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InSites – Commercial Tenant’s & Buyer’s Bulletin

Opportunities in “Distressed” Assets

Opportunities in “Distressed” Assets

When could “distress” be considered a good thing?   When you’re a potential commercial property buyer and you’re presented with opportunities to buy “distressed” commercial properties at significant discounts. The road to today’s commercial real estate...

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How is the Denver Commercial Real Estate Market?

How is the Denver Commercial Real Estate Market?

We’re asked that often and the answer depends on the perspective of the questioner – Tenant, Landlord, Buyer or Seller.  In addition, market dynamics can vary widely if you look more closely at specific submarkets and the even the product type involved (e.g. Class A...

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Lease Rates are Not What They Seem

Lease Rates are Not What They Seem

When reviewing the commercial office lease rates advertised by Landlords, we are often struck by the disparity between these advertised rates and the “Net, Effective” rates typically achieved through our lease negotiations.    Why do the advertised lease rates seem so...

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Guidance – Commercial Real Estate Primers

Ten Tips for Prospective Office Space Tenants

Ten Tips for Prospective Office Space Tenants

Negotiating the complexities of Corporate Office Space Leasing transactions is not unlike leading a successful trek up a tricky Colorado 14-er. Not only does it take knowledge of the terrain and expertise, but careful preparation and attention to details from beginning to end. Here are ten valuable tips to take into account before you journey out on negotiating for new space, or to renew or expand a lease for your business.

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Effectively Utilizing a Tenant Improvement Allowance

Effectively Utilizing a Tenant Improvement Allowance

Unless a space is specifically offered “As-Is,” Landlords typically provide some sort of “TI Allowance” that is typically a dollar allowance per square foot as part of the lease package offered to Tenants. The amount of TI Allowance that a Landlord is willing to offer a Tenant depends upon several factors including the length of the lease term, the Tenant’s credit strength, the vacancy rate in the building.

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