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Finalizing the Office Lease Process

You have gone through the earlier stages of the leasing process, evaluating your options thoroughly and finding a solution that directly answers your company’s space needs. You have also most likely worked with a tenant representative to negotiate the b...

Gauging the Cost of an Office Build-Out

Tenant improvements, as well as the allowances given by landlords to fund these improvements, can be a pivotal part of any commercial office lease. Before undertaking negotiations surrounding a build-out, many tenants have the same basic question: how...

Moving-Day Office Relocation Checklist

Once you have found your ideal new space and signed off on your new office lease, you have the sizable task ahead of you of relocating your enterprise. When approached systematically, this process can be relatively pain-free. The following checklist gives...

Pre-lease To-Do list

A quality tenant representative will provide you with a thorough breakdown of each of the properties you are evaluating in your search for a new space, including the various amenities associated with a space, as well as the “bottom line” factors involved. Whe...

Stories: Outfitting a 2,000 sqft office in New York

I joined a two-person startup real estate investment firm after college just as they were deciding to move into a professional office. For the first year, we leased with Regus, an executive suite provider. We had our own private office with a Madison ...

Why Consider a Build to Suit Office Lease?

Fulfilling a business’ office space needs can happen in one of several ways. Oftentimes, a company leases or subleases empty office space in an existing building or, alternatively, buys or leases an existing space and runs renovations on it to customize i...

Improving Office Space: the Transformation from Blah to Huzzah!

Cash is in short supply after the expense of a move, so the slide is definitely out. How can you transform your office space from ordinary to inspiring, and bring back a sparkle in the eye and spring in the step of your employees?