The Importance of the Lease
Commercial Property Management

The Importance of the Lease

Commercial real estate can be a swirling sea of problems and uncertainty.  Your ability to make fast and effective decisions is directly related to your ability to understand the physics behind all of these moving parts.  “The physics”…

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Leverage and Sophistication
Commercial Property Management

Leverage and Sophistication

Anyone who has spent time in commercial real estate or has had the opportunity to read a lease quickly learns one fact:  this it’s a landlord’s world.  Upon digesting the implications of what…

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A Good Place to Eat Lunch
commercial property management

A Good Place to Eat Lunch

As conscientious property managers, we take pride in being physically present on site often; whether its scheduling an appointment with a tenant (instead of emailing), dropping by unannounced, or doing the Property Manager Special (which is our way of describing a quick, 30-second drive through of the property.  Side note: we have yet…

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Are you negotiating or mediating?
property management

Are you negotiating or mediating?

Often as property managers we find ourselves in dispute between two parties with opposing interests; these disputes are frequently complex, heated, and difficult to navigate.  It is EASY to fall into the trap of becoming a…

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Property Manager & Realtor Relationship
commercial property management

Property Manager & Realtor Relationship

We as property managers work hard to facilitate a positive relationship with a landlord’s listing agent.  We have learnt that when a property manager and listing realtor have good communication and a common understanding of their prospective…

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Property Managers Forget to Haggle!
Commercial Property Management Insurance

Property Managers Forget to Haggle!

One of the most common points made from property management companies is that they “think like owners, not like managers”.  Then why is it that they rarely, if ever, negotiate a price down with a supplier?  Owners…

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