Commercial Real Estate Blog

September 13, 2023

What to Look for in a Buyer/Tenant Representation Agreement

A buyer/tenant representation agreement is an important contract, particularly if you are a buyer searching for commercial properties in your local area. Commercial buyer/tenant representation is critical if you invest in local commercial property, as a qualified commercial real estate brokerage will best represent your needs and advocate for you throughout the transaction process. But […]

August 31, 2023

How to Find a Commercial Tenant to Rent an Office Space

Purchasing the perfect commercial property is the first step toward growing your portfolio and generating a return on your real estate investment. Whether you have purchased an industrial warehouse designed for a large business or a retail development fit for multiple storefronts, the next step is finding suitable tenants. A good tenant will pay their […]

August 31, 2023

Commercial versus Residential Real Estate: What Is the Difference?

Diving into the world of real estate investment can be a thrilling experience – but it’s important to approach your new venture with reliable information and accurate data. Understanding the difference between commercial and residential real estate will allow you to make the best decisions for your portfolio and develop an investment strategy that yields […]

November 18, 2022

Questions to Ask When Leasing Commercial Office Space

Those who are in the market to rent a commercial office space are often searching for a property that includes a wide set of criteria. The type of office space you rent may vary based on the business you intend to operate out of that space. However, when you do find that perfect commercial space, […]

July 25, 2022

Understanding the Different Types of Commercial Leases

Most individuals and organizations that invest in commercial real estate will then rent their property to businesses looking to operate out of their space. Once you’ve found the perfect piece of commercial real estate property, you want to work with a commercial realty group that can provide reliable owner representation services. When you partner with […]

February 4, 2022

How to Calculate Square Footage of a Commercial Building

If you are looking to invest in a commercial building, one important factor you will likely be focused on is the building’s size. However, there’s more to calculating the square footage of a commercial building than meets the eye. Not only will you need to determine the overall size of the structure, but you will […]

November 11, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Selling a Commercial Building

Before you list your commercial building for sale and begin to accept offers, you need to make some preparations. The process of selling a commercial building is a bit different than selling residential real estate. Because of this, it’s important to understand how the process works and what you can do to successfully sell your […]

November 10, 2021

How to Get a Loan for a Commercial Building

Purchasing a commercial building requires investing your time and financial resources. However, most people don’t have enough expendable cash to pay for a property upfront. Fortunately, commercial real estate loans offer a financial solution.   If you are looking to invest in commercial real estate, Rakow Commercial Realty Group can help. Here we have created […]

November 2, 2021

How to Find the Estimated Value of a Commercial Building

  If you are in the market for a new commercial property, then you are likely considering a wide range of criteria for your next purchase. Not only do you need to consider the location and size of a commercial building, but you will also need to focus on the price point. Although there are […]

July 2, 2021

How to Negotiate a Commercial Lease for Retail Space

  Did you find the perfect commercial retail space? Then the next step is to negotiate the lease. Read on to learn everything you need to know about negotiating a commercial lease for retail space:   Familiarize Yourself With Commercial Lease Types  The type of commercial lease you have will determine exactly what your monthly […]

November 9, 2020

How to Lease Commercial Office Space

  The term “commercial space” refers to any property that is not residential, ranging from garages and high-rise office buildings to medical centers. A great office lease can make business operations more productive, create a sense of professionalism and reliability for potential clients, and improve employee satisfaction. The area you choose could also make or […]

August 7, 2020

How Tenants Can Restructure Office Space Leases During COVID-19

  It’s no secret that the world we live in today looks a lot different from what it did a few months ago. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has completely altered companies’ needs for office space, with about two-thirds of the U.S. workforce working from home during the pandemic. Some studies suggest that between 25 and 30% of […]

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