Feng Shui Tips for Your Office or Retail Space

June 3, 2019

There are many things to consider when leasing a new office or retail space. Is it convenient to your customers and clients? Does the layout suit your needs? Is there enough parking? But in addition to these considerations, you may also want to ask yourself, “Does this location have good Feng Shui?” Don’t laugh off […]


The Importance of Corporate Values

May 25, 2019

The corporate has a few buzzwords that everyone likes to use: ‘company culture’, ‘mission statements’, and ‘core values’. But while these have become business lingo, most companies don’t know what they actually, or how to successfully apply these concepts. What are company values? And how do you prioritize what’s important? These are some of the […]


Essential Questions to Ask Before Renting an Office Space

May 21, 2019

All business owners want an office space that will help their company grow and thrive. At the same time, every business owner will have different and specific desires when assessing office spaces. When you are looking for a place to rent for your office space, consider asking your potential landlord these questions to help you […]


The Importance of a Mission and Vision

April 11, 2019

              Author and speaker Simon Sinek has popularized the ‘why’ question. This refers to an organizational approach that starts from the end result it plans to achieve, and works backwards from there. This is far more effective than moving forward without any goal in sight, and manipulating strategies along […]


Understanding Tenant Improvement Allowances and Turnkey Build-Outs

December 20, 2017

The tenant improvement allowance (TI) is one type of incentive offered to you when you’re searching for commercial space to rent. This allowance differs from a turnkey lease arrangement where all improvements are made prior to your lease term. Like everything else related to leasing commercial property, TI agreements and turnkey build-outs are complicated.


Simple Ways to Go Green When Leasing an Office Space

September 27, 2017

As the world and the world’s consumers become more and more concerned about the environment, you may want to do your part as a business to be more earth conscious. Some businesses design green buildings from the ground up, but when you’re leasing a building, you don’t have as much freedom to make changes to […]


4 Features Every Leased Law Office Needs

September 14, 2017

The productive, secure law office doesn’t need to be situated on the top floor of a skyscraper or behind the wrought iron gates of a guarded corporate compound. But every law office should have four things. If you’re shopping for a new office space to lease for your startup law firm or legal practice expansion, […]


When Does Moving From a Home Office to a Separate Office Make Sense?

August 1, 2017

With around 20 percent of American adults working from home these days, the idea of a home office has transformed from a “nice to have” to a “must have” for many employees and freelance workers and consultants. A 2013 survey by the Telework Research Network indicates that the number of work-from-home arrangements will continue to […]


Tips for Renting or Leasing Your First Office Space

July 10, 2017

There are approximately 28 million small businesses across the United States. Whether you are just starting out or have run your business from your home for years, you might want the ideal office space. There are probably several options to choose from, but because this is your first experience with commercial real estate, you might […]


Is Your Team Ready for an Open Office? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

May 26, 2017

The open office is here to stay. Notable firms are transforming their traditional office suites into free-flowing environments with overlapping workspaces, multifunctional booths, and floor-to-ceiling windows letting in the light and the view. The open office concept is a great way to inspire creativity and cooperation between staff members. But it’s not for every office […]