Commercial Real Estate Blog

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 […]

July 7, 2020

Navigating Risks to Commercial Real Estate During COVID-19 and Beyond: David Richman, CEO of RakowGroup, Speaks Out

  The Risk-Free Podcast · Episode 3 – The Future of Commercial Real Estate with David Richman   With state economies slowly reopening, people are cautiously embracing optimism as they venture back to work and stores while navigating through an unfamiliar environment. Though we may be heading back to offices, nothing about our often-quipped “new […]

July 1, 2020

Why Your Business Needs Tenant Representation Services

  In commercial lease negotiations, most company owners and executives have much less experience and knowledge than the landlord or leasing agent who is sitting across the table. Adding a commercial real estate broker to your team will give you more leverage, rights, and flexibility at no cost to you. Traditionally, landlords have a commission […]

June 25, 2020

How To Renegotiate Your Commercial Office Lease During COVID-19

  As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has found its way onto the forefront of news across the world in recent months, it’s also found its way into bank accounts. In other words, some businesses simply do not have the money to pay the rent they had before Coronavirus. If you’re in a situation where your income has […]

June 4, 2020

How to Buy Commercial Real Estate During COVID-19

  When the stock market is volatile, unemployment is on the rise, and a recession seems to be waiting around the corner, it can seem like the worst time to buy commercial real estate property. However, smart investors know that the real estate market doesn’t always follow the same ups and downs as the Dow. […]

June 4, 2020

The Future of Commercial Real Estate in CT & NY Post COVID-19

  It’s no surprise that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has shaken up the real estate market in Connecticut and New York. The market disruption has affected everything from the average person’s ability to pay the rent on their home to millions of people leaving offices and working from home instead. The virtual standstill of tourism and […]

May 11, 2020

What’s the New Normal in CT and NY Commercial Real Estate?

In these unprecedented times of COVID-19, there is not a business that hasn’t been affected in some way. Many companies have had to close their doors temporarily. Others have learned that it is possible to operate their business with all of their staff working from home. While we are not through these challenging times, there […]

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