When listening to our clients, we’ve found there are a few questions that come up all the time as well as a number of tools we just couldn’t do without. As a service to our clients and others interested in their market, we want to share these resources.
We're here to create a workspace that empowers your people and your business. Don't know where to start? First thing to do is to figure out how much space you need. Below are some recommended sizes of offices and other important spaces that might help you begin the process.
To start your project's timeline, enter the month and year that your current lease is set to expire. Based on that, we'll generate a timeline showing you the general process leading up to moving into your new space. Keep in mind that this should only be viewed as an estimate. For more specific information unique to your project, get in touch with us today to learn more.
We know real estate isn't your main focus at work and, when it comes to hiring a broker, we know it can be exhausting. Sometimes our worst enemy can be that we don't know the right questions to ask when hiring a trusted advisor for our business. Commercial real estate is our business, so let us make it easy for you. The following is a list of questions that we would ask if McCall & Almy was looking to hire a commercial real estate broker to negotiate a lease on our behalf. Feel free to use when looking to interview potential real estate advisors.
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How do you distinguish your company from others, and how would that distinction benefit us?
If I hire you, what should I expect from the real estate process?
What specific experience do you have that would be beneficial to me?
What services does your firm provide in addition to brokerage transactions?
Can you handle our real estate needs in other cities and countries?
What is the difference between a leasing broker and a tenant representative broker?
Do you (or your firm) represent both landlords and tenants in the market? If so, which landlords and which buildings?
How are commercial real estate professionals paid for their services? How are you compensated, and what are the compensation practices of your office?
Is the biggest source of your firm's brokerage revenue from landlord or tenant representation?
What's a deal that you see as similar to ours that you are most proud of?
Find out what might be going on in your area. From rents to comparable leases and more, we'll give you the insider info.
Get the “Cliffs Notes” version of that 100-page document you received when you moved in. We speak real estate jargon and can help.
Not sure if you're overpaying for your operating expenses or utility costs? A quick review will allow us to determine if you're being billed accurately.