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Terms to Look For in Your Commercial Lease Agreement

Terms to Look For in Your Commercial Lease Agreement

A commercial lease agreement can be an intimidating document, especially for those who don't work with real estate on a...
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Tenant Improvement Projects – Things to Remember

Tenant Improvement Projects – Things to Remember

Planning tenant improvement projects used to be simple -- design rows of private offices with cubicles in front and don't...
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Understanding Cap Rate in Commercial Real Estate

Understanding Cap Rate in Commercial Real Estate

Let's examine what a cap rate is and how it allows investors to evaluate their rate of return. There are...
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My Commercial Property Won’t Sell, Why?

My Commercial Property Won’t Sell, Why?

Your commercial property won't sell, you listed your building up for sale and it simply didn't sell. The first thing...
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What Can You Expect from Your Commercial Property Management?

What Can You Expect from Your Commercial Property Management?

When it comes to Commercial Property Management Services, selecting the right company can make the difference of having a good...
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8 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Contractor

8 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Contractor

Let's look at things to consider before hiring a contractor to do work on your commercial property. Our friends at...
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Renegotiating A Commercial Lease

Renegotiating A Commercial Lease

Let's examine renegotiating a commercial lease. If you are currently leasing commercial space and your lease expiration date is within...
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Abated Rent on Commercial Leases

Abated Rent on Commercial Leases

Let's examine abated rent on commercial leases from both the landlord's perspective and the tenant's perspective.  The abated amount can...
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Understanding Triple Net (NNN) Leases

Understanding Triple Net (NNN) Leases

How to understand Triple Net and Commercial Real Estate Language. As a commercial real estate broker with Commercial Properties, Inc.,...
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Making the Lease vs Purchase Decision

Making the Lease vs Purchase Decision

Lease vs Purchase, it's a decision most business owners are faced with, and one hat isn't easy. With rents going...
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Finding the Right Contractor for Your Project

Finding the Right Contractor for Your Project

Here are some tips on finding the right contractor for your project from our friends at Belmontez Construction. Always, always,...
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Ways to Reduce Your Rent Expenses During a Crisis

Ways to Reduce Your Rent Expenses During a Crisis

Are you a commercial tenant struggling to pay rent and need to know your options? Attached is an article showing...
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IRS Extends Deadlines for 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

IRS Extends Deadlines for 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

The IRS has extended the deadlines for 1031 tax deferred exchanges. On April 9, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-23...
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COVID-19 and 1031 Exchange Timelines: What Does One Do?

COVID-19 and 1031 Exchange Timelines: What Does One Do?

Lets look at 1031 Exchange Timelines and how the pandemic can impact them. In a 1031 Exchange there are timelines...
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Rent Payment During a Crisis

Rent Payment During a Crisis

Let's look at rent payment during a crisis. Should you pay rent? Should you stop paying rent? How should landlords...
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COVID-19 Is it Time to Sublease

COVID-19 Is it Time to Sublease

The unsettling market has expressed wide concerns for Landlords as tenants have reached out about subleasing their space and downsize...
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Set Your Egg Timer to 6 Months

Set Your Egg Timer to 6 Months

My wife and I, along with 100 other commercial brokers, were at the CORFAC International CRE Conference in Mexico at...
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What is the timeline in the IRC 1031 Exchange?

What is the timeline in the IRC 1031 Exchange?

Let’s talk about “like kind” in a 1031 exchange. The Internal Revenue Code provides that a taxpayer may sell property...
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Should You Buy or Lease a Commercial Property?

Should You Buy or Lease a Commercial Property?

Many of our clients are conflicted about whether to buy or lease a commercial property. There are a variety of...
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Choice of Business Entity: Is an LLC the Right Business Entity for Me?

Choice of Business Entity: Is an LLC the Right Business Entity for Me?

There are many issues to evaluate when determining the best choice of business entity for your needs. If you’re investing...
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