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Leasing Basics of Commercial Real Estate

Types of Commercial Real Estate Leases

There are three major flavors of commercial real estate leases—and while the exact use of these definitions may change building by building, a basic understanding of these broad types will help you compare different options. Full Service Lease The F...

How to Pick the Right Office Space

Economics is obviously a primary factor in selecting office space, but a tenant's cost of occupancy is made up a numerous factors beyond the rental rate. In addition, the features of a building and the quality of Landlord services are important considerations i...

Leasing Mistakes Office Tenants Make

Finding and negotiating a lease on an office space can be a lengthy and complicated process that can leave a lot of money on the table if not pursued in the best way possible. Many tenants who are attempting to secure a space make consistent mistakes...

Office Lease Terms

When entering into a commercial lease agreement, many business owners and potential tenants may be familiar with some of the general business issues involved. These basic lease terms include: the rental rate a build-out allowance operating...

Sizing: Square Footage Needs

Should you think big as you start your office search? Or is thinking small the better choice? It's actually a crucial question: Will the needs of your business be better served by a smaller office? Or are you confident enough in the potential growth o...

Who Pays for the Broker?

Who pays the broker when you sign a lease for office space? The good news? It's not you.  At least, not directly. Think of the relationship between home buyers and their real estate agents. It works much the same way as does the relationship be...