CRE Tenant Representation (234)

Making a Commercial Real Estate Decision Requires FOCUS!

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.clipartpanda.com As a frequent reader of this column, you know how much I like acronyms! You may have seen my missives on NUCLEAR, ask MR BOB, and even one […]

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Tenant Representation and Whatever Happened to Price Transparency?

This is the latest in my continuing series on tenant representation.  No time to read? Click on the video above. This month’s article is about price transparency – or the lack thereof. What is price transparency? Let’s take a look at Dollar Tree. At Dollar Tree, everything’s a dollar. No questions,  no negotiation, no drama […]

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Look Beneath the Surface for the TRUE Story

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.pinterest.com We’ve been blessed with five grandchildren – two of whom live within walking distance. We see them often. It’s AWESOME! Our oldest is obsessed with the history of […]

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Back to The Office

It’s been a year since the onset of the COVID lockdown in the U.S. and for millions of Americans, work from home has become the new norm. We still have a long way to go and some major logistical roadblocks to overcome. But there is a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel […]

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Is the OFFICE Really Necessary?

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.pinterest.com As I craft this column in my re-modeled garage office – don’t pity me, it’s awesome space ! – my thoughts consider the lasting impact of the […]

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6 Credit Enhancements

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. www.clipart-library.com Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours, dear readers! With 2020 rounding third and heading for home – left in my stocking were some transactions that require […]

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6 Non-Starters for Commercial Real Estate Deals

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.therealdeal.com Commercial real estate transactions, akin to a dance, take two to tango. In the case of a lease – opposite are the tenant and landlord sometimes called Lessee […]

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5 Things to Do in January 2021

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.clipart-library.com Well. Here we go! 2021. A new babe of a year with tremendous promise, an abundance – hopefully – and a clear path to success. Today, I want […]

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Random Thoughts to Begin 2021

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.fiktshun.com Happy New Year, dear readers! With 2020 firmly in the rear view mirror and my “prediction column” completed a few weeks ago – today, my thoughts are random. […]

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Subleases – What Causes Them?

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.housekey.jp  Penning this in the final month of 2020 – my thoughts consider 2021 and what might be coming. I suspect, a tremendous amount of “shadow space” better […]

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Go N.U.C.L.E.A.R. on Your Requirement

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.pinclipart.com  Some of you reading this column own or lease your business location. Many readers are investors who acquire income properties. Finally, you may make your living in some […]

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The South Florida Office Market Post-COVID – a Year-End Snapshot

I began my career as a commercial real estate market analyst and built a paid subscriber base of top investors and lenders. My reports were also featured in the local and national press. Today, I spend more time doing deals than reporting on them, but I try to share my insights via KensTrends as well […]

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Building Still Vacant? Ask MR BOB!

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.dreamstime.com You may have consumed my recent column on the acronym N.U.C.L.E.A.R. wherein a discussion took place. You see, I channeled Pat Sajak to create my own Wheel of […]

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A Shot In the Arm – Thought I’d Share One of My Better Email Blasts

I generally tend to blog on items related to office space leasing and commercial real estate. If all I did was promote my properties, I probably wouldn’t get a lot of attention. But sometimes I come up with promotional pieces that I think are worthy of putting out on the blog. This is one.  Every […]

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What to Expect in 2021

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.gallery.yopriceville.com  Wow! December. With Christmas lights festooning the neighborhood – we are reminded 2020 is almost history! 2021 is a mere 30 days hence. What can we expect of […]

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Not All Square Feet Are Created Equal

I thought it would be a good idea to add a reference section with some leasing fundamentals to my website. And with KensTrends, I to try to do it in an entertaining way  – all while showing off my new backyard “studio.” So here is the first in a new series on office leasing concepts: […]

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We’ve MUCH for Which to be THANKFUL!

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.clipart-library.com As a craft this column from my garage office exile – my thoughts immediately drift toward today’s date – Friday the 13th? Yes I know, you’re reading […]

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Commercial Real Estate Marketing Reports

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.clipartmax.com Some of you reading this own a company which occupies a building you also own. Others are involved in some facet of the commercial real estate profession – […]

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Position YOUR Purchase Offer for Success! FIVE Ways.

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution: www.gograph.com  As previously mentioned – industrial real estate – those buildings geared for manufacturing and logistics warehouse providers, is on fire in Orange County! These are typically constructed […]

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Industrial Deals Soar Amidst the Pandemic?

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.nytimes.com As the year of the pandemic 2020 dawned – many in our industry prepared for a continuation of the past nine years – robust leasing and buying from […]

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My Top Ten Articles In Ten Years of Blogging

Yes, here we go – just what the world needs in these troubled times – another top ten list. Also this month – My Summer Staycation, a Flurry of Deals and Market Outlook. It was just over ten years ago that I started blogging as a way to improve the search engine visibility for my […]

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Location Advice for Transitioning Companies

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.pintrest.com  Recently, I described several changes that occur during the life of a family operated business – specifically, manufacturing and logistics interests. These outfits are owned by your neighbors […]

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My Summer Staycation, A Flurry of Deals and Market Outlook

In the early days of the lockdown, I got pretty good at creating videos and podcasts while gearing up to do my own virtual tours. Then, my activity level began to take off. So how did I spend the lockdown and my summer staycation? In April, I took on an assignment to lease Prisma at […]

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Can 2020 Get ANY Crazier? A Commercial Real Estate Metaphor

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. www.personalizedornamentsforyou.com Commercial real estate business as usual – no recessionary storm clouds massing on the horizon. Drought behind us – as we continued a relatively wet winter. Local sports teams […]

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What commercial real estate lease terms are normally negotiated?

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.clipart-library.com  In any given year – as a commercial real estate professional – approximately 50 to 85% of our transnational volume is generated from lease originations and lease renewals. […]

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In-Box Purge!

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.aiscollaborations.com My inbox is full! Today, I will parse through the noise and attempt to make some sense of the questions I receive on a daily basis. Plus purging […]

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Proposition 15 – Look into it, Please!

Author: Allen C Buchanan This post originally appeared on Location Advice and is republished with permission. Find out how to blog with us on theBrokerList. Image Attribution:www.danjacoby.com  First, a bit of context and a brief history lesson.  “Proposition 13 (officially named the People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation) is an amendment of the Constitution of […]

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