Searching for Commercial Real Estate Listings? It’s now much more difficult!

  Many of you may be familiar with LoopNet, the free commercial real estate version of the residential MLS.  If you are a small business, you may have logged on and been able to search all available commercial listings.  Every commercial real estate company in town, and nearly all significant …

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Office Leasing 101 for Nonprofits

Given that a nonprofit organization’s facility costs are typically the second highest cost on its balance sheet (after staff), securing a good lease on the best office space should be a high priority. Unfortunately, we’ve found that real estate costs and commitments are often not addressed in the best way.  …

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Follow the Money!

Here’s an important question you may not have thought to ask: How is my commercial real estate agent getting paid? It applies to agents representing both the landlord and, in our case, the tenant. I have been in this profession for over 40 years and rarely have I heard a …

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Process and predictability

At Tenant Realty Advisors we work with many local companies that occupy office, industrial and retail spaces.  We also work with sophisticated national corporate occupiers. These corporations tend to have an advantage over smaller companies when it comes to real estate: With their full-time, in-house real estate teams, they bring …

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Sign, Sign, Everyone Wants A Sign!

A commercial lease negotiation involves both business terms and legal terms.  A savvy tenant will have both a tenant representative and an attorney negotiating these terms on their behalf. After numerous back and forths, the various items up for negotiation usually end up in some type of compromise that reasonably …

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