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How to Adapt Your Retail Space for the Best Customer Experience

Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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Make every inch of your retail space tailored to what your customer wants!

Owning a retail business is hard these days, and it’s more important than ever to convert those window shoppers into regular customers. Because more and more customers are turning into online-only shoppers, keeping up great customer service and offering great quality products are key. But one other aspect to consider is the overall layout of the retail space. While commercial retail spaces are usually small, you may feel dismayed at how you can possibly organize all of your stock. But the reality is that rearrangement is not that difficult to make your commercial space efficient, effective, and attractive all at the same time. Here’s how to best use your retail space to create a layout that customers can’t get enough of. (more…)

The Difference Between Office Spaces and Executive Suites

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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Executive office suites generally come prefurnished and ready for use, while office spaces are more customizable.

If you are looking into renting a commercial property to house your corporation, company, or business, you’ll likely run into two different types– executive suites or office spaces. On the outside, the two spaces are nearly identical. However, the difference lies in the rental and leasing agreements, which couldn’t be more different. In general, which one your company should be looking into depends on the nature and characteristics of your particular business model. Want to learn more about the differences between office spaces and executive office suites? Read this blog to find out. (more…)

What to Do After You’ve Signed The Office Lease

Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Signing a brand new office lease is exciting, but make sure you have everything set in order to move.

Once you’ve placed your John Hancock on that office lease, you could be wondering what the next step actually would be. Ultimately, once you’ve signed the office lease, there are some key considerations that you will absolutely need to have accomplished. In fact, every successful business is bound to expand at some point. And part of any business expansion will typically include a new office space — particularly a larger one than the one you are currently working with. Here, the perfect steps you should take after you sign a new office lease. (more…)

Commercial Real Estate: Four Reasons to Rent

Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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Commercial real estate renting has a lot of advantages, especially today.

There’s a common misconception in the commercial real estate industry– buying is always preferable to renting. Sure, outright purchasing a property does have its advantages, such as customization prospects and long-term availability. But renting is also an equally solid solution to office real estate. Many people say, “Why would you continue to line a landlord’s pocket by renting,” or “Why throw all that money away every month?” But those people are grossly misinformed about how renting actually works. In fact, in some situations, renting is actually the ideal form of acquiring commercial real estate. Here are four reasons why renting works when it comes to commercial real estate.  (more…)

Retail Leasing 101: Four Steps To Finding The Perfect Space

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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Learning the process of retail leasing will soon earn you your dream retail space!

Do you own a retail business or plan on starting your own soon? More than likely, you’ll need a place to sell your wares or offerings. If so, you are going to need to start by looking for retail space. Finding a space is relatively easy, but the more complicated part lies in the retail leasing stage. But there is no need to worry. Clagett Enterprises has prepared this for you to use on how to get familiar with the process of retail leasing with this simple four-step guide.   (more…)

Three Effective Ways to Find Office Tenants

Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Finding quality office tenants might be a bit scary at first, but they won’t be so hard to find after reading this guide.

So you’ve just completed construction on a brand new or freshly renovated commercial property. You want to find some great office tenants that will be able to bring the best quality of work to space. But there are hundreds of businesses out there, all in different industries and with different reputations. And more and more businesses are moving to Frederick, MD, because of the growing push for industry and great rent value. You want to make sure your corporate building is at full capacity of respectful and hardworking office tenants. How can you attract the best businesses, companies, or firms to your commercial building? Here are three ways to begin your search for the perfect office tenants for your commercial property. (more…)

A Quick Guide to Choosing A Commercial Office Space

Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Choosing the right commercial office space is not only beneficial to employees, but clients as well.

Every business owner wants to have a beautiful, spacious office that creates an engaging and lively work environment for maximum efficiency.  The sole way that this can be accomplished is by choosing a commercial office space that is perfect for your company. However, it’s important not to just jump right into a real estate contract. There is a lot of planning that must occur before choosing your dream commercial office space. These are some helpful pieces of advice to help make sure that you are completely confident in the commercial office space you chose to represent your company with no regrets. (more…)

What is the Commercial Real Estate Load Factor?

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
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A commercial real estate floor plan is essential to calculating load factor.

So you’ve finally decided on a great piece of commercial real estate to settle your office or business into. You hope your business will soon have a place where employees can gather and discuss with ease. However, there are still some factors you need to prepare for financially before jumping straight into a lease or rental contract. You are likely paying for a common area or building use fee on top of a rent charge. This includes areas that all tenants use, like a parking lot, elevators, and hallways. These are added to your monthly rent bill as something known as a “load factor.” Understanding what a load factor is is extremely important for properly budgeting for rent each month and also will help clarify exactly what you are paying for. This article will help clear up the often confusing terms and conditions of commercial real estate load factors. (more…)

Commercial Real Estate Trends 2021

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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See how commercial real estate might improve in 2021.

Commercial real estate undoubtedly took a turn for the worse in 2020, and although some types have thrived more than others, it will take time to see whether the commercial real estate economy rises or falls overall. Thankfully, as 2021 dawns, CRE experts are tentative yet have good hope for a positive turn for this industry in the coming months. Below is a brief look at the CRE trends for 2021.

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Retail Lease Negotiation Tips

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
Retail Lease Negotiation Tips

Whether you’re first opening up or moving someplace new, keep these tips in mind for negotiating your retail lease.

For many successful businesses, the magic formula comes down to having a great business plan, at the right time, in the right location. After all, if your business isn’t where people can find you, it doesn’t do any good to have gotten the other factors right. You’re not trying to spend too much on rent every month, though, even for the perfect space. Whether you’re first opening up or moving someplace new, keep these tips in mind for negotiating your retail lease. (more…)