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A Closer Look at Soft Costs in Commercial Development

Costs

As part of our “series” breaking down commercial development costs, let’s take a closer look at the soft costs...

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A Closer Look at Hard Costs in Commercial Development

Construction

When budgeting for a commercial development project it’s important to remember that costs typically break down into...

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Measuring Cap Rates in Build to Suit Development

Property Values

Steady income, not having to deal with management issues, and solid tenants make build to suit triple net (NNN)...

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Examining the Variables that Influence Cost of Occupancy

Costs

While many different factors go into managing your corporate real estate portfolio, occupancy cost analysis is...

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Ensuring the Use of a Qualified General Contractor

Hiring

Hiring a contractor can be a big decision. There are many factors to be considered during this process. Regardless...

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Putting 'Punch' Into Remediating Your Construction Issues

Construction

All good things must come to an end, and that includes construction projects. But when they do, it should never be a...

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Constructing a Credible Build to Suit Work Letter

Build to Suit

The provisions regarding construction are normally captured in the work letter of the build to suit lease. With a...

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How Rising Construction Costs Impact Property Values

Construction Trends

Rising construction costs were the No. 1 real estate and development concern for respondents that participated in...

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Weaving Your Way Through Title Exceptions and Requirements

Due Diligence

Title to real estate is determined by the entire collection of documents that affect a particular property. A...

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Don’t Myth Around When It Comes to Enlisting a Preferred Developer

Finding a Developer

For companies looking to expand through new development, one of the biggest questions is whether to handle it...

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