Innovation Health Factors in Commercial Property Management

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Creative control is an essential part of commercial and retail property management.  Basically, elements of innovation are part of that day to day property management process as you strive to attract and serve high level clients with your tenant and asset performance services. Think about what you are doing now with your clients and consider…

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The Secrets to Creating New Commercial Property Managements

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There are some special people in your town or city that you can tap into when it comes to looking for and finding new Clients and Commercial Property Management appointments.  A professional property management service is something that is both very marketable and highly desirable in a brokerage business.  NB – you can get plenty…

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Fee Structures for Commercial Property Management

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So, a client asks you to manage their commercial property.  What do you do at that point?  How much should you charge for your services?  So many agents and brokers make mistakes in setting property management fees.  They adopt some formula of a percentage fee taken from the passing income for the property.  What then happens…

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How to Create a Commercial Property Management Listing Kit

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If you specialise in commercial or retail property management then you should have a listing kit with you to use at any time with clients and prospects.  Some of the kit can be in hard copy and the balance of the kit should be in the ‘cloud’ for ‘drawing down’ when you are talking to…

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Ways of Looking for Commercial Property Management Answers

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Landlords of investment property always need some degree of help when it comes to commercial property management and leasing.  Look for those landlords and then centre on their problems.  Provide solutions that are clear, specific, and specialized.  It is hard for a client or prospect to ignore relevant recommendations on a property matter.  Go ‘deep’…

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How to Enrich Your Commercial Property Management Fees

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The strategy behind growing commercial property management fees will always be something separate and different to the commissions and the fees that you can get from sales and leasing activity.  Any real estate brokerage business plan and team structure should consider the different fee types and the unique strategies required to grow those channels of…

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The Benefits of a High Quality Commercial Property Management Team

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A high-quality property management team is a good thing to have in any commercial real estate brokerage.  In referring to a team of ‘high-quality’, I mean people with the appropriate management skills and knowledge for the location, the clients, and the property types. Good property managers are hard to find and the best ones are…

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Attaining True Independence in Commercial Property Management

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There is a certain ‘attainable mass’ of properties in commercial or retail property management that will seem to create its ongoing portfolio growth momentum.  Getting up to and beyond that point is the focus for many brokerages.  (NB – you can get plenty of commercial property management tips in our Snapshot program right here –…

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A Users Guide to Better Clients in Commercial Property Management

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Who are your important clients in your property management portfolio?  They are the clients that own the better buildings, several buildings locally, and or pay the larger fees for management services.  Know how many of these people that you now service and understand their investment focus.  (NB – you can get plenty of commercial property…

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The Advantage of Using Stories to Win Commercial Property Managements

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When you work with many different property clients in commercial and or retail property management, the information and the strategies that you share about other properties and situations locally can be of great value to winning the listing or closing on a transaction.  (NB – you can get plenty of property management ideas in our…

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Why a Commercial Property Management System is a Valuable Resource

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In managing a commercial or retail property, there are many things to monitor from the perspective of maintenance, lease management, cash-flow, and rent control. The best way to control things will be through some dedicated software program; there are several good programs available for review and consideration, but they all have differences and costs.  …

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Commercial Property Management – How to Control Environmental Factors in your Property Portfolio

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Your property management portfolio and the individual properties under management will be impacted by environmental issues through the year.  Some of those properties will be impacted more than others; that can lead to loss of rent, failure of tenant businesses, and a landlord suffering some investment pressure.  That is where professional property management controls come…

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Commercial Property Management – How to Ask the Right Questions in a Handover

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When you are taking on a new retail, office, or industrial property for management, make sure you have a good set of deliberate questions to work through and help you identify the performance issues within the property.  Get to the bottom of the issues relating to income, tenancy mix, maintenance, risk, documentation, and occupancy.  Where…

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Commercial Property Management – Understanding the Facts and Advantages of Building Automation Systems

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If you work in commercial or retail property management or leasing, you will soon come across the terminology of building automation in larger buildings.  The issue or concept generally applies to buildings where the building function issues are complex and therefore for efficiencies, the operational elements of the building are integrated into daily property operations,…

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Useful Asset Planning Tips for Commercial and Retail Property Managements

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A complex office or retail investment property needs an Asset Plan.  Things should be considered and decided as part of the planning process.  Over time that then allows the right indicators to be tracked, negotiated, and changed as required. (NB – you can get Commercial Property Asset Planning tips in our Snapshot program right here)…

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Building a Commercial Property Management Portfolio

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The commercial property management side of brokerage business is critical to cash flow and listings supply. In this audio, learn how you can grow your management portfolio effectively and quickly. Property Management training and coaching by John Highman. MP3 File

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A New Perspective on Winning More Commercial Property Managements

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It is a fact that the property managements in your commercial brokerage can bring real value to the business overall.  You can serve the clients in several different ways, control the listing stock, and optimize your commissions from any transactions created.  (NB – you can get plenty of property management tips in our Snapshot program…

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How to Improve Your Commercial Property Management Services

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The whole concept of commercial and retail property management today is very specialised. If you are to win and retain new business, special strategies are needed with rents, tenants, leases, and vacancies. Commercial Property Management training by John Highman MP3 File

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