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Medical Office Buildings Are In Higher Demand With Aging Population

As the American population ages, the demand for medical offices and medical office space rises. The Census Bureau predicts the 65 and older population will nearly double by 2055 to close to 23 percent of the country's total population. So what does this mean for commercial real estate agents? With an older population, more medical attention will be required resulting in more medical office space being needed. Not only is the aging population increasing the demand for medical office space,...

How Commercial Design Of Your Office Affects Employee Productivity

From wall artwork to natural lighting, the design of your office boosts the productivity of employees. In today’s age, more and more employees are opting for companies with diverse work space. Studies have shown that one in three employees are disengaged at their place of work. By re-designing your office space to better fit potential and existing employee’s needs, you can not only increase productivity but engagement as well.  Increased Engagement Employees that are unhappy with their work environment tend to be...

Don’t Forget This Critical Detail On Leasing Commercial Office Space

There are numerous details you need to think about when leasing commercial office space. From natural light to parking, it is hard to remember every tiny detail. However, one critical but forgotten detail that soon-to-be tenants often forget is building signage. Negotiating building signage before signing the lease is very important. Often times, the landlord doesn’t allow signage simply for appearance purposes or if there is too many tenants and no room. Why is signage important? The most obvious reason is so potential...

Trends In Commercial Construction & Design For Office Space

There are many things to keep in mind when looking to build and design an office space. More and more companies are looking to move towards less traditional office spaces to adhere to what younger employees are looking for. Here are some of the most recent office space trends for commercial construction and design. Office Wellness-It is no secret that wellness in the office is on the rise. When designing your next space, try to incorporate more natural light versus artificial...

Don’t Forget These 5 Tips When Leasing Warehouse Space

Leasing warehouse space is a major decision, and it’s definitely not always an easy one. When touring facilities and contemplating your business’s next big need, we like to keep the following tips in mind. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Condition – the vast majority of warehouse spaces do not come with full HVAC. Many places will allow tenants to use their own HVAC units, but they are responsible for its installation. See if you can negotiate with the landlord to either...

Why Your Office Location Still Matters In The Digital World

In an era where more and more businesses are allowing employees to work from home, entrepreneurs often neglect the importance of an office’s location. But a work space is more than just a place to work. It’s where employees come to learn, build teams and ideas, and socialize together. In other words, in the modern era work is not something to dread, but an important pillar of an individual’s community.  So when planning your first or next move, it’s imperative...

What Your Office Space Says About You

Communication coaches often instruct their students on what and how to say certain things, but usually overlook an important aspect of communication – space, specifically office space. How you choose to present your domain speaks volumes not only about your work style, but also what kind of person you are. Anywhere But Here – pictures and objects from your favorite hobby litter the room; whether it’s fishing, golfing, or birdhouse building, the evidence is everywhere. While elements of your hobby can...

Essential Tips For Leasing Chiropractic Office Space

Every Space Is Different: Chiropractors Need A Unique Office Space   It should come as little surprise that not every office space is going to be right for chiropractors. But even if something feels or looks right, there can be problems only a seasoned real-estate expert will be aware of. So keep the following tips in mind when hunting for your next office:   Gross Square Footage vs. Net Square Footage What do these terms mean, and why are they important? Gross square footage refers...

What To Look For In Your Dental Office Space

Even the most amateur business owner knows the mantra, “location, location, location” when it comes to the importance of real estate. Whether you’re opening your dental practice for the first time or making an office switch, there are critical questions to consider, the answers to which will determine how successful your venture will be. Just because there area lot of offices available, doesn’t mean you won’t get stuck with a lemon! How Many Rooms Do You Need? Do you need a waiting...

Common Mistakes Your Real Estate Agent Might Be Making

Unfortunately, not everyone in commercial real estate knows what they’re doing. Mastering the market takes a lot of time and effort. Some people will take shortcuts in the hopes of a quick buck, while others may legitimately not understand what they are doing is just dead wrong! If you want to avoid becoming one of these horror stories, keep the following in mind when working with your commercial real estate agent. Generic Marketing – if you’re a landlord trying to...