Let’s start with Tom. Tom not only owns commercial real estate; he owns a brokerage firm as well. Tom’s buildings are well maintained. If you call the property manager, whatever you need fixed will get fixed. Tom works quickly to get your lease proposals upon request. He will accommodate almost ...
March 1, 2019Lynn Drake
Meet the Landlords: Tom, Dick, Harry, and Pat They are all commercial real estate landlords, and if you don’t learn anything about them before you lease space, you might make a leasing mistake—a mistake that will cost you lots of extra money and stress! My clients often ask me if they need ...
February 5, 2019Lynn Drake
Identifying and finding the ideal building is similar to the finding a lease property. First, you need to determine what type of building is required. You can put a regular office user in any commercially zoned office space. However, you can’t put a medical user in any office building. The space ...
January 29, 2019Lynn Drake
In 2019 , we will take a detailed look at buying a commercial building. It isn’t that hard, but there are a lot of steps that you need to understand, and the timing of each one is critical. In this series, we will look at who should be on your ...
January 15, 2019Lynn Drake
January 7, 2019Lynn Drake
Taken from a yacht in the Sydney Harbor in front of the Sydney Bridge on 12/31/17. Did you know this is the first place in the world where the new year dawns?
January 4, 2019Lynn Drake
Reflecting on 2018 2018 was a great year for Compass Commercial. Business was up significantly. We moved our offices to the Columbia Center in Troy which we are enjoying. We hope you enjoyed the commercial real estate series. From a personal perspective it was fabulous too. My husband and I went to ...
December 18, 2018Lynn Drake
The future belongs to thoese who believe in the beauty of their dreams. - Eleanor Roosevelt
December 12, 2018Lynn Drake
What’s ahead for the New Year? For 2019 we have developed a new commercial real estate series. Art, Architecture or Bad Design? This series will include pictures of interesting buildings or designs I found while showing buildings and traveling over the last few years. There are some great examples of buildings being ...
December 10, 2018Lynn Drake