CAM In commercial leases you will inevitably hear the word CAM. What is CAM you ask? For landlords, The term “Common Area Maintenance Costs” means all expenses incurred by Landlord in maintaining, repairing, replacing, improving, operating, managing, administering and insuring the Common Areas, all facilities of the Shopping Center and all improvements within the Shopping […]
What is this? Most water utilities, including WSSC now have a Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) permitting program that is strictly enforced on all food related establishments. Who would that be you ask? Well, grocery stores, restaurants, hotel kitchens and even church kitchens are just some of the establishments that discharge grease laden water and […]
Fixturing period and rent abatement are terms used in the process of negotiating commercial leases that are often misunderstood. The intent of the fixturing period is to provide the tenant a time period to have access to the space and complete the construction of the tenant improvements also known as fixturing the premises. The landlord […]
We often get questions from commercial tenants after they have signed a lease about a certificate of occupancy. Most leases state it’s the responsibility of the tenant to obtain all necessary permits and follow all local ordinances and building codes. According to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs(DCRA), the purpose of the Certificate of […]
It is with bubbling excitement and fanfare that we are thrilled to announce the 4th anniversary (OMG 4 years have gone by!) of the amazing collaboration between Buildout and theBrokerList to produce the 2018 #DNAofCRE Survey. Remember, we are saying 2018 because we are asking you to download your brain and tell us what you did last year!
485 Respondents for DNA of #CRE Survey! Yes, you heard right, almost 500 commercial real estate professionals contributed to the 2017 DNA of #CRE Survey this year! That is an increase of 60% over last year! This year was so special because we had so much enthusiasm as a result of this being our 3rd year. […]
Just an Idea The idea of the DNA of #CRE survey began as a collaboration between Buildout and theBrokerList teams. We all wanted to know more about the people who make up the commercial real estate brokerage industry because it has been such a hard to understand facet of real estate. Generally people think of […]
Yes, it is true, we completed the first, official tabulation of the 2015 DNA of #CRE Survey! Please review and digest this historic attempt to obtain the actual DNA of the commercial real estate brokerage industry. Huge thanks to the team at Buildout for the amazing collaboration. It was our first one, so we are […]