How Much of the Moving Process Should I Delegate?

The process of moving an office is a ton of work. Identifying the right space. Negotiating the lease. Nailing the fit out. Coordinating the move. Most people underestimate the amount of work involved, and by the time the proces...
October 31, 2018

Why It’s Important to Work with a CRE Broker

With the proliferation of apps in the marketplace that connect buyers or renters directly with real estate sellers, you may be tempted to “go it alone” when attempting to buy or rent commercial properties. And sometimes, certain...
October 30, 2018
buying/selling commercial real estate

10 Things You Need to Know About Letters of Intent

There is often a lot of confusion around a letter of intent when buying/selling commercial real estate. Is it binding or non-binding? Is it the same thing as a term sheet or memoranda of understanding? Buying/selling commerci...
October 8, 2018

What to Do When the End of the Lease Is in Sight

 The end of your business’ lease is in sight, and decision time is approaching. There’s an impending choice to make. Should you stay in the space? Should you move? Your choice will carry significant weight; after all, lo...
September 25, 2018
property management

How to Properly Vet Potential Tenants

As a commercial property owner, you may be tempted to accept the first tenant with good credit and decent handwriting on the application that comes through your door. Don’t do it. It pays off to do a little bit more digging into your po...
September 14, 2018

Investments to Increase the Value of Commercial Property

In any form of investing, the basic objective is to maximize returns. It sounds simple enough. But, in almost any arena, it’s much easier said than done. Commercial real estate investments have the particular advantag...
September 6, 2018

The Biggest Barriers to the Sale

Selling commercial property isn’t something most people do every day. That’s understandable. The timescales in commercial real estate are generally longer than in many fields, because commercial real estate is a large investment it takes t...
July 23, 2018
frederick maryland commercial real estate

How to Maintain Commercial Real Estate

Frederick Maryland is a beautiful city that is becoming a profitable location for commercial real estate fast. It’s home to over 3,500 businesses and has an average household income of $87,860. Commercial real estate is a big investmen...
July 10, 2018

4 Reasons to Choose Commercial Property Management

  While you may think you’re qualified to be a property manager for your own commercial real estate property, a lot more goes into it than you may think. A good commercial property management company can help you retai...

3 Game-Changing Tech Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Drones flying overhead, people wearing virtual reality headsets, artificial intelligence predicting human behavior – these tools are no longer inventions you might see in a futuristic movie. We live in a world where these tools are help...
July 2, 2018
lease agreements

Tips to Commercial Real Estate Lease Negotiation

So, your organization is looking for commercial real estate space. You’ve identified a potential landing spot, and you’ve begun to envision your business in the space. Get ready: it’s time for commercial real estate lease...
June 28, 2018

Is it Worth More to You?

Selling commercial real estate in Hagerstown, Maryland can be a very cautious and detail-oriented game. Selling real estate is unlike most other types of transactions, mainly due to the large sums of money involved. There are numerous factors that can ...
May 30, 2018

How Well Do You Know the Market?

“Knowledge itself is power.” – Francis Bacon There’s no denying that better knowledge leads to better decisions. That’s as true for commercial real estate decisions as it is for decisions in any other walk of life. Unlike common decisions...
May 29, 2018

25 Need-to-Know Commercial Real Estate Terms

If you’re not familiar with commercial real estate industry jargon, it can feel like a foreign language. If you’re confused by things like Differential Cash Flow or Load Factor, don’t worry – you’re not alone. But don’t lo...
May 3, 2018
commercial real estate price target

Biggest Commercial Property Pricing Mistakes

If you’re looking to sell commercial real estate, you understand firsthand the tension associated with pricing a property correctly. Perhaps you’ve investigated comparable properties to get an idea of price, only to have an app...
April 26, 2018

How do I Sell this Property?

Selling a commercial property takes careful consideration. To sell well, you can’t rush things. You also can’t wait around forever. And you need to know a lot about your property and situation. It can be a little intimidating, but with the righ...
April 23, 2018

Are your Expectations for your Property Realistic?

When you’re not familiar with a situation, it’s easy to have unrealistically high expectations. It’s understandable. You want your experiences to be good, and usually, your idea of good comes with a set of preconceptions...
March 26, 2018

The Cool Factor: The Real Value of Unique Commercial Fit-Outs

Sometimes, getting the most out of your commercial property means thinking outside of the box. Yes, there’s something to be said for doing what everyone else is doing – for modeling a space after countless other spaces tha...
February 28, 2018

How to Maintain Your Commercial Property During Winter

The winter months can be harsh. Sure, there are holiday celebrations and seasonal festivities. But, the short days, long nights, and bitter cold can make the season unpleasant for people and property alike. And, of course, there’s the sno...
January 5, 2018
commercial real estate security

How to Keep Your Commercial Property Secure

If you own commercial real estate, you know that keeping your property secure is vital – for maintaining both the value of your property, and the safety of your occupants and tenants. Strong security can prevent unfortunate events like vandal...
December 20, 2017

How to Invest in Your Commercial Real Estate Investment

The most valuable things are worth investing into. From relationships, to skills, to assets – if something is valuable, investing more into it is a good idea. It’s how value is enhanced and improved. It’s a princip...
November 10, 2017
subleasing

A Beginner’s Guide to Subleasing

Growth is always an objective for businesses. While that’s a good thing, the small office space you’re currently leasing might not be big enough anymore. That’s a problem if you have multiple years left on your lease. This is one situation where...
October 2, 2017