We could write a long list of why commercial real estate brokers are an essential resource to any business...but that would be boring. Truth is that when it comes to demonstrating benefits, stories are best. Here are a few real-life examples of how brokers bring home the win throughout the commercial real estate process.
Ever start a day with lofty plans for all the things you’ll get done at the office — the checklists that will get crossed off and the projects you’ll finish — only to end the day barely getting through the first couple of things you had planned for the day? If so, you’re not alone. A lot of people struggle with how to have a productive day. Here are some simple tips to increase your office productivity today.
You need a new space, and you have more than one commercial real estate broker who wants to help you find it. One of them asks you to sign an exclusivity agreement. What should you do?
Plenty of people shop at brick-and-mortar retail businesses — around 87%, in fact.
Your retail location can make or break your business. It's true that when it comes to business success, the over-simplified phrase, “location, location, location" reigns. But, what exactly does that mean and how can you be sure that the "location" is going to serve you well? Let’s look at the key indicators for a successful location for your business, whether you’re just opening or you’re seeking a new space.
We all know that retail has changed dramatically in the last decade. Where once we relied on department stores and indoor malls for shopping, we now count on convenience, a shift towards restaurants, travel, and niched shops, all with a greater focus on the experience of the consumer. If you own or are considering opening a retail space, you’re likely wondering whether these insights can help you survive and thrive in today’s retail market.
Whether this is your first office space move or you’ve relocated several times and are experienced and well prepared, you face critical decisions when finding a new office space.
One thing is certain in business: where you operate dictates your success.
Your commercial real estate broker is your best asset when searching for a new location for your business. They’ll help you navigate the process and negotiate lease terms that are in your best interest. Between their knowledge of the market, networking, negotiating skills, experience and more, your broker has a lot to offer.
So, how can you best utilize their services to support your success?
As a business owner or management-level decision maker, at some point you will inevitably be charged with one of the most important issues facing your company’s ongoing prosperity and long-term success: where to call “home” for your trusted employees and valued clients. Do you stay in this location and renew your lease, or do you need to relocate?