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Brokerage

The 6 Things to Know About Landlord Contact and Opportunity in Commercial Real Estate

In commercial real estate brokerage, the landlords in any town or city are welcoming of ongoing contact with brokers and agents.  The fact of the matter is that those landlords need help with rentals, leasing, tenant mix, and lease negotiations.  That is an opportunity in waiting for the astute leasing agents. (NB – you can […]

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Brokerage

The Importance of Working Tenant Advocacy Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

When you look at the property leasing market in any town or city, there are tenant advocacy opportunities to be worked.  In saying that, it is always preferable to work with the larger tenants and the better quality properties from the position of a ‘tenants advocate’.  Smaller tenants can waste your time and your money.  […]

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Property Management

Useful Asset Planning Tips for Commercial and Retail Property Managements

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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Brokerage

A Handy Checklist Approach for Leasing Properties to Franchise Businesses

There are plenty of commercial real estate opportunities in targeting franchise businesses from a leasing perspective.  The facts of the matter are that a franchise type business will in many cases want a property to operate from; they have special property needs to suit business models. (NB – you can get our leasing tips and […]

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Brokerage

The Components and the Opportunities of a Commercial Lease Renegotiation

Having worked on the leasing of many large commercial property investments over the years, I look at a tenant mix and the corresponding lease documents quite deeply as part of a tenant retention strategy and lease renegotiation opportunity.  If you really work through a building, the tenants, and the leases, there are many things that […]

How to Reinforce Your Commercial Brokerage Successes with New Listings and Clients

When you get something right, or when you have converted a ‘win’ as a commercial real estate broker with a listing or client, talk about it and spread the word.  One good listing or a transaction is a reason to talk to other local people in a relevant and specific way. The people that we […]