Best Practices (1260)

See what the best practices are for today's commercial real estate professional. Whether you are a leasing professional, investment sales or marketing director you will find the tips and tricks and other nuggets of gold from commercial real estate brokers from all parts of the world who are proud to share their trade secrets!

Tracking Security Deposit Fundamentals

Security Deposits Financial modeling, using ARGUS DCF & ARGUS Enterprise, to better understand a commercial real estates’ investment performance is my format preference.  I believe institutional buyers, astute and savvy investors prefers this format as modeling in ARGUS is often specified for their commercial real estate disposition and acquisition considerations. Today I would like to discuss […]

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What is pari passu in real estate equity joint venture partnerships? How do you model it?

This post originally appeared on tBL Marketplace Partner Model for Success The REFM Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If you’re working with equity joint venture partnership structures, you may come across the term pari passu in the operating agreement between the partners. Pari-passu (sometimes you’ll see […]

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I signed a #CRE lease, BUT I want out…now what?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image attribution: www.swapalease.com Your company was just purchased and the operation will be rolled into another location…check! Or, you’ve out stripped the capacity of your location but you […]

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Marketing Your Restaurant for Sale

This post originally appeared on tBL member Mark Chase's blog Restaurant Real Estate Advisors Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Now that you’ve gathered and completed vital documents about your sale, you’re ready to begin advertising your restaurant to potential buyers. Your restaurant has a unique […]

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Experts share top costly Tenant Improvement Work Letter Oversights

This post originally appeared on tBL member Richard Neuman's blog The Owner's Rep and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. A tenant (who didn’t use a project manager) once told me of an argument with his landlord shortly after move-in to his newly constructed office.  He went to […]

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How to use our online apartment property acquistion Back of the Envelope calculator like a pro

This post originally appeared on tBL Marketplace Partner Model for Success The REFM Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Whether you’re accessing our new back of the envelope calculator from your desktop computer or tablet or phone, here are a few tips to help you get […]

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How do you KNOW if your Commercial Real Estate is OVER-Priced?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.realtytimes.com Pricing. Ahhh, the P word. As commercial real estate practitioners we become keenly aware of pricing and whether a building is over priced, under valued […]

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Selling a Restaurant: Working with Prospective Buyers

This post originally appeared on tBL member Mark Chase's blog Restaurant Real Estate Advisors Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. In part one, you prepared all the documents you needed to begin offering your restaurant for sale. In part two, you wrote an informative ad and […]

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Trading Desk Design Trends – Where The Money Is Made

This post originally appeared on tBL member Richard Neuman's blog The Owner's Rep and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. By Casey Markoe, Guest Columnist A Trading Floor is a unique environment designed to house and support the trading operations of financial firms. The staff in these spaces […]

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Development Functions Using Argus

Development Applying costs associated with Construction and Development, in a financial model using ARGUS, can be looked at from three different view points; Hard/Construction Costs, Soft/Development Costs and Land/Acquisition Costs. In this area of your financial model is where all of these related costs are identified and tailored specifically to fit each unique project. This […]

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It’s like a bad tattoo – the costs of not using a broker

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. You try to save a few bucks, which is what got you in trouble in the first place. You consider taking care of it yourself, but just don’t have the […]

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4 years ago Best Practices

Penciling the Deal: Development Project Feasibility Analysis for Non-Financial Real Estate Professionals

This post originally appeared on tBL Marketplace Partner Model for Success The REFM Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If you are in Virginia, be sure to register for our upcoming Urban Land Institute program in Richmond, which is geared towards non-financial professionals who want to […]

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Medical Office Location Analysis

This post originally appeared on tBL member Michael Bull's Bull Realty Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Location for a medical office is of the utmost important to the success of the practice it supports. Due to changes in regulations and the market, healthcare providers are […]

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Selling a Restaurant: Negotiating the Deal

This post originally appeared on tBL member Mark Chase's blog Restaurant Real Estate Advisors Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. In the previous section you screened potential buyers, invited qualified buyers to visit your restaurant, and walked them through the property. This next section guides you […]

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Top 5.5 Consultants You Should Hire For Your Office Buildout

This post originally appeared on tBL member Richard Neuman's blog The Owner's Rep and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Congratulations, you’ve signed your new office lease and now you’re ready to begin thinking about the design of your new space. But before the ink has dried on […]

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3 APPS TO HELP YOU (AND OTHER PEOPLE) GET MORE DONE

This post originally appeared on tBL member J-P. Pesare's blog Kinetic Bridge and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. If your days are anything like mine, you could use about 10 more hours to get things done. Since stupid physics is preventing that from becoming a reality, you […]

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Inside look – the anatomy of a lease deal – part 2

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Prepare yourself for the second half of a seldom seen look inside a lease deal as it is occurring. In my need to uphold the privacy of my clients and […]

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TIME Kills ALL Commercial Real Estate Deals!

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.thehiredguns.com   One of the first hard lessons I learned when I entered the CRE fray in 1984 was that TIME is not a friend to […]

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Stay Out of Muddy Waters in Your Commercial Lease

This post originally appeared on tBL member Mark Chase's blog Restaurant Real Estate Advisors Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Courtesy http://www.morguefile.com/creative/ranbud Some things in life are clear as water. But commercial real estate often looks more like a murky swamp. The problem with swimming […]

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Tenant Builders Risk Insurance – Who is really at risk?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Richard Neuman's blog The Owner's Rep and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. By Jim Doran, Guest Columnist Insurance requirements can be lengthy at many different times during the course of a lease. Most leases require General Liability, property, and additional […]

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ORGANIZE YOUR DATA LIKE NEVER BEFORE

This post originally appeared on tBL member J-P. Pesare's blog Kinetic Bridge and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Whether you work in Commercial or Residential Real Estate, chances are good that you spend a significant portion of your day conducting research. Reviewing property records, zoning information, market […]

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ARGUS ESCROW FUNCTIONS

ESCROW This is the beginning of a series on the many functions I find useful when financial modeling with ARGUS DCF and ARGUS Enterprise.  Applying escrow contributions and distributions in a financial model using ARGUS is relatively straight forward yet the results are very powerful. Giving each item a distinguished name (Structural Reserves, Capital Expenditures, […]

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Inside look – the anatomy of a lease deal – part 1

This post originally appeared on Burt M. Polson's Real Estate Journal and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Prepare yourself for a not-so-often-seen look into the inner negotiations of a commercial lease transaction currently underway. You may say I am crazy for disclosing this private information especially while […]

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DON’T Overprice a Commercial Real Estate Listing…Here is WHY

This post originally appeared on tBL member Allen C. Buchanan's blog Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.blog.smartcrebroker.com If I had a dollar for every time an owner of commercial real estate proclaimed, “We can always lower the price – but we certainly […]

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Messing This Up Will Have You Sleeping in the Commercial Lease Doghouse

This post originally appeared on tBL member Mark Chase's blog Restaurant Real Estate Advisors Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Do you ever feel like someone is just a few steps behind you waiting to pull the rug out from under your feet? Are you always […]

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When Real Estate Brokers Poo Poo Project Management, Find a New Broker

This post originally appeared on tBL member Richard Neuman's blog The Owner's Rep and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Tenant Rep Brokers, like Project Managers/Owner’s Reps, position themselves as client advocates who only represent the tenant/end-user during the real estate acquisition process. They cast themselves as the […]

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What is Mixed-Use?

This post originally appeared on tBL member Block Real Estate Services (BRES)'s blog Official Blog of Block Real Estate Services (BRES) and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. Think live, work and play… all in the same place.Just like it sounds, a mixed-use development is a single development area […]

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