How to cut real estate costs beyond rent
Aug09

How to cut real estate costs beyond rent

Real estate is often one of the largest expenses for any company. When looking for a new office space, there are multiple factors to consider: location, layout, amenities, rental rate, lease flexibility, and more. It can be an overwhelming process, and it’s easy for companies to compare options by the most basic factor: the rental rate. Comparing rental rates give tenants an easy way to evaluate cost and savings—but there’s an even...

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JLL predicts growth in local technology real estate
Jul14

JLL predicts growth in local technology real estate

It’s no secret that the Phoenix metro area is a budding region for the tech industry. In May, Phoenix was named by PCMag as one of “14 high-tech cities you’ll want to call home.” Ask anyone who’s a longtime resident, and they will tell you how much things have changed here over the years. Tech companies have been opening branches and getting their start, in downtown Phoenix as well as in surrounding towns like Tempe, Mesa, and...

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Phoenix real estate service revolutionizes home buying and upkeep, targets millennials
May17

Phoenix real estate service revolutionizes home buying and upkeep, targets millennials

  It’s a wonder the home-buying process hasn’t changed with the rest of the world. We can search for properties within a specific zip code on websites like Zillow and Trulia, but the actual means to buying a home are severely outdated. And for a generation like the millennials, who are used to implementing tech to smooth out the bumps, the process can be particularly tedious. Justin Lesko and his wife, Dimple Patel, co-founded...

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Three ways to utilize labor demographics to determine your ideal office location
Apr03

Three ways to utilize labor demographics to determine your ideal office location

Tempe and Scottsdale are known as Phoenix’s “traditional” tech hubs in the Valley due to their live, work, and play environments. But the rise of downtown Phoenix as a viable alternative for technology companies continues to grow. More housing and retail options have improved the vibrancy of the area, attracting more people to the downtown area. But the question remains: How do you choose which submarket is right for your office...

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10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move
Dec19

10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move

Maybe you’re happy where you are and have a good relationship with your landlord. Or perhaps you consider yourself a good negotiator. Should you still use a broker? Yes. The “golden rule” of real estate negotiation is:  Time + Options = Leverage. Unless you have unlimited time and a knowledge of all opportunities in the market, you’re likely to leave money and flexibility on the table. In order to maximize your time and money, here...

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