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Read the latest in commercial real estate from our ITRA partners around the world.

The leasing process is complex and time consuming when done properly.  Tenants can lease space from landlords from the high ground - a position of strength, or conversely with an absence of leverage - a position of weakness.  Outlined below is a framework of the most proficient Exclusive Tenant Representative’s leasing process, and also important things to consider from start to finish.

Debra Stracke Anderson, President of Washington, D.C.-based Sloan Street Advisors / ITRA Global, has been chosen for the elite “Women of Influence – Standouts” by ALM’s Real Estate Forum and, the leading publications of the commercial real estate industry. 

Harvey MacKay, author of the seminal business book, Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive (prequel to the reality show, Shark Tank) suggested that entrepreneurs focus their energies on drumming up business and managing staff.

Talk to any child and you find they have a perfect dream for the basement train set or the equipment needed to have their system rock out. Talk to a grown-up whose business is on the edge of expansion and you see the bright, shining eyes of a child.  Every individual has a new perspective. Our job is to give the dream a roof over head.

The EDPNC is pleased to help host and welcome member firms from ITRA Global.  We are confident that seeing first-hand the economic dynamism and vibrancy in Charlotte and North Carolina will help ITRA Global’s member firms

As your lease expiration date approaches, you will need to decide if you want to remain in your current facility, or move to an alternative location.  This article attempts to highlight some of the key issues for consideration in dealing with a lease renewal, so that you can achieve the best possible outcome for your business.

In what could become a precedent-setting case, the California Supreme Court has now heard the oral arguments that will scrutinize the long standing practice of dual agency by real estate firms.  The case, Horiike vs. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company began on September 7th.

At our conference in Paris my ITRA Global affiliates noted somewhat unkindly that California routinely exports perfectly viable companies with great consistency.

We think we can speak real estate, but you had better know someone who can speak fine print or your lease terms could get lost in translation.

Ready or not, the new lease accounting rules will soon take effect and will result in companies with significant leases appearing asset-rich but also heavily indebted. Here are six things you need to know.