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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How to Present for Commercial Property Managements

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The process of pitching and presenting to win a commercial property management is quite special. In this audio program, John Highman talks about fees, clients, property facts and strategic property management. A good property management appointment is one where you match your services into the clients investment targets and property challenges.  There are things to…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – Perfect Property Management Services Bring Real Advantages

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The people that you employ in your commercial property management division should be specially chosen for their knowledge and skills; inexperienced people create issues in client service and property performance.  That focus on people means a ‘solid track record’ in handling investment decisions, tenants, and landlord related matters.  Good property managers can add considerable value…

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Systems to Follow to Improve Commercial Property Management Business

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In commercial property management you can easily get ‘swamped’ by daily issues and events.  Every day you can be busy day doing things that really don’t matter in the scheme of things.  Yes, I know that you have client and property issues to attend to, but the real focus here should be on selective control. …

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Proven Systems to Follow in Commercial Property Management

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When you take over a new property to manage, be it office industrial or retail, the methods of review and control that you adopt at the very beginning are critical to the end result.  You have a lot of facts to gather, investigate and control.  (NB – you can get our commercial real estate tips…

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Critical Systems for a New Property Manager to Take Control of an Investment Property

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Commercial and retail property management systems are very important in the investment performance of an asset.  The ‘handover process’ similarly so. Property managers of commercial and retail buildings today are very skillful and should be so; they have to know so much about property operations, lease documentation, tenant selection and management, and asset performance.  (NB…

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How to Make Commercial Property Management the Sharp End of Your Brokerage Business

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Commercial property management is not just about collecting the rent.  It’s about looking for ‘issues’ and resolving them before they impact the property.  Every property will have ‘issues’ for identification and resolve.  That is where we ‘value add’. (N.B. these ideas are also sent out to regularly to our friends in Commercial Real Estate Online…

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