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Commercial Real Estate Agent - KW Realty Centre-Columbia, MD
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I frequently represent local clients looking for retail spaces for their businesses.  Often, they start off with dreams of leasing the most prevalent space in the most popular shopping center in town.  There's good reason for that, of course.  They want the traffic that such a great site will bri...
03/25/2010
As many of you know, Keller Williams is the third largest brokerage in the U.S.  However, we also launched KW Commercial in February.  KW Commercial is our commercial real estate co-brand.  We've gone from under 200 commercial real estate agents in February to over 850 agents at the present time....
12/05/2009
We hear a lot of doom and gloom these days in commercial real estate leasing.  However, behind the scenes, savvy office and retail tenants are opening new locations.  Commercial leases are typically five years in length...sometimes even longer.  In this economic climate, a tenant can get a very f...
12/02/2009
Last week was Keller Williams' national Family Reunion convention in Orlando, Florida.  The company celebrated the occasion by announcing that it had just become the third largest residential brokerage in the United States (behind only Coldwell Banker (which started in the 1930's...Keller William...
03/04/2009
Although I have been in commercial real estate brokerage for a long time, I have also been a licensed real estate attorney since 1985.  During my 23 year career, I spent nine years as the senior-most leasing attorney for a multi-billion dollar, publicly traded real estate investment trust.  I've ...
02/25/2009
Owners of commercial real estate are always trying to improve their bottom line.  When times are good and demand for space is high, they will try to get more rent from tenants, and will also try to get them to reimburse the landlord for more of the project expenses.  Landlords also pay a lot of a...
01/29/2009
If you are a big sports fan like I am, then you've heard many coaches stress the importance of fundamentals.  It doesn't do a whole lot for a NBA player to sky for a 360 degree dunk...only to clang the ball off of the rim and out of bounds.  The score of the game is kept by how often you can put ...
01/26/2009
The Bible says "as a man thinketh, so is he".  It also tells us to focus on things that are good, noble, "of good report", and so forth.  If you search the vast majority of religions or schools of philosophy, you'll usually find some adage, observation, etc. that says that it is important for us ...
01/26/2009
I've been a commercial real estate professional for over twenty years.  Like most people, however, I was myopically focused on what I was looking for on behalf of my clients.  If whatever I heard about didn't fit the parameters of my immediate clients, then I mentally put it in the circular file....
01/15/2009
Office landlords charge rent and state the square footage of office buildings based upon the "gross leasable area" of the office building and of the tenant's premises.  Sometimes, that causes tenants difficulty, as they mistakenly think that their space actually contains those measurements.  In r...
01/08/2009
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