Archive: April, 2017



The Rate of Change

Technology is Changing Faster than the Workplace!This is one of the most fascinating infographics I’ve ever seen. Knoll has shared with us: “The nature of work is changing faster than the work space itself. Buildings outlive the technology and workforce they are designed to serve.”
April 26, 2017Lynn Drake


Renewing Your Lease? Don’t Overlook These 3 Critical Steps!People tend not to take renewals all that seriously. They see it as simple, thinking they can just call the landlord and get their new rate. That way of thinking can cost your firm a lot of money. If you’re looking into ... Read More
April 21, 2017Lynn Drake


April 18, 2017Lynn Drake



A Non-Profit Success Story

See the Amazing Results Compass Managed for a Non-Profit!The Challenge: The Nonprofit approached Compass Commercial 6 weeks before their lease was due to expire. Their office was located in Detroit, and their lease included free parking. The landlord, however, was going to be raising the rental rate by $2/s.f., which would ... Read More
April 11, 2017Lynn Drake


I’ve Counseled My Clients to Request a Stop On Their Pass Through ExpensesThis tax season you want to evaluate the pass through’s, or increases, over a base year that your landlord charges you. More than likely you received a bill which shows the actual cost billed, less any payments ... Read More
April 3, 2017Lynn Drake