Advanced Strategic Commercial Property Leasing Video – Extracts from Recent Hong Kong Workshop

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Recently, I was in Hong Kong running a leasing workshop with major property owners, leasing agents, and property managers. The buildings we were discussing were large and of high value.  A leasing matrix was created from the program.  (NB – you can get more leasing tips in our commercial real estate ‘Snapshot’ program right here)…

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Chart – Asset Planning for Shopping Centers

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Over the years I have seen many different challenges with Shopping Centers of all types in diverse cities and towns.  Recently I was in Dubai, sharing that information and speaking at a conference on tenant mix and tenant retention strategies.  (NB – you can get plenty of Retail Shopping Center ideas in our Snapshot program…

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Commercial Real Estate Leasing – Investigating the Business History of Prospective Tenants

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When looking to lease a commercial or retail property, and or resolve a vacancy, don’t jump at the first tenant or lease enquiry that comes your way.  Make some careful choices about the tenant, the location, the building, and the relevance that the tenant must have to the landlord’s asset.  (NB – you can get…

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Comparing Shopping Centers Today for Sales and Tenant Mix Performance

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When you work with retail shopping centers from a leasing or management perspective, there are many things to look at and compare.  Ideally, you want to stay ahead of the retail competition.  Customer interest is a valuable factor to attract and maintain. (NB – you can get plenty of retail shopping center tenant mix tips…

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Improving Shopping Center Performance by Retail Tenant Mix Repackaging

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Some retail shopping centres need refreshing and repackaging from time to time. That strategy and approach helps when it comes to sustaining customer interest and attracting ongoing retail sales. (NB – you can get more retail shopping center tenant mix ideas in our free ‘Snapshot’ course right here)   The approach to shopping center repackaging…

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Operations Manual Template for Shopping Centers

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When you lease or manage a retail investment property or shopping center, the creation and use of an operations manual will be very helpful from both a tenant and customer perspective. The standard events in the property can be set for ongoing reference and control.  The use of a manual of this type is also…

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Power Marketing Tips in Commercial Real Estate Leasing

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In commercial real estate leasing, you need to know plenty of people, and as part of that, all the landlords and the tenants in your territory. Secure a database software solution to track the interactions and the connections that you are making in a regular and ongoing way.  Your list will be invaluable as the…

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Commercial Property Leasing – Landlord Services

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When you look into the local property market and particularly at the commercial and retail buildings in your territory, you will see plenty of leasing opportunities and thereby landlords and investors to work with. In helping those special clients and their leasing needs today, there are many opportunities to be seized when it comes to…

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Renting and Leasing are the Foundations of Commercial Property Performance

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A leased commercial property or tenancy is the start of something new and is a fresh opportunity with a client.  Through one single lease transaction, you can over time open up the many other possibilities that await. You can also build a stable and reliable relationship with the client into the future.   It does…

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Effective Ways of Finding Customers for Retail Shopping Centers

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In most retail Shopping Centers today, the competition is fierce between retailers and with the other retail properties.  Property owners and tenants alike are chasing the retail customer. (NB – you can get our free commercial real estate training right here) Ultimately the sales opportunities for retail tenants and traders must be lifted and maintained…

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Commercial Property Rental and Leasing Tips for Brokers and Agents

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Commercial property rental requires a systematic approach to local real estate and businesses.  There are some essential tools and efficient methods to understand and use in this industry sector.  You can develop some of those tools specifically to tap into the right tenants and landlords in the property market or your locality. (NB – you…

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Strategies to Develop Retail Leasing Opportunities in Shopping Centers

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When you have a vacancy to fill in a retail shopping centre, you do need some effective and direct leasing strategies to pull in the right tenant enquiries in a timely way.  It is not sufficient to just put an advert on the internet as part of a ‘hope and wait’ process. (NB – you…

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A Complete Guide to Shopping Center Operations

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The daily operations and management of a Shopping Center is a complex process. In this audio program, John Highman talks about the important systems and strategies to control as part of Shopping Center Operations. Learn about the strategies of a team and the roles that they play in the management and running of a retail…

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Take Control of Your Commercial Real Estate Leasing Future Today

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There are so many things that you can do in commercial real estate leasing today. In your town or city there will be plenty of services and solutions that you can provide to both landlords and tenants.  (NB – you can get our free commercial real estate leasing training right here) So what can you…

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How to Become an Expert in Shopping Center Leasing

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The concepts of leasing and property management within a shopping centre environment are quite special. The concepts are totally different to the ordinary rules and the strategies that apply to office and industrial property types.  If this is your part of the industry from a career perspective, then you should focus on being an expert…

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How to Evaluate a Supermarket in a Retail Shopping Center Performance Review

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A supermarket in a retail shopping centre is generally an anchor tenant in a particular location, and perhaps one of a few anchor tenants of similar type, all seeking to attract customers to the property. (NB – you can get our free commercial and retail property training here)   A supermarket is therefore an important…

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Market Research Solutions for Better Shopping Center Performance

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With retail shopping centers today, every shop, tenant, and marketing program has to be matched into the customer base and demographic.  When you achieve that careful balance, you can grow sales turnover opportunity for each and every tenant.  That then strengthens the shopping center performance. (NB – you can get our retail and commercial property…

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How to Appraise Shopping Center Opportunities

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When you manage, lease, or own a retail shopping center, the property evaluation process is quite important.  Each year as part of the property business plan you can update the property review and see what has changed. (NB – you can get our retail and commercial property training here) You can see where things may…

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