2015 Industrial Construction is concentrated

by Jodi Summers With demand again projected to outpace supply, 2015 is look like another strong year for the U.S. industrial market. Declining availability and rising rents are expected to push rents up 4%-5% during this year, notes the CBRE 2015 U.S. Industrial Outlook. Increased rents coincide with the rise of U.S. manufacturing > production […]

Urban Oilfield

by Jodi Summers The Inglewood Oil Fields, are part of the Southern California fabric. Oil has been part of the local color as far back as 1543, when Native Southern Californians used tar for decorating and to waterproof canes and baskets. During the Gold Rush years prior to statehood, travelers moving along a popular route […]

by Jodi Summers Murals, sculptures and landscaping are all ways for a neighborhood to forge a collective identity, stimulate learning, instill a sense of pride and invites business. Thank you to the grass roots movement, Beautify Lincoln. Since 2012, this team of volunteer artists have painted murals on more than 20 storefronts on Lincoln Blvd […]

fish changing bowls

by Yasir Billoo Business leases (also known as commercial leases) are increasing in complexity and length, with the potential for many pitfalls if the reviewer is not careful. Here are some of the most important considerations for potential tenants of all commercial leases: Personal Guaranty Landlords often require one or more personal guaranty of the […]

capital expeditures

by Jodi Summers Capital Expenditures and Operating Expenditures are accounted differently. Capital Expenditures are one-shot improvements that are recouped over time. Routine Repairs is regular maintenance done to a property, which are paid for out