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The Case For Tenant Representation

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Are You Represented in Your Office Space Lease? In any business transaction there is an advantage to having as much relevant information as possible. In a real estate transaction, this is often difficult because of potential conflicts of interest. It used to be simple. A commercial real estate broker represented the individual or firm with […]

Office Space Planning Trends

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Office space planning for a flexible, efficient floorplan Forget about the cube—the hottest new technology in office space planning and furnishings is flexibility. Those stereotypical executive offices and bullpens of the past are being remodeled into wide-open central expanses, with small conference rooms positioned along the walls. The result? The café office—featuring large communal spaces […]

Should Building Repairs Be Included In Operating Expenses?

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Building repairs and maintenance are usually categorized as current expenditures and are charged to tenants as operating expenses. A repair or a replacement of parts or equipment which is substantial may be considered a capital expense if it has a useful life or more than one year, is material in value and extends the useful […]

When To Start Your Search For Office Space

Start Your Search for New Office Space Early Many of the business people I talk with wonder when they should begin their search for office space. Is a year out too early? Is a month out too late? The answer is typically somewhere in between. Lease negotiation delays, design, permitting and construction setbacks, are just […]

Once and Future Architecture: How Creative Renovation Became Good Business

Who doesn’t have a soft spot for elegant vintage buildings full of local history? Take a walk around the blocks lying just south of Front Street in downtown Boise and you’ll see an intriguing combination of revitalized old structures and sleek, modern retail storefronts. Projects like these, called property conversions or redevelopment, are popping up […]