cause damage to the premises. Although these instances don't arise all that frequently, should they occur, you want to be sure that you, the tenant, are adequately protected.

How To Go About Getting A Commercial Mortgage

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:56:21 -0500

A commercial mortgage can be defined as a loan that is secured on a property that is not your residence. You basically get a loan to buy a commercial property that you want to let. All premises can be very different and this means that the loans have to be assessed individually and priced in relation to the individual risks they come with. The commercial mortgages take up from where the business loans finish. There are so many lenders willing to offer the mortgages, but you also need to be careful with the process to get the best deal.

Commercial Office Space: Consider Your Parking Options

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:33:28 -0500

Many business owners are often focused on the office space itself when leasing a commercial office for their company. Although the interior of the office is quite important, it is vital to not overlook parking options when leasing office space. This is especially relevant in cities and largely populated areas where having parking on-site is an absolute necessity.

Did the Bank Bailout Help Small Businesses?

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:19:03 -0500

Small businesses were expected to be one of the prime beneficiaries of the 2008-2009 bank bailouts. Whether this intended outcome has actually come true is a matter of often fierce debate among small business owners and their bankers. With the banking lobby still playing a dominant role in the legislative process, both individual and commercial borrowers are actively wondering about the future of commercial lending to the small business sector.

How To Assess A Property Development Site Quickly

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:45:28 -0500

Have you ever stood at the boundary of a property and wondered whether the site was viable for development? Sites with old warehouse/manufacturing plants might be suitable for redevelopment into residential or a new industrial facility, maybe something else. But how would you know?

Purchasing Industrial Property Tips

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:01 -0500

Commercial property can be considered a little daunting - if you don't deal with the day-to-day matters of in operation from a commercial creating, most people are unfamiliar with the conditions and terms of commercial leases, GST implications and who accounts for the outgoings (expenses) from the building.

A Best Real Estate Property for Investment in Lucknow: Celebrity Green

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:14:59 -0500

Lucknow, the capital city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has witnessed a huge growth in the real estate sector in the past few years. Lucknow is now emerging as the leader of the real estate sector in the present scenario.

Calling All Architects: Facade Access and Maintenance Strategy Support

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:54:11 -0500

With new CDM regulations now in place, the risks placed on the building designer have changed. There is a greater need to ensure that safe access to the building facade can be obtained for future cleaning and maintenance, but this doesn't always fall within the remit of the architect.

Property Development Profit Margins - Keeping Them

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:21:20 -0500

Property developers like profits and they like keeping them even more! So what is a good profit margin and how do you keep it?

The Effect Of Asian Money On Australian Property Development

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:20:01 -0500

Property development in Australia is changing! If you hadn't noticed that there is a virtual flood of Asian money entering Australia then you need to start talking to people in the industry before you get yourself into a spot of bother.

How to Proactively Protect the Quality and Condition of Your Stadium Facade

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:15:38 -0500

Today's stadiums need revenue for 12 months of the year, not just during the sports season. Concerts, events and hospitality all create vital extra revenue for stadiums but to attract and deliver events, a clean environment that creates a positive impression is a must.

Property Development Without Money - How?

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:34:28 -0500

At a recent training program I ran one of the students asked how to make money in development when you don't have any money. I was surprised. The answer is so obvious it's not funny; yet people everywhere ask this question.

Commercial Office Space: Understanding Rentable And Useable Square Footage

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:35:25 -0500

When you lease commercial property to be used as office space, your future landlord will mention terms such as rentable square footage and useable square footage when speaking about the rental cost. As opposed to having a single rent figure, these square footage calculations are used to determine just how much you'll pay for your office space.

Why Consider CONTEXT Not CONTENT in Order to Achieve Your Long-Term Property Investment Goals?

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:21:37 -0500

All too often a landlord or property manager will only consider the content i.e. income or ROI; ultimately the endgame of what their property can achieve. I believe that this stale and outdated approach will not create the environment or attract the calibre of tenant needed to provide the landlord with a long-term return.

