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Happy New Year!  The time has come again, the time for setting resolutions to get to the gym more often, eat healthier, and overall get in shape. But have you spent any time thinking about your business resolutions, and how to keep your business in shape?  Here is a list of real estate resolutions for you to consider in 2016: Put Important Lease Dates...
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Most every commercial lease contains a provision requiring both the tenant and the landlord to buy insurance.  Typically, several forms of insurance are required, including Commercial General Liability, Physical Damage, Workers Compensation, and Business Interruption (rental loss for landlords). The most often negotiated components of the insurance provision regards the actual limits of liability and the amount of the...
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A good friend of mine, Ed Harris at CTS, recently wrote an article about occurrences that signal the need to review, or audit, your lease.  I have edited his writing to shrink his well thought out arguments down to a blog format focused on this huge area of cost containment for tenants.   The Red Flags are: 1. Significant...
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CBRE Project Management recently gave a presentation on changes to California Building Standards Code aka “Title 24” that will take effect on January 1st, 2014. The new requirements are aimed to “reduce energy bills, increase energy delivery and reliability, and improve economic conditions for the State of California” (Hah!). Any projects that apply for permit on...
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Well, if your like many tenants these days you may want to bring your bathing suit to the next lease negotiation meeting… Most Full Service Gross, or “Base Year” leases used to combine all of the operating expenses (including taxes, insurance and utilities) into one expense “pool” and the tenant would be responsible for any...
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Well, if your like many tenants these days you may want to bring your bathing suit to the next lease negotiation meeting… Most Full Service Gross, or “Base Year” leases used to combine all of the operating expenses (including taxes, insurance and utilities) into one expense “pool” and the tenant would be responsible for any...
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