Category: Our Tenant Representatives


In the market for a new office, or have some extra space available? Many people might look in the Yellow Pages, some will ask friends. Whatever system you use to find a realtor, make sure to screen them before hiring.Commercial realtors come in every shape, color, size, and age. You ... Read More
February 7, 2018Lynn 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 ... Read More
December 5, 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


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



How to Buy a Building

PART ONEYou’ve made the decision to purchase a building for your business. Now what?Where do you start? How does it happen? What do you need to know before you sign on the dotted line?This three-part blog series will help you understand.An investment building is usually priced based on the cash ... Read More
October 3, 2017Lynn Drake


It really nags at me that there are firms out there who claim they’re representing your best interests when, in reality, they’re doing the opposite.Many are simply project managers and construction companies in disguise—not truly tenant representatives. Confused? Here’s How This Works: You’re looking for space, and you find a supposedly “good” tenant ... Read More
September 12, 2017Lynn Drake


The ITRA spring meeting was held in Atlanta. We visited the Ponce City Market which is mixed use redevelopment of the former Sears warehouse.  The building is divided into shopping, offices, residential and parking.
July 25, 2017Lynn Drake