The "Standard" Form Lease

Most leases are long, complex documents with a great deal of information in small, fine print that is hard to read and time consuming. If you are a small commercial tenant , you will not want to automatically sign a Standard Form Lease without having it reviewed by a competent real estate attorney. Before signing…

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Request for proposal (RFP)

You now have a list of three Qualified Properties which have passed your screening process for: location, services and amenities, acceptable physical tour of the premises, positive feedback from existing tenants and acceptable history of the landlord. And you have received a copy of the Standard Form Lease agreement from each of the three landlords….

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San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s Outlook Conference keys in on San Antonio Growth Factors

The talk of the night during the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook Conference was all about growth. Although San Antonio certainly didn’t make it out of the national recession unscathed, it did put the city in a unique position to quickly recover. The Chamber of Commerce therefore determined areas of growth that are…

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Tenant Tips: Important Commercial Lease Terms to Consider

Many tenants of commercial properties are quite surprised to see such a detailed lease agreement, as commercial leases differ greatly from residential leases. It is therefore of the utmost importance that you thoroughly read and clearly understand the terms of your commercial lease. When examining your commercial lease agreement, pay close attention to the following…

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Landlord Tips: When to Release a Tenant from their Lease

Because the Dallas commercial real estate industry is still in a precarious situation, landlords may often wonder about releasing a tenant from their lease. After all, the question of whether they can fill that commercial space with another tenant is certainly in question, given the harsh state of the Dallas commercial real estate market. Consider…

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Austin Commercial Boom

The state of Texas is known for wide open spaces and big skies. The residents of Texas do not want to live anywhere else. Currently, many cities in Texas are experiencing an economic boom that is spreading to the job market and different industries, including real estate. There are hundreds of companies that are investing…

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