How to Buy Commercial Real Estate Property

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:36:48 -0500

Every few years, the real estate industry suffers from a crash that leaves small and mid-sized business with a dilemma: is it better to own or to rent a commercial property. Buying commercial property is a complex business, which makes it difficult for experts to maximize their investment value. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy. The following guide takes a realistic approach to solving the dilemma of whether you should buy or rent a commercial property.

Commercial Property Investment - High Return Game

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:33:41 -0500

Buying a property for commercial purpose is a huge investment. That is the reason why investing in commercial traditionally has been the job of only high net worth individuals or institutional investors. However, time has brought change. Many types of investors are getting into the game.

What Office Space Tenants Should Know About Relocation Provisions In Leases

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:38:48 -0500

The office lease is one which contains many terms. Some are in there for the benefit of the landlord while others may help out the tenant in one way or another. One which falls within the former category is the relocation provisions term. This is sometimes found in a commercial office space lease and allows the landlord to relocate the office space tenant to another office space location within the building or office park should the landlord need to, or want to, accommodate a new tenant looking for larger office space.

Commercial Real Estate - What Is It?

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:53:48 -0500

When speaking of commercial real estate this terminology refers loosely to any piece of land bought with the intent to make money on the property. This includes any real estate that is bought to be used for apartment complexes, industrial production, strip mall, office buildings, restaurants, etc. It can also include any vacant land that has the potential to hold property that can make money.

4 High Return Tips To Kick-Start A Building Cleaning Project, Increase ROI and Enhance Asset Value!

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:27:15 -0500

Look up and down any city street hosting commercial buildings constructed in recent decades and it is likely you will see at one end a large scale cleaning operation under way behind protective sheeting, and at the other end sad, dirty and neglected buildings badly in need of a clean. What you rarely see are rows of clean buildings, free of scaffolding and smartly presented. Why is this? It all comes down to economics and misunderstanding. Minor procedures such as window cleaning give an impression of good maintenance but hide the real truth - the general staining, the environmental and organic damage and the undermining of the intended performance standards of the facade materials and structures they are fixed to. By the time this damage becomes apparent, the only solution is an expensive, unsightly and inconvenient facade cleaning project. In extreme cases it is simply too late even for this.

Office Space Leasing: Know Your Signage Options

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:30:48 -0500

When you lease or buy commercial office space, you'll want to advertise your presence at the location in one way or another. When you buy the office space, you will usually have countless options as to signs on and around the premises. However, if you lease commercial office space, there may be restrictions in place concerning placement of signs or even restrictions stating that no signs are allowed and you are basically a hidden entity from those passing by. This is why it's important to ask about signage options, requirements and restrictions before you sign the lease.

Property Development - Profit From Property

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:02:43 -0500

Property development is many different things to many different people, and to you it is something else again. You might be starting a career in one sector of the property development industry such as engineering, architecture or building; or you might be a seasoned property developer; but one thing I know for absolute certain is that you don't know everything about the property development industry or the property development process!

Commercial Office Space Tenants Often Pay More Than Just Rent

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:29:54 -0500

When business owners lease commercial office space, there is often more to consider in the way of expenses than just rent. One would like to think that a rent payment each month or year would cover all of the tenant's costs, but this is usually not the case. Most office space tenants will have to pay an additional rent, such as operating expenses, under the lease terms. Here are some things which all commercial office space tenants must keep in mind when signing a new office space lease.

New Twist to Finance Commercial Real Estate

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:54:15 -0500

In the aftermath of the depression, commercial real estate has had a slow recovery. Jump start the process and avoid the show down at the bank. The new lender on the street is a private investment firm, better terms, the next door neighbor might be your future investor.

Save Big With Section 1031 Exchange

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:30:33 -0500

I own the building that houses my construction business. We are considering purchasing a larger building and moving. My broker suggested a 1031 exchange. How does that work and is it worth the effort?

