Will Construction Costs Keep Rising?

May 29, 2019 Written by: Braxton Anthony “How does it cost this much?” – A question that has repeated itself, over the last few years, to those who practice commercial real estate brokerage. Currently, the cost of a commercial upfit is one of the biggest obstacles in finalizing a lease transaction. In some instances, upfit…

What Are Opportunity Zones?

May 2, 2019 By now, you may have heard the term Opportunity Zone (OZ) mentioned as tax season got under way. But what are OZ’s and, most importantly, how do they affect decision-making in commercial real estate?   What is an Opportunity Zone? For a while this year, many details regarding the OZ classifications were…

Avoiding Common OpEx Mistakes

March 18, 2019 It’s that time of year again to be on the lookout for your operating expense statement from your landlord. What are Operating Expenses? Operating expenses include any costs to maintain, repair, and operate a building. This includes the space your company occupies as well as a “pro-rata” share of the common area…

Considering an Office Expansion?

December 12, 2018 While the recent recession taught most companies to do more with less, we now work with many clients who are growing, hiring, and – most relevant to us – expanding and renovating their office space. Under current market conditions, with limited space, landlords have the upper hand in negotiations.  From an operational…