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Will Commercial Brokers be Replaced by Technology?

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.clientlook.com Much has been written about disruption in the commercial real estate industry. Millions of dollars have been invested to eliminate our role in a transaction. […]

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Five BIGGEST Mistakes Owner Occupants Make

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.biggerpockets.com If you own commercial real estate you either occupy the buildings with your company – owner occupant – or you rely upon the rent paid […]

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No Response to Your Offer – 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.edatingdoc.com One of the most frustrating things we encounter as commercial real estate professionals – and you as a buyer of commercial real estate – is […]

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3 Purchase and Sale Agreement Pitfalls

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. You’ve found the ideal building to house your business. Convinced are you that you’ve negotiated a fair deal with the seller as armed with your lender pre-qualification letter […]

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How to AVOID Rent Increases

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.landlordology.com Last week, the subject of the post was “Are YOU prepared for a commercial real estate rent increase?” Listed were the reasons which would cause […]

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Are YOU Prepared for a Rent Increase?

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.torontonianonline.com You’ve opted to lease your business location – which means every month you pay rent to a landlord. Several considerations led you to the decision […]

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A SHORT Term Commercial Real Estate Need – 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.todaymovers.net One of your largest customers has requested you stock some of their products. Problem is, the customer cannot commit to you for a long duration. […]

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The VALUE of a Great Network – 4 Examples

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.karinahogan.com.au Recently – in this space – I opined as to the reasons to hire a commercial real estate broker to guide your building search or […]

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The Intersection of Retail and Industrial Commercial Real Estate

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.primelocation.com As frequenters of this column will attest, commercial real estate comes in many forms – most commonly office, industrial, and retail. Office space  is primarily […]

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3 Random Commercial Real Estate Thoughts

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: 1collisioniowa.com Every few months, I purge my mental inbox with a post such as this – including random thoughts from my daily commercial real estate profession. […]

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Buyers WILL Pay for these Commercial Real Estate Features

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.duplexchick.com Last week, in this space, I discussed the amenities contained within your commercial real estate that do not “move the meter” with buyers – […]

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Seller Won’t Close – 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.djray.net Commercial real estate transactions are contractual – buyer and seller both agree to do something in return for consideration – something of value. So, what […]

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Is YOUR Commercial Real Estate Buyer FOR REAL?

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.lysthouse.com These days, multiple offers on well priced, conveniently located commercial real estate are the norm. Unlike the doldrums of a down market where the activity […]

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3 Tasks to Accomplish – NOW! With Your Commercial Real Estate

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.LinkedIn.com Ahhh, January 2018. New beginnings, an infant year and clear sailing ahead. Rather than focus on resolutions which many of us break before we habit writing […]

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The Building Blocks of Commercial Real Estate

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.gensteel.com My biggest fan and harshest critic is an avid reader of this column. He also is my neighbor and a veteran of the construction industry.  […]

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Are YOU an Arbitrary Commercial Real Estate Owner?

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: YouTube.com Arbitrary. Defined as: “based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system. Or, unrestrained and autocratic in the use of authority.” Also […]

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Commercial Real Estate is a SOCIAL Business – Or is it?

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.youthareawesome.com My industry is in the proverbial dark ages when it comes to marketing through social media! Compared to our residential counterparts – who kill it […]

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The ENVIRONMENT in which We Deal

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.lancastercivil.com One of the differences between a single family residential sale and a commercial sale is the requirement for an environmental report. Also known as a […]

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5 Commercial Real Estate Lessons Learned in 2017

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.info.singtel.com Good bye 2017 and hello 2018! This year was particularly good to us as commercial real estate professionals. Our market continues to rock on, break […]

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Is Market Expertise Overrated?

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: Original Art Created at www.canva.com The question I will consider today originated with a call I recently received. Turns out, the caller was an avid reader […]

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Are you a Commercial Real Estate Dreamer or a Seller?

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.pinterest.com One of the nasty by products of a seller’s market is an un-realistic seller – one who is motivated by the price he will accept […]

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A Commercial Real Estate Buyer Doesn’t Care!

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.annuitas.com Akin to an automobile with a DVD player – a commercial building with certain features may NOT appeal to a buyer. In fact they don’t […]

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5 Considerations When Leasing Commercial Real Estate

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.jaburgwilk.com I recently authored a post entitled Gotcha Clauses in a Commercial Lease. Wherein, I discussed those nasty sentences in that twelve page tome you were […]

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Five Unintended Consequences of a Commercial Real Estate Move

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: Original Art created at www.Canva.com As you pull into your business home, you realize all of the parking spaces are consumed – and you’re forced to […]

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Commercial Real Estate Christmas Gifts – Disguised as Lumps of Coal

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.geekinsider.com Merry Christmas, dear readers! My wish for you this season is joy and happiness and HUGE profits for your commercial real. As most of you […]

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ADVICE for this CRAZY Commercial Real Estate Market

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.bisnow.com This commercial real estate market reminds me of an opened bag of potato chips – with 98.5% of them eaten. The full chips are consumed […]

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LEASING Commercial Real Estate – In the FUTURE

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: Original Art created at www.canva.com Recently, we received a call from a dear client – they’re all dear by the way. When we constructed his lease […]

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