Commercial Real Estate Blog

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 […]

March 31, 2020

Supporting Our Commercial Real Estate Clients in CT, NY, and NJ

As a small business that has built deep relationships with our real estate clients and our Connecticut, New Jersey and New York community, we have been searching for a way to help our fellow businesses and we believe we can.   We know our real estate clients and the business community overall are focused on […]

October 23, 2019

Rakow Commercial Realty Group Adds Six New Associates and Expands

  Expansion signifies growth and a focus on providing the best possible services to their clients   White Plains, New York, October 22, 2019 – Rakow Commercial Realty Group (RakowGroup), a leading commercial real estate brokerage, today announced that they have added six new associates to the team and have also expanded operations, opening a […]

June 20, 2019

1st Time Mistakes Commercial Real Estate Investors Make

When it comes to commercial real estate investing, everyone has to start from square one. Investing in commercial real estate for the first time can present you with a fair share of decisions to make that will impact the overall success of the deal. Finding commercial property for sale that meets your business needs and […]

June 20, 2019

How To Choose the Right Property Manager

After you find the right commercial property for sale and get the deal closed, you are officially a commercial real estate property owner. You will have new opportunities as well as new responsibilities to take care of. It doesn’t matter if you own office space real estate or a warehouse, you will need to find someone […]

June 20, 2019

How to Lease a Warehouse

If you are a company owner looking to scale your business, you might be interested in leasing a warehouse. A warehouse is industrial space for rent or industrial space for sale that can provide you with tons of room to grow. You can store, manufacture, and ship physical goods and products from a warehouse. It’s […]

May 16, 2019

Important Legal Tips for Purchasing Commercial Property

Figure Out the Commercial Properties Sector If you are in the market for commercial property for sale, you need to make sure you cover all of your bases from a legal perspective. There are plenty of state and local laws that can make or break the purchase of a commercial real estate. After you’ve found […]