The Top 8 Things To Know About Your Office Space As You Plan For The Future

Before the new year, find out the 8 things you need to know about your office space. Read More

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The Top 10 Signs A Change In Office Space Is Needed

You may want to consider a change in office space if… Read More

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4 Things You Need To Know About Moving Or Refurbishing Your Office Space

After following a proven, step by step lease analysis process, your conflict-free tenant representative will have identified your most attractive corporate real estate solution and secured business terms along with protections, in your best interest. Read More

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Another Hidden Cost of Office Leasing: 4 Things You Need To Know To Save Six Figures On Constructing Your Space

You have received what you thought was an allowance from the landlord to fully pay for the sizable cost to construct your office space, only to be shocked later to learn that there is a six figure deficit that your company will need to cover! To avoid this disaster and other hidden costs of office leasing, contact me prior to starting the lease analysis process. In the interim, here’s what you need to know. Read More

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Three Things TENANTS Need To Know To Protect Against Huge Real Estate Tax Increases When Their Building Is Sold

We discovered that real estate taxes at their building had increased 12% last year and could increase by as much as 40% more this year! Here are the three things you need to know to protect your company against huge real estate tax increases following the sale of your building. Read More

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Why Use A Tenant Representative To Provide A Corporate Real Estate Solution?

To help you avoid pitfalls, uncover economic opportunities, save your company time and money, and turn your space into a strategic asset. Before starting a lease analysis process, ask yourself these five questions. Read More

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How Companies Are Using Their Office Space As A Weapon In The Growing War For Top Talent

As the unemployment rate in the United States continues its long term decline, the competition for talent is expanding to more industries, making corporate real estate a key weapon in the growing war to attract and retain top talent. Read More

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8 Ways To Protect Against Overpaying The Operating & Tax Expense Invoice Your Company Will Soon Receive

It’s easy to think that simply checking the math in your operating and tax expense reconciliation invoice will protect your company against overpaying… think again. Read More

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The 5 Smartest Corporate Real Estate Goals For Protecting Office Tenants In 2018

It’s a new year and a perfect opportunity to establish corporate real estate goals for 2018. Below I reveal the 5 smartest goals for protecting office tenants. Read More

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Subleases: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Ever wonder how to get more for your real estate dollars than you ever thought possible? Consider a sublease, but understand the good, the bad, the ugly, and how to protect your company. Read More

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Office Furniture: 4 Secrets To Creating An Efficient Workplace That Can Easily Adapt To Change

With the help of friends, this month I reveal four secrets to using office furniture to create an efficient workplace that can easily adapt to change. Read More

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How Far In Advance Of Your Office Lease Expiration Should You Start The Analysis Process: 5 Things You Need To Know

It’s a common theme that we hear over and over again… ‘We’re too busy now and will wait until a year in advance of our office lease expiration to start the analysis process”. This is a costly mistake! Below are the five reasons to start the analysis process from eighteen months to five years in advance of your office lease expiration. Read More

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8 Workplace Trends Shaping Corporate Real Estate Decisions For Law Firms (And Other Professional Firms)

Last month I had the pleasure of attending a panel discussion hosted by CREW Pittsburgh in which experts from law firms, including Dusty Elias Kirk, Partner at Reed Smith, Sharon DiPaolo, Partner at Siegel Jennings, and moderator Kimly Vu Gianoutsos, Associate of McGuire Woods, revealed the workplace trends in their industry. Read More

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10 Golden Rules For Office Tenants In
A Lease Renewal Negotiation

Office tenants face an inherent disadvantage in the lease renewal negotiation. The lack of equality arises from the fact that, unless there is a compelling reason to leave, tenants will renew 70% of the time due to the cost and disruption associated with relocation. Commercial tenants can shift the odds back in their favor by learning and following the guidelines outlined here. Read More

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The Three Times Your Company Is Most Vulnerable To Operating & Tax Expense Reconciliation Overcharges

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of being the keynote speaker for a global webinar hosted by IFMA’s Corporate Facilities Council. IFMA is an acronym for International Facilities Management Association and the Corporate Facilities Council is the largest of IFMA’s councils with members in 46 countries. Webinar attendees learned how to protect their company against overpaying operating and tax expense reconciliation invoices. Read More

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