Commercial Landlord Responsibilities – Who’s Most Resistant?

Negotiating certain commercial landlord responsibilities into a lease can be tricky. Not that all landlords fall into the category of being difficult, headstrong individuals with only the desire to get as much money out of their tenants as possible...


3 Tips on How to Choose a Commercial Real Estate Broker

There are books and videos on how to choose a commercial real estate broker, and there’s enough information to be found online and via word of mouth to fill several bookcases and entertainment centers. But is it really that difficult to find a good...


Writing Your Letter of Intent (LOI)

When it comes to the issue of commercial real estate negotiations, one of the first things that you as an interested party (whether your interest lies in leasing of a property or an outright purchase) will be required to do is to write and submit a...


Negotiating a Sublease Rental Agreement

Whether you want to find someone to sublet your office, or you want to take full advantage of the slumping real estate market while the taking’s good, it’s critical to be prepared—it will ensure that the negotiation process for the sublease...


Tips for Negotiating Lease Renewal

Five years ago, few anticipated that the commercial real estate market would collapse the way that it did. Rental rates have dropped by more than 20 percent in some markets, and the rights that a tenant has in its lease may not give you an equitable...