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Uncovering the Truth behind the Open Floor Plan Movement

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Businesses across the world are constantly exploring modern, creative approaches to help improve their company. The goal is to create an environment that maximizes employees’ efficiency. That’s why many businesses are opting for an open floor plan, which is a welcome departure from the old-school cubicles of yesteryear.

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Topics: commercial property, office space, commercial space, commercial real estate trends

FAQs for Choosing a Commercial Real Estate Broker

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Commercial real estate properties are so important for the sustainability and structure of most companies. That’s why buying them can often be a time-consuming and costly endeavor. To make the process significantly easier, you’ll need a great commercial real estate broker to work on your behalf. Here are some questions you can ask to make sure you choose the right one.

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Topics: commercial property, commercial real estate, Real estate broker

The Commercial Property Management Guide for Owners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When you own a commercial rental property, routine maintenance and relationships with tenants can be a full-time job in itself. However, if you’re looking to ease your stress and put your long-term investment in the right hands, you should think about hiring a property management company to oversee your commercial building.

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Topics: Property Management, commercial property, commercial real estate, property management maintenance

A Buyer’s Guide to Financing a Commercial Building

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 22, 2016 9:30:00 AM

One of the most important steps to buying commercial property is securing the necessary payments and funding to complete the transaction. With an undertaking of this magnitude, it’s essential that you practice due diligence in financing your commercial building. Whether you’re an investor, business owner or landlord, use this guide to learn how you can finance a commercial real estate property.

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Topics: commercial buildings, commercial property, buying commercial real estate, Finance, commercial real estate

Four Things to Consider when Choosing an Office Space

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Business owners usually want the best for their company, especially when it comes to finding a new commercial property. The location and premises of an office can ultimately make or break a company. Ensure that you’re making the right decisions for your business by consulting this guide on choosing a new office space.

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Topics: office, commercial property, office space, commercial real estate

Why You Still Need a Real Estate Broker in the Internet Age

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

You can find just about anything on the internet these days. That includes a seemingly endless number of websites dedicated to real estate listings for sale by owner. The ease and convenience of searching for property online is evident, but hiring a real estate broker is always going to be more reliable.  

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Topics: Buying, residential real estate, commercial property, Real estate broker

Trendy Office Designs that’ll Enhance Your Workplace

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 11, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Most companies don’t realize that their office layout can directly affect their employees’ productivity and happiness. As technology and design become more modern, businesses will have no choice but to keep up with the trends and upgrade their office space. If you’re looking to get ahead of the curve, check out these new office designs that companies have been adopting worldwide.

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Topics: commercial property, office space, office design, commercial real estate, office design tips

Basic Ways to Avoid Getting Scammed on a Commercial Property

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 6, 2016 9:30:00 AM

If your company is in the market for a new office, you need to be extremely vigilant in watching out for sham properties. Unfortunately, frauds and scams are still as prevalent as ever in the real estate industry. Some of these schemes have become so advanced that it’s hard to even tell you’re being conned. Use some of these tips for handling and weeding out all of the bogus commercial property deals out there.

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Topics: commercial property, commercial real estate, scams

How to Keep up with Property Management Maintenance

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Landlords and commercial property owners have the important responsibility of managing and overseeing regular maintenance and repair of their building’s facilities. Along with all of the regular upkeep, it is important to do everything you can to keep your tenants happy. This means taking care of all duties and obligations that the property requires. Here are some expert tips on property management maintenance to become familiar with.

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Topics: Property Management, Tips, commercial property, commercial real estate, property management maintenance

How to Approach Commercial Real Estate Negotiations like a Pro

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Commercial real estate negotiations are just one of the many tasks that small business owners everywhere have to deal with. They can have a huge influence on your company’s growth and daily operations. Often, people who have very little experience in sales may find negotiating to be a challenge. That’s why it’s important to learn everything that you possibly can to get the best deal for your business. Follow some of these tips and you’ll be able to confidently take on commercial real estate negotiations in no time.

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Topics: Commercial Lease Negotiation, lease terms, Tips, commercial property, Commercial Leasing

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