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The Office Leasing and Relocation Process

 
 
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Finding, leasing and moving into new office space.


How to attain the ideal office for your business


Determine Your Needs
  • How much space do you require?
  • What type of building fits your business?
  • What is your preferred geographic location?
  • Establish your rental expense budget.
Identify Potential Properties
  • A thorough market survey of available properties meeting your requirements will be provided.
  • List is narrowed by excluding any properties that are undesirable.
  • A property tour of the remaining facilities will be scheduled.
Take a Property Tour
  • Guided-tour of the prospective properties.
  • Two or three properties that would best fit your needs are identified.
  • Re-tour specific properties, if necessary, to gather additional information.
Preliminary Space Planning
  • A space planner or architect will help determine the most efficient use of space at your two or three top building alternatives.
  • The general type and amount of changes required will be established for construction cost estimate purposes.
The Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • RFP’s will be prepared and distributed to the landlords of your top two or three building choices.
Select a Building or Space
  • RFP analysis based on the RFP responses will be provided.
  • Based on the RFP analysis and the preliminary space plans, determine which space would be the best alternative for your business.
  • A Letter of Intent will be sent to the landlord of your selected property outlining the terms you intend the lease to be based on.
Lease Negotiation
  • First draft of lease will be requested from landlord.
  • Lease review by your commercial real estate broker, decision-maker(s) from your company and your real estate attorney.
  • Renegotiate and/or accept lease terms.
Remodeling/Construction
  • Build-out of space begins.
  • Construction progress is monitored throughout the build-out period.
  • Final walk-through is performed.
  • Certificate of Occupancy is delivered.
Move In
  • Network/telecommunications equipment set up and testing.
  • Move in furnishings and equipment.

 

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