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Decision Making 2016- Will You Profit From The Chaos?

As you probably already know most companies in 2016 will choose to renew the lease rather than move. The cost, disruption and downtime in relocation is substantial, and this makes it something that companies will only do when they have to, not when they just feel like making a change. That being said, many corporate leaders are now stymied with… Read More

ESCALATION 2016- ARE YOU READY?

The New Year is here and if you are an office tenant your escalation invoice is probably on the way soon. According to the lease, most office tenants are responsible to pay their proportionate share of increases in Real Estate Taxes and Operating Expenses above the Base Year (usually the first calendar year of the lease term). This seems all… Read More

NEW JERSEY- BOOM OR BUST?

  Living and working in the Garden State is an experience quite unlike anywhere else. On the one hand, we are seeing the construction of new Class A speculative warehouse buildings of a size and proportion unimagined several years ago. On the other hand, we see that the construction of new office properties is virtually static. So, what is going… Read More

ARE WE IN A LANDLORD MARKET?

Question: What is a Landlord market? A Landlord market is when the psychological energy level in a lease negotiation is flowing toward the Landlord. The speed in which we move from a Tenant market to a Landlord market can cause whiplash. After 40 years in this business I am still surprised by just how fast the market can turn. In… Read More

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO BE HAPPY?

When is the best time to be happy you ask? Is this a trick question, Larry? The answer is that the best time to be happy is now! Happiness is not about what happens to you. It is in your mind. You have to make the decision to be happy. You must be happy BEFORE not during or after. What… Read More