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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The 6 Keys to Transforming Commercial Property Performance for Your Best Clients

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In commercial real estate today the activities of leasing and property management can help transform property performance over time. They are specialized services that you can and should build into your brokerage activities. (N.B. these ideas are also sent out to regularly to our friends in Commercial Real Estate Online Snapshot to help amplify brokerage…

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Commercial Property Management Made to Order – The 12 Essential Rules

When you take over a commercial property management today, it should be specifically designed for the client and the property portfolio. One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to commercial real estate today. There are special things to look at when it comes to each and every property under management. (N.B. these ideas are…

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Commercial Property Management Chart to Make Things Simple

The commercial property management process can be quite special, and certainly so when you are involved with a complex office building or retail shopping center.  I have given you a chart here to understand matters. There are many things to think about and cover over a working week and a monthly reporting period.  The clients…

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Commercial Property Managers – 15 Ways to Establish New Property Controls and Systems

If you are to take on a new property under management, you really do need to assess current issues quickly.  Look for the challenges in the asset and understand the landlord pressures and targets.  Ask plenty of questions. Every property is unique and different.  You cannot take anything for granted.  A successfully managed property is…

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8 Ways to Improve Investment Property Performance When Leasing Vacant Premises

I get really annoyed when I see a leasing person marketing, negotiating and closing on a property lease with little regard to broader lease strategies that could improve the greater property performance.   Top agents don’t do that! Far too many leasing agents just negotiate a lease deal on a ‘singular’ basis; that is one tenant,…

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How to Establish a Clear Market Position in Commercial Property Management

Commercial property management is quite different when compared to leasing and sales although the clients are similar.  In property management you are working with the client for the long haul.  Issues and strategies can take months if not years to bring to finality. The property management division of your business can serve a client for…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokers – A Short List of Essential Cold Calling Strategies

Like it or not, the cold calling process in commercial real estate brokerage is really important if you want to drive more new business consistently over time.  The same rules apply to sales, leasing, and property management.  Sure, there are other things that you can do to attract enquiry, but the process of making lots…

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Commercial Real Estate Property Managers – Why Owner Managed Properties are Risky Business

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In commercial real estate property management today, you will frequently come across owner ‘self-managed’ assets.  Many of the smaller scale landlords in that category do not have the expertise and the experience to manage their asset effectively and directly, and yet they struggle on.  Invariably they cut corners and make decisions based around ‘savings’ rather…

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Here are 15 of the Best Tools and Systems to Use in Commercial Property Management

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Commercial and Retail Property Management is a special part of the property industry. The right skills and the right people should be deployed to any quality property and client. When it comes to managing any major project then the top people with hands-on experience should be matched to others in the team who can learn…

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Tips for Staying Ahead of the Game in Commercial Property Management

When you manage a commercial property, there are lots of things to watch and track. Failure to do so will see problems develop. The larger the property and the tenant mix that you manage, the greater the number of things to monitor. Most particularly some of the bigger things that bring issues to you will…

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Formula for Leasing an Intelligent Building Today

Many modern properties today under property management control are what we call ‘intelligent buildings’.  The inference is that they have a degree of ‘intelligent function’ that is automated by a Building Automation System (BAS). You will see this level of building function and control in both office and retail buildings.   Certainly those buildings with multiple…

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How to Build a Rent Roll Fast in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

A rent roll in commercial real estate is a valuable part of the real estate brokerage business.  From the rent roll you can build market share, sales opportunities and leasing income.  The growth of the property management portfolio should be encouraged to occur as a priority in any real estate brokerage. Whilst it is easy…

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Commercial Property Management – Working with Landlords the Right Way

In commercial property management it is common for some frustration or disagreements to develop between a property manager and a landlord.  Sometimes it is a short term issue driven from a particular property problem and driven from individual lease or tenant circumstances; however it is the longer term and larger property performance issues that are…

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Why You Need a Commercial Property Management Handover Checklist

In commercial real estate property management, your job will benefit significantly when you use a checklist for the Handover process.  When it comes to bringing a new property into your management portfolio, there are so many things to think about and control over just a short period of time.  That is where the checklist gives…

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Systems to Follow in Commercial Property Management

In commercial property management you should develop systems to help keep you on track when it comes to daily and important issues.  It is a fact that commercial property managers are very busy people most of the time.  The demands of the working day can be very high.  Here are some tips from our Newsletter.…

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Budgeting Tips for Commercial Property Management Today

When it comes to managing commercial property today, the budgeting process is quite important.  When you establish a budget correctly, it can help you as the property manager and also the landlord direct and control the income and expenditure for the asset throughout the financial year. So this financial control process is really suitable for…

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