I always enjoy showing our clients potential space for their offices. I find it interesting to see space through their eyes, rather than my own. I may think a particular space is great, they may not see it working for them at all. One of the biggest differences between residential and ...
Tag: lease negotiations
July 20, 2017Lynn Drake
Now that the economy has improved we are seeing our clients interested in buying buildings again. I recently heard about a woman who wanted to open a coffee shop so she went to the bank first to get a loan to buy the building. Just because a building is for sale on ...
November 21, 2016Lynn Drake
What would happen if you hired a professional tenant Representative to help you with your commercial real estate needs? You could relax as we handle all of the details, freeing you from the hassle of hours on the phone and dealing with paperwork Know that every detail of the transaction will ...
September 26, 2016Lynn Drake
Many prospective tenants approach me with wish lists a mile long, itemizing everything they want in their business suite. When I get down to their budget with them, I often learn they only want a one-year lease. You can’t expect the moon and the stars if you want a short-term ...
April 18, 2016Lynn Drake
Recently, I got a call from a prospective tenant asking me for something I had never heard of before. After 30 years in the business, I thought I had heard it all! Together, we reviewed our process so she could identify what it was she needed. Turns out this client ...
February 15, 2016Lynn Drake
Did you know that office buildings have a rating system? We often will say a building is a Class A building—but what does that really mean? Class A Buildings A Class A office building means the building is either less than 7 years old, or the lobby has been upgraded in the ...
February 1, 2016Lynn Drake
Are you a new business looking to lease space? Most landlords require you to provide financial statements from your accountant before making decisions on whether or not they’ll lease to you, or how much of a security deposit will be required. If your business is brand new, try and find ...
January 25, 2016Lynn Drake
In many buildings, there are extras you might consider adding to your wish list, such as: Extra storage for free during a certain time of year Instead of free rent in your first year, you could take the free rent over the course of the lease during the months with the lowest ...
January 18, 2016Lynn Drake
The hours you spend pacing the floor, waiting for a family member’s first child to be born; the minutes you spend waiting for your computer to boot up; the seconds you wait for a text message…each of these intervals remind you of that inescapable truth: timing is everything. Did you know ...
November 22, 2015Lynn Drake
I always enjoy showing our clients space. It is interesting to see space through their eyes. I may think something is great and they may not. One of the biggest differences between residential and commercial real estate is the tour. When you working in residential, all an agent needs ...
December 3, 2014Lynn Drake