Scott Price | September 21, 2016

            Simply say “cost overruns” to anyone involved in a commercial construction project and you will get a reaction. The fact is, many in the industry have at least one horror story about a project that went wrong. The complexity of the construction process and the numbers of firms and […]

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Scott Price | September 12, 2016

According to the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), 92% of project managers lose or leave their jobs after overseeing a major move. It’s a fact that relocating several hundred employees is inherently risky. A great workplace doesn’t just happen, it requires strategic planning, long before you start to look at available locations or begin to […]

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Scott Price | September 8, 2016

So you’re ready to move into a new office space. You’ve got a plan, you’ve got a budget, you’ve appointed a project manager to handle the move, and you’ve got a strong idea of what you want. You should be good to go, right? Wrong. Even the best laid plans can come undone if your […]

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Scott Price | August 31, 2016

The importance of a strategically-planned workplace is significant, both in revealing hidden costs and discovering untapped potential. As important as it is, many business owners have anything but a strategy. At any given time, most commercial lessees have at least one or two areas gathering dust and costing them money, which is why it’s important […]

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Scott Price | August 24, 2016

Rent is only the beginning when it comes to negotiating a commercial lease. A multitude of provisions can add to that amount significantly, so it pays to be prepared. Not only is it important that you know the average cost of the type of commercial space you’re seeking—retail, office or industrial – you also need […]

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Scott Price | August 16, 2016

Renting commercial space and negotiating a commercial real estate lease is a big deal and the success or failure of your business can be significantly impacted by the terms or conditions of your lease. Most leases are not based on a standard form or agreement, but are customized to the landlord’s needs. As a result, […]

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Scott Price | July 22, 2016

It isn’t just what you do, it’s where you do it. A great workplace doesn’t just happen, it requires strategic planning, and possibly negotiation and procurement. And not all plans are created equally. Creating a high-performance, adaptable workplace is not like buying a house. Families can grow into the house, but the workplace must deliver […]

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Scott Price | June 21, 2016

                  When it comes to hiring a commercial real estate broker, basing your selection on a nothing more than personality or an agent or brokerage’s persistence is one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Fast decisions can have long-term consequences, so it’s a good idea to start […]

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Scott Price | May 27, 2016

Coming up on a lease expiration? That’s something that people who work in the industry commonly refer to as a trigger event. It’s a deadline that prompts business leaders to focus on ways to impact the work environment for the next five to ten years, and to examine whether or not a move makes sense. […]

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