Commercial Office Space: Assignment and Subletting Clauses Are A Necessity

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:52:27 -0500

The steps one must take to lease commercial office space are plentiful in number. Once you find the perfect office space to lease, you then have to delve into the lease terms and negotiations to ensure that the arrangement is beneficial to you, the tenant. The commercial lease has many terms to read through and there are certain clauses which must be included in order to properly protect you as a tenant. Two clauses in particular which are a must when it comes to lease inclusion include the assignment clause and subletting clause.

Credit Tenant Lease (CTL) Loans Explained in Simple Terms

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:30:15 -0500

Credit tenant lease loans are much more complex than standard commercial real estate mortgage loans. They combine sophisticated investment banking with specialized mortgage lending to create a unique method of financing credit tenant, net leased properties. This article by an expert in CTL finance and commercial real estate investment banking explains the basics of CTL in simple, easy to understand terms.

Want a Loan From a Commercial Mortgage Bridge Lender? Talk About What's Important to Them

Thu, 28 May 2015 06:51:56 -0500

Applying for a commercial mortgage bridge loan can be a daunting and stressful process. If you want to increase your chances of securing a loan approval and closing a deal, it's important to understand the process from the lenders perspective. Once you know what lenders look for and what is most important to them you can tailor your presentation to their concerns. Offer private commercial real estate mortgage lenders what they want and you will increase your chances of getting the loan offer you want. In this informative article a veteran private commercial mortgage loan professional gives sound advice about what things to stress and what topics to avoid.

Commercial Office Space Leasing: How To Use Your Financial Analysis Results in Negotiations

Tue, 26 May 2015 13:55:20 -0500

There are many ways to negotiate when it comes to commercial office space leases. Financial analysis is one tool which will help in your negotiations with current or prospective landlords. The financial analysis is the process by which you consider all of the costs associated with the lease and then use a financial program to come up with an end figure detailing how much the lease will truly cost you as a commercial tenant. It is these figures which will help you in the negotiation phase of commercial office space leasing.

Unfriendly Commercial Lender and the Art of the "Cram Down"

Tue, 19 May 2015 11:36:17 -0500

Perhaps we engaged in a commercial mortgage arrangement with a lender who had an understanding of your business, your goals, and prospects. Now things have changed. Worst yet they have sold your mortgage to an unfriendly investor, who wants to be paid off NOW! Its in the borrowers best interest to put this transaction in the rear window. Lets explore what strategy we should use to accomplish this.

Office Lease Transactions: How Financial Analysis Plays a Part

Tue, 19 May 2015 09:04:14 -0500

Commercial office space leasing consideration is a bit more in-depth than renting a residential property, for example. When leasing a home, apartment or condo, you know how much the rent costs and whether or not you will be able to afford it. For commercial office space leasing, the decision-making process is a bit more time consuming. In order to ensure that you are renewing your lease at the right location at the right cost or deciding to move your office space to a new locale to save money, you want to complete a full financial analysis to make sure that the leasing decision you make is the right one.

Why Office Spaces Have More Influence On Clients

Fri, 15 May 2015 14:24:07 -0500

In this article we have discussed about the important aspects which affect the reputation of the firm if the exterior of the office is not selected properly. The transportation to the office should be a one that is flexible for all and the check whether the competitors run their office in the building is very important.

Executive Suites - A Way to Save Money

Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:00 -0500

Executive suite is perfect if you are travelling for business purpose. Advantage of going for furnished suites is the low cost with amenities like FREE WIFI, fully equipped kitchen etc. Read More

Guide to Investing Out of State for Commercial Real Estate Investors in Los Angeles, California

Tue, 12 May 2015 11:43:09 -0500

Capital growth is hard to come by in California as compared to other states with great opportunities we can invest in. This is why an investor like you needs an agent that can find you amazing deals in other states, has knowledge of the area and knows how much you will be making there. Most would think having property out of the state they live in is hard to manage, but it isn't nearly as hard or risky as it sounds. Wouldn't it feel nice to have a monthly check from Starbucks, or Chase? How about tenants who manage the property themselves? That would be Great! Right?! Yes! These kinds of companies offer rent payments double the interest of what they spend on their California properties. Some states are just beginning to grow even more in population! More cash every month in your pockets and the value of your property has much more room to go up? No brainer! Here's how and why it is important to have a successful commercial real estate agent by your side, helping you achieve more financial success by acquiring easy to manage properties, in high growth locations, with larger cap rates, meaning more money!

