9 – Negotiate That Lease Renewal and Achieve More Profits and Less Risk

Hi, and welcome to Episode 009 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

Craig is joined by guest interviewer Brian Waldrop. The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. In Episode 009, Craig talks to us about the time frames surrounding your lease renewal. You may think that it is sufficient to start making plans for a renewal or a move 2-3 months before your lease expires, but it is not. There just isn’t enough time usually to find a new space and coordinate a move. Craig recommends negotiating with the landlord about 9 months before the end of your lease. Actually, wherever you are in your lease term you do still have the ability to negotiate a renewal similar to refinancing. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “9 – Negotiate That Lease Renewal and Achieve More Profits and Less Risk”

8 – Lease Renewals Are Negotiable Events! Don’t Leave Money on the Table

Hi, and welcome to Episode 008 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

Craig is joined by his co-host Natalie Pyles. The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. In Episode 008, Craig gives a simple checklist of items to consider at renewal time. Remember that you can renegotiate anything in the lease at this time. In fact, you can try to renegotiate toward renewal at anytime during the term as it might be in the landlord’s best interest to renew early, too. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “8 – Lease Renewals Are Negotiable Events! Don’t Leave Money on the Table”

3 – Lazy Broker? Probably not! How to Make the Relationship Smooth and Profitable

Hi, and welcome to Episode 002 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast,
brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

Craig is joined by his co-host Natalie Pyles. The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. In Episode 003, Craig and Natalie clear up a common misconception about property brokers. Craig sometimes hears people say that the brokers they know aren’t working very hard to find the right property for them. The truth is that property brokers are very hard working, especially when you commit to them. If they know they are you’re not playing the field, they’ll get out there for you! Thanks for listening! Continue reading “3 – Lazy Broker? Probably not! How to Make the Relationship Smooth and Profitable”

1 – Lease Landmine #1: Fix Your Assignment & Subletting Clause or Risk an Expensive Business Disruption

Hi, and welcome to Episode 001 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

Craig is joined by his co-host Natalie Pyles. The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. In Episode 001, Craig and Natalie help listeners to understand the assignment and subletting clause. We hope you’ll join us! Continue reading “1 – Lease Landmine #1: Fix Your Assignment & Subletting Clause or Risk an Expensive Business Disruption”