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Do Suburban Offices Stand to Gain from COVID-19?

It is clear, as business and industry continue to adjust and prepare for the next new normal,  that there is no crystal ball. The only thing predictable about what comes next is that whatever it is, is sure to change. Businesses are now in a position to emphasize their adaptability and flexibility as they look […]

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4 Big Mistakes Landlords Make When Bringing on New Tenants

If you own commercial real estate, you know that bringing new tenants into your building is both the most exciting and the most frustrating part of managing your investment. Negotiations can string along for months, and the tenant improvement process is full of potential pitfalls. But if you have the right advisors at your side, […]

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How much is too much for tenant improvements?

Negotiating a lease with a new tenant can sometimes string out for weeks or even months as the two parties try to reach an agreement about all of the terms. One of the main topics that landlords and tenants will go back and forth on is the tenant improvement allowance.  What is a tenant improvement […]

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Are NNN or Full-Service Better For Investment Properties?

When you purchase an investment real estate property, you have to make many decisions. One important decision is whether you will charge a flat rate to tenants and cover all operating expenses yourself, or whether you will charge tenants a lower rent and bill them for expenses.  The first option is usually referred to as […]

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3 Key Strategies for Increasing Commercial Real Estate Renewals

Commercial real estate trends come and go, and keeping up can take a lot of work. Some tenants will always flock to the building with the coolest layout, in the best neighborhood, or with the most perks. Since you can’t pick up your building and move it to a better spot, and you can’t expose […]

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Is property management really a commodity?

The most profitable customer is the one you already have. This is never more true than in commercial real estate, when replacing customers can cost millions of dollars in lost rent, broker fees, and tenant improvements.  But too often, commercial property owners put too much attention on finding new tenants to fill vacancies and end […]

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3 Ways to Make Sure Your Commercial Real Estate Investment Will Pay Off

Investing in commercial real estate is risky. If all goes well, you’ll develop a steady stream of income from your tenants and a building that will appreciate over time. But if something goes wrong, the building becomes a money pit that ends up costing you millions of dollars.  To evaluate the benefits of making an […]

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5 Ways to Keep your Tenants Happy

In commercial real estate, keeping tenants happy is the key to a successful investment. It will increase your chances of renewals and could lower your cost of capital. At Culmen Real Estate Services, we earned a record-low interest rate on a property loan because our lender met the tenants and saw how happy they were […]

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