How To Make The Tenant Improvement Allowance Work For You

Mon, 11 May 2015 09:14:29 -0500

Many office space leases will be a good fit for companies yet there may be some improvements which have to be done in order to make the premises a perfect fit for the tenant. For this reason, tenant improvement allowances are often included within the commercial office space lease. These allowances come in different forms. Two of the most common forms include a turn-key build-out and a fixed rate allowance.

Agents Reveal 12 Steps On Leasing Your Commercial Property

Fri, 08 May 2015 15:46:14 -0500

Your property and its capacity to generate profit is a valuable asset and should be protected. Obtain legal and commercial advice from commercial property management firms as lease agreements can be complex and difficult to understand. Below are the 12 essential steps you must know.

Pros and Cons of Apartment Life

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:40:59 -0500

Some people love living in apartments, while others look at them as merely a temporary place to live while they save up to buy a house. There are definitely plusses and minuses to apartment living. Let's look at some of the main points.

Standard Enquiries Before Contract: The Fire Risk Assessment

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:04:26 -0500

Section 11 of the standard enquiries before contract deals with fire safety issues relating to the property to be leased / sold. Now us humble surveyors always pay deference to solicitors but after a client just took a lease without anyone really checking as to what the fire risk assessment had thrown up; I am just wondering whether this section could not be worded better so that everyone can see more clearly where the building might be wanting and what liabilities the occupier might face..

Tulsa Architects Are The Reason

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:15:03 -0500

In this article, I am paying my respects to the Tulsa Architects that have shaped my hometown into the unique city that it has become. Architecture is an often overlooked trade that has a major impact on one's stress level and comfortability. Architects play an important role in the beautification of any city and Tulsa is no exception.

Finding the Right Pet For Your Small Apartment

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:46:08 -0500

Small apartments can be challenging enough just trying to fit your belongings in their miniature spaces. But when you want to have a pet come with you? That becomes a whole different matter. So how can you choose a perfect furry companion to join you? Read on for a few tips - some might surprise you.

Guide to Renting Commercial Properties

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:22:43 -0500

Dubai has emerged as one of the most popular areas for business and living. The city is brimming with well-equipped state-of-the-art offices that are available for rent as well as for sale.

How to Choose the Right Commercial Real Estate Broker

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:29:42 -0500

If you want to select a reliable commercial real estate broker then you should ask a few vital questions. You should try to find out the total amount of money that you can get from the lender, the ways he builds good relationship with lenders and so on.

Commercial Property Management Tips To Generate Revenue

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:14:40 -0500

There is an increase in the demand for commercial property. The demand has seen to the rise of such properties with the main intention being to meet the growing demands. The management of commercial property can be challenging considering it is much more than just building maintenance as it used to be years ago. Apart from maintaining the business, management also calls for the expansion of the business and generation of revenue. As a property owner, you will need to come up with proper strategies to generate revenue for your business.

Finding An Affordable Office Space Lease: Considerations To Follow

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:07:58 -0500

A lot of consideration goes into leasing commercial office space. This is not a small-term or residential lease, so you want to be sure that the office space you select is one which will fit your needs as well as your budget. Not sure how to accomplish this goal with certainty? The following three factors are important considerations to take note of when leasing affordable office space and ones which will greatly help with the final decision.

What You Should Consider Before Starting to Flip Commercial Properties

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:03:52 -0500

What do you know about commercial property flipping? It's a simple question, but an important one. If your answer is, "Not much," the first thing to do is become educated about flipping commercial properties. You could make $500,000-plus in a matter of hours on a commercial flip but there also are pitfalls to avoid.