November 21, 2019
Do You Need a Commercial Real Estate Agent?
Whether you’re starting a new business, moving to a new location, or expanding your existing business, you’ll likely have to dive into the world of commercial real estate. Commercial real estate is a broad term that encompasses everything that isn’t a single-family home. This includes office, retail, industrial, and multi-family spaces such as apartment complexes.
However, commercial space is more than just the building your business resides in. It also plays a key role in expressing who you are as a company. Finding the right space and the right location is critical to your company’s success. That’s where a commercial real estate agent comes in.
Why Work with an Agent?
A Helping Hand
Starting a business or transitioning to a new space can be stressful. Having an agent to represent you takes some of the responsibility off your shoulders and allows you to focus on your business. An agent can also ensure you’re asking the right questions, helping you make an informed decision.
Interpret the Lingo
What is a triple net lease? What does CAM stand for? What’s the difference between rentable and usable square feet? And what does a ‘Class B’ rating on an office mean? An agent can help you understand this lingo, saving you from frantically Googling terms or getting lost in the weeds.
Answering Key Questions
What location is best? Does the zoning code permit your intended use? Should you sublease any extra space? How negotiable is the price? From the finances to the legal requirements, commercial real estate can be a tricky world to navigate. An agent has the knowledge to answer these questions and help you decide what is best for you and the future of your company.
Establishing a relationship with a real estate agent could also be beneficial for your company down the road. If your business is expanding and you know you’ll need to upgrade to a larger space in the future, having a REALTOR® who is already familiar with your company and your growth plan can help make that transition go smoothly.
Why Work with Us
Finding the right space for your business is a daunting task. Whether you’re looking for an office, warehouse, retail space, multi-family investment property, or development land, our commercial real estate specialists can help guide you through the process.
Dedication and Experience
When you work with us, you get dedicated representation from an experienced agent. We have the knowledge necessary to answer your questions about the fine details while also helping you see the bigger picture. Having started Urban Acres in 2015, our agents know what it takes to build a company from scratch and will put that knowledge to work to set you up for success.
Tailoring the Search to You
Before we start searching, we spend time getting to know you and your business so we know exactly what you’re looking for. We take into account your business plan, business relationships, short-term and long-term goals, and your growth plan to tailor our search to your specific needs. Not sure what your needs are just yet? We can help you ask the right questions to narrow down your search and save valuable time.
With extensive knowledge of the area, we can help determine which location will be best for your business. As residents of the Corridor, we know where business is flourishing and enjoy working with people who want to invest in our community. We take pride in helping local businesses open or transition smoothly to a new location.
We’ll Go to Bat For You
Commercial real estate is a major investment and not a financial decision most people take lightly. From hashing out the terms of a build-out to leasing, buying, or selling a space, we’ll negotiate on your behalf to help you get the best price.
Our local network of resources means you don’t have to go it alone. From small business advisors to lenders, we know someone who can help you every step of the way.
We Have Acres of Commercial Listings
Our commercial listings run the gamut, from warehouses and offices to restaurants and downtown retail spaces. Whether you’re looking to develop land, invest, or lease a commercial space, we have something for you.