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Industrial Leases: How To Get The Most For Your Money

Posted at Apr 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM in Saving Money

Leasing industrial space is no cheap feat and the longer the lease, the more money that will be committed to rent. The goal of most tenants is to lease a building for the shortest term possible and pay the lowest possible rent. However, short...

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What is a Tenant-Only Advisor & How Can Using One Help You Save Money?

Posted at Mar 21, 2017 4:45:00 AM in Lease Negotiation, Saving Money, Tenant Advisor

If you are leasing industrial space and renewing your lease, considering relocation, or adding an additional location you shouldn’t navigate these waters alone. A tenant-only advisor (broker) is your best advocate for getting the most for your...

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3 Things You Need to Know About Your Landlord's Finances

Posted at Mar 7, 2017 4:40:00 AM in Lease Negotiation, Finances

In lease negotiation, the shortest distance between two points IS NOT a straight line. The name of the game is strategy and leverage is king. 

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3 Things You Need to Know About the Damage and Destruction Clause

Posted at Jan 5, 2017 9:44:25 AM in Lease Clauses, Negotiation

No one likes to think about what would happen if a fire destroyed part of their distribution center or manufacturing plant. In fact, in many industrial lease negotiations, both landlords and tenants are reluctant to agree to any defined course of...

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The Roof is on Fire, Who's Paying? Understanding the Roof and Structure Clause

Posted at Nov 8, 2016 10:24:00 AM in Lease Clauses, Lease Negotiation

If your company leases distribution or manufacturing buildings, you are probably familiar with what is known as a “roof and structure” clause. This is a lease clause that puts the responsibility to maintain and/or replace the building’s roof...

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The Panama Canal Expansion Changing Markets in the US

Posted at Sep 30, 2016 9:10:00 AM in Expanding Industrial Markets
In 1904, the US broke ground for the construction of one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 20th century, the Panama Canal. 56,000 workers spent almost ten years excavating over 240 million cubic meters of dirt and rock, this was simply... Read More

Healthcare Costs for Manufacturers on the Rise

Posted at Sep 23, 2016 4:29:00 PM in Finances, Manufacturing

Boeing, the American aircraft-manufacturing juggernaut, expects to produce a fleet of 900 airplanes in 2016. Each plane weighs approximately 75 tons and will be able to fly 126 passengers and crew up to 5,500 nautical miles. This is not just a...

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What The Industrial Market Can Learn From Amazon

Posted at Sep 1, 2016 1:47:00 PM in Blog

Amazon is a consumer product giant, proliferating at rapid speeds. It feeds the current culture of instant gratification. Consumers can purchase more at very reduced (or expertly marketed to appear as such) prices and receive those...

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