Archive: November, 2017



Like Boxing in the Dark

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.  ... Read More
November 30, 2017Lynn Drake


November 22, 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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
November 10, 2017Lynn Drake



Buying a Building Part 2

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 ... Read More
November 7, 2017Lynn Drake


Looking for commercial space to lease or buy? Want a list of questions to ask before you hire a real estate agent? Click This Image
November 3, 2017Lynn Drake