Is the Office Building Dead?

Is the Office Building Dead?

The only thing constant in life is change and so it goes with the “Office Building.”  What was an immutable truth 20 years ago is yesterday’s news in today’s globalized, digital, warp-speed economy.  So, are office buildings—a key food group of the commercial real estate universe—dead or dying?  With nearly 11 billion square feet of …

Common Area Maintenance CAM Shopping Center

Four Quick Ways to Simplify CAM Reconciliations for Commercial Properties

Managing Common Area Maintenance (CAM) expenses for shopping centers and office buildings can be a challenge and a lot can go wrong.  Tenants may question your math and different tenants often have different CAM reimbursement requirements.  To be successful at this you have to start early, be organized and have a plan.  Below are four …

Government Tenants

Quick Guide: Working with Government Tenants

Managing buildings with government tenants is a unique endeavor in the commercial property management world.  We manage several Social Security office properties and a DMV office in Northern California.  We have found that government tenants—rightly so—have among the highest expectations of any tenant type for their commercial property owners and managers.  This is certainly reasonable, …