Tag: #CompassCommercial #CommercialRealEstate

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May2020
If you are looking for some additional funding options during COVID-19 check out this list of options provided by Mariyah Saifuddin. Click here: Funding Options During COVID 19.          

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May2020
Compass Commercial CEO Lynn Drake recently spoke for the Troy Chamber of Commerce on CRE Strategies During COVID-19. Here is the video from that presentation.   https://youtu.be/4Ddeh0hf6Vo   You can also view the PowerPoint presentation here CRE-Stratetegies-Troy-Chamber-4-2020.        

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Apr2020

How to Start a New Business

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Got Money, Now What?   When I worked for Kelly Services as the Head of Real Estate, we had an ISO process that each department was required to complete. I recall thinking that this was a huge waste of time. Part of the requirement was to create a process documenting every step of all the processes in my department. The goal was to find where things fell through the cracks and then ... Read More
April 20, 2020Marketing Assistant

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Apr2020
 A year ago, a prospect was referred to me for a project. She was already in talks with another agent; however, I recommended someone more suitable to help her. She met my contact and didn't like it when he provided her with the true value of the building. She then listed the building with the initial provider for more than ... Read More
April 14, 2020Marketing Assistant

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Mar2020

Success Stories

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Aras, Troy MI   The Challenge: With the help of Compass Commercial, Aras opened a 1,000 s.f. office in Troy, MI in 2014. However, within just a couple of years, Aras needed to double their size, and by 2018 they needed a space for 40 people.   What We Did: Compass needed to identify ... Read More
March 31, 2020Marketing Assistant

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Mar2020

How to Start a New Business

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Government and Banks   Once we had the name, we needed to register the business with the State of Michigan. I didn’t realize how easy this was, so I hired an attorney to register the business, obtain a federal ID number, and prepare Articles of Operation.    Once you have your federal ID number, it’s time to go to the bank, open a checking account, and apply for a ... Read More
March 11, 2020Marketing Assistant

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Feb2020

How to Start a New Business

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What's In A Name?    Finding a name for your business can be tricky. I didn’t want to use my last name, so I went searching for a viable name. While this might seem like a relatively simple step, there is more to it than most people imagine. Start by thinking about the type of firm you ... Read More
February 18, 2020Marketing Assistant

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Jan2020

How to Start a New Business

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Why Did I Open Compass Commercial?    Before opening Compass, I worked for a large and exclusively tenant-focused rep firm in my area.  Like a lot of people who decide to open their own firm, I left because I didn’t feel as if I was being treated fairly. The management had changed, and the new manager didn’t treat us as members of a professional ... Read More
January 16, 2020Lynn Drake

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Dec2019
Meet the Landlords: Cave Man, Business Man, and Super Man They are all commercial real estate landlords. If you don’t learn anything about them before you lease space, you might be making a leasing mistake. Why do you need a commercial agent? Let me share a few things about the kinds of ... Read More
December 13, 2019Lynn Drake

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Nov2019

Meet the Landlords: Super Man

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And then there is Super Man, Super Man is also a Superman. His buildings are clean, his staff amazing, and his listing agents fair and easy to work with. I love showing my clients his space, because I know my clients will be taken care of over the term of the ... Read More
November 26, 2019Lynn Drake