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Article and White Papers

Effective corporate real estate management uses leverage to maximize value.

Where the US Economy is headed in 2011

Partnering plus integrated workplace management technology creates value

Understanding the Value of a Seasoned Broker

3 Things You Can Do Right Now to Reduce Facility Costs

Case Studies

Spectrum Brands, a $2 billion global consumer maker of batteries, lawn and garden, specialty pet, and shaving and personal grooming products.

Norrell (now Spherion), a $2 Billion recruiting and staffing company that provides temporary, temp-to-hire, direct-hire, and professional and executive recruitment services.

Manheim Auto Auctions, an automotive auction division of Cox Enterprises Inc. Manheim operates 130 auto auction facilities worldwide and is the world’s largest provider of vehicle remarketing services.

HTE, Inc. (a unit of Sungard Data Systems), a developer and marketer of enterprise management, Internet and wireless software for public sector organizations and government entities.

Rayovac Corporation (Spectrum Brands), a global consumer products company with a portfolio of diverse products, including batteries, lawn and garden, specialty pet supplies and shaving and grooming.

Podcasts

Learn how to determine if a real estate firm is a good fit for your company

Learn how to root out invisible real estate costs lurking in your portfolio.

Smart Words

Your company could save thousands, maybe millions, of dollars by understanding the usage of each leased facility.
“The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.” – William Ralph Inge, English Author
When renewing your lease, establish a new base year for common area operating expenses (CAM) and real estate tax recoveries.
Save time and money by hiring specialists to periodically audit your leases.
Carefully review the turnover condition of space you are about to occupy (or return to your landlord) to avoid hidden costs and latent problems.