When looking for space keep your eyes wide open. Put your phone away while doing a walk-through. If the space is an office building and carpets are stained, don’t expect them to be different when you move in. If ceiling tiles are stained, either the landlord didn’t fix the roof, ...
Tag: Commercial Real estate mistakes
February 15, 2018Lynn Drake
“Building Standards” refer to the finishes a landlord uses in the building. For example, the entry doors can be wood, 8’ or 10’ tall, glass, or wood with a side window of glass. When you walk through the building look up to the ceiling tiles and down at the type ...
February 9, 2018Lynn Drake
I often see mistakes businesses make when leasing commercial real estate. Throughout 2018 I’ll share with you some things that are easily correctable, and others that have costly consequences. I learned a valuable lesson a few years ago, when I had my furniture vendor make the furniture for our offices. ...
January 17, 2018Lynn Drake
Meet my dog Rocky. He loves people, but doesn’t’t like to be referred to as a sheep dog. Because he isn’t one. Rocky wants people to know he is a Aussie-doodle. What does that mean? His mother was a standard Poodle and his father was an Australian Shepard. He believes ...
January 11, 2018Lynn Drake