Landlords and Asset Managers…Here is What Your Lease Security Should Be

Lease security is a hot topic, especially in the recessionary environment we are all dealing with currently. It should be a hot topic all the time! Innovations are occurring that reduce risk and streamline negotiations (cough cough, Otso) but today we’re focusing on a question that we get ALOT. How much lease security should I […]

Do too Many Cooks Spoil the Real Estate Deal?

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Editors Note: This is a guest post written by Steven Jaffe, founder and CEO of Propdocs Is it the case that too many cooks spoil the broth when it comes to real estate deals? Does an increased number of players involved in getting a deal across the line necessarily mean less efficiency, slower deal velocity, […]

CRE “Proptech” Fatigue is Real…Here’s How to Solve It.

As a financial services company in the CRE space, we work with brokers, tenants, and landlords every day.  Over the past couple of years we have noticed a trend on the topic of new “proptech solutions….” The whole industry is fatigued. As our founding team knows (coming from CRE ownership and brokerage themselves), when the […]

Landlords: What Commercial Real Estate Tenants Expect from You

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As the pandemic (hopefully) continues to wind down, the new normal has tenants evolving expectations of their landlords. With the rise in technology and changing needs of the modern workforce, tenants want a landlord that understands how to provide for them. What do they want? To know what you expect from them, when you expect […]

3 Strategies for Setting Your Retail Locations Up for Success

The retail sector is currently in a state of flux. E-commerce and online shopping has taken an impact on big-box retail and malls across the country. Then we have the pandemic that had a tremendous negative impact on retail especially in states like California and New York. With so many changes taking place, it can […]

Otso’s Best Strategies for Attracting Tenants

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As COVID has changed the commercial real estate landscape, landlords are facing increased competition for tenants in most markets. The commercial real estate industry is in flux, and landlords are working hard to attract tenants. Some commercial real estate companies have taken the opportunity of increased competition for property owners to offer a better rental […]

The Most Effective Ways to Leverage Social Media in Marketing Your Commercial Property

In the current social media-driven world, it’s more important than ever for businesses to have a presence on platforms such as Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. But while many companies know they need Social Media Marketing (SMM), few are aware of how this strategy can be used specifically for commercial real estate leasing. From finding […]

Flexible Space and the Future of Occupancy in Commercial Real Estate

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THE STATUS QUO HAS CHANGED Flexible space has been a hot topic in the commercial real estate industry for years. We’ve now seen a full cycle of boom/bust from “new twist” models like WeWork to older established models like Regus two or three times over since the early 2000’s. The ongoing pandemic (although things are […]