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A Start-Up Business Owner’s Guide to Seeking a Great Lease

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One of the challenges of starting and growing a business is finding the right space. After you have narrowed your new commercial space down to a few options, for the most part, you have met your due diligence requirements—budget, type, location, and size. Now comes the daunting part—negotiating the lease. Even if the local market favors buyers, […]

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More Tips for Backing Up Your CRE

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Here are some of my suggestions for back up programs: Windows computers offer a plethora of third-party programs for relatively cheap. My suggestion for a near enterprise-level backup schemes and security is Acronis True Image. This flexible and powerful program can actually create full, live disk images of your PC so that when the time […]

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CRE & Economic Forecasts Remain Predictably Grim

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Disaster might rear its ugly head once again in the shape of a second, more devastating recession in the United States. Just when the U.S. started the arduous task of digging themselves out of their financial hole, another tsunami in the form of the “debt deal debacle” came and washed away all their progress. But […]

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Real Estate is Candy for Foreign Investors

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We don’t really comment on the residential housing market because we deal in commercial real estate. However, there is something interesting afoot in the residential real estate world. Foreign investors have sensed opportunity in the falling home prices that have been plaguing the US economy. Last year, $41 billion was put into US residential real […]

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Borrowers Rule, Lenders Drool

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Banks are calling out— come take our money! Apparently there is quite a large amount of unused capital sitting in these credit unions, just waiting to be exploited. And you thought we were in a recession? Deficit who? Local industry specialists remark that this abundance of “extra money” is the result of the competitive lending […]

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CoStar Buys LoopNet – What That Means For You

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So, two of the biggest commercial real estate websites decided to merge a month ago. What exactly does that mean for those of us in CRE? A revamped and enhanced LoopNet, according to their blog. The website has recently undergone some changes to make the experience and navigation more user friendly. It features a new […]

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