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5 Things to Consider When Planning This Year's Real Estate Goals

Commercial Real Estate Trends

While we may already be a month into 2019, it’s never too late to plan your goals for the year ahead. In the end,...

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The Growing Challenges of Land Entitlement

Municipality Issues

The entitlement process is and always has been complicated, time-consuming and often costly. But to know what can be...

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Retail Enjoying a Resurgence

Retail Trends

So much for talk of a “retail apocalypse.” The surprising truth is we’re actually seeing a brick-and-mortar retail...

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When Change Comes, So Do Additional Costs


Thorough planning and budgeting are put into place to ensure construction costs are well managed. However, somewhere...

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How to Navigate Site Issues in Commercial Development

Site Selection

From local development requirements to subsurface problems, no site comes without its inherent risks.


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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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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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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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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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Putting 'Punch' Into Remediating Your Construction Issues


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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Ensuring the Use of a Qualified General Contractor


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

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Examining the Variables that Influence Cost of Occupancy


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

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