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Interest Rates: Too Low for Too Long

Interest Rates: Too Low for Too Long Recently, there was an article in Bloomberg News entitled Negative Rates Hit Global Shipping Market. The article details remarks from Nils Smedegaard Andersen, CEO of shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk (“Maersk”). Andersen makes a...

As the Economy Stumbles, Subletting Soars

As the Economy Stumbles, Subletting Soars Last year I had the pleasure of representing a foreign client who wanted to find a retail space. One of the storefronts we were considering was adjacent to a large corner unit that was leased to an accessory unit of a world...

What’s in Store for 2016?

What’s in Store for 2016? Many financial advisors tell their clients that past performance does not guarantee future results. While they make a good point, they ignore the reason there are so many predictions and forecasts out there: It’s fun. That is why I was glad...

Don’t Let a Lease Expiration Go to Waste

Don’t Let a Lease Expiration Go to Waste “Don’t let a crisis go to waste.” This proverb from Winston Churchill, made famous again in 2008 by Rahm Emanuel, is applicable to many things in life, including the expiration of a commercial lease. The moral of the...

Are You Proactive or Reactive with Your Real Estate Planning?

Are You Proactive or Reactive with Your Real Estate Planning? Most companies are reactive in their commercial real estate needs, especially as their business locations increase. To become proactive, companies need to see the big picture – there needs to be a...