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What Will Replace The Desk?

It seems like forever ago that the entire work force was sent home from their offices to hunker down and try to be productive while waiting out the pandemic. While telecommuting is not a new word, companies have always considered it an experiment and been very slow to embrace it. For years, telecommuting or working from home, either partially or full …

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In commercial office leasing, there are a number of ways owners charge rent and operating expenses.  We always negotiate how operating expenses are accounted for and charged to the tenant when we work with you on your office lease.  Below is a graphic we created to show the range of lease types and where the obligation resides (with the Landlord …

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I’ve lost track of how many narratives I’ve written about how technology is changing the commercial real estate business. Here’s another one. 5G is on the way and it’s coming fast. What does this mean to the Commercial Real Estate Industry? Below is an article on strategizing for the arrival of 5G technology. Some of …

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I recently found a great website with some very cool information and graphs on money flow trends and wanted to share it with you.  Where has America’s money flowed over the last 5 years? People take their money where they think they will live their best life.Turns out that: –Money is flowing out of California at an incredible …

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I believe (as does Industrious’ Jamie Hodari below) that companies are going to be moving back into the office eventually for a number of reasons I have discussed in this narrative previously. As we continue to get our heads and arms around the pandemic, we still need to work.  Here are a few takeaways from …

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I have some global thinking for your narrative today. Lots of thought and energy is going into making the world more sustainable. There are many ways people are working towards sustainability, and below is a graph showing which countries are doing the best job. Here are my thoughts:1—The US is doing a good job (I know, we …

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Goal setting is what I do and then I track those goals with a religious fervor.  2020 proved to be a crazy, crazy year for goal setters.  Not for Coppola Cheney.  We put our heads down, took care of our clients, made the year about working hard for them and their issues.After the year ended, …

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We are all getting mixed messages on office space use from the media and our own colleagues.  The office market is dead. It will never be the same. Work from home doesn’t work. The market will crash. We’ve already hit bottom. We hear all this and more every day.  We call it The Sandstorm.   What …

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FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet aka Google) are dominating the commercial real estate market—Leasing and Buying.  How much?  Well, they now own or lease almost 600 MILLION square feet of space!!  This is more than all the office space in New York City.  Five times more than just a decade ago.  Read more …

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Tenant Advisory and now National Tenant Advisory was formally created in 1982.  Today, office tenants across the US with as few as 5-10 offices in different markets are hiring firms to handle their real estate portfolios.  There are many reasons, but here are a few thoughts on why companies do this:   Tremendous time savings Single …

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