December 28, 2017Lynn Drake
You know that holiday song? It’s a tune every tenant should be singing – twice a year. That’s right—Every tenant should check their lease expiration date twice, and make sure to start their search at least a year in advance. Wondering why? Isn't a year a bit over the top? If you’re ...
December 20, 2017Lynn Drake
Buying a commercial building for your business is a big step, with many aspects to the process. PART ONE explained the criteria you need to set before you begin looking to buy a commercial building for your business. PART TWO covered locating properties, what you need to know before making an ...
December 15, 2017Lynn Drake
While the owner of a startup company may be reluctant to take on a long-term lease, it might pay to think about what that actually means in practical terms. Here are two things to consider right from the start: It could take three to six months, at least, to find ...
December 5, 2017Lynn Drake
Ever feel like you're boxing in the dark when you're trying to figure out the real costs of the office space you rent? Because different types of real estate charge differently for space, it can be a challenge! Generally, retail or industrial buildings charge a base rent plus taxes, maintenance, and utilities. ...
November 30, 2017Lynn Drake
Image from The Art of Custom Framing website Just because a building started out as one thing doesn't mean it has to stay that way. That was my thought, in 2016, when I came across a former racquet ball court building in Troy, Michigan, while researching new space for my art gallery ...
November 13, 2017Lynn Drake
Finding commercial space is like preparing for a professional football game. Here's How you Have to Think: How long is the Training Season? Start your site search and put a game plan together six to nine months before your current lease expires or before you need a new space. Who Will be the ...
November 10, 2017Lynn Drake
Buying a commercial building for your business is a big step, with many aspects to the process. PART ONE explained the criteria you need to set before you begin looking to buy a commercial building for your business. Today’s post will focus on choosing your location, what you need to know ...
November 7, 2017Lynn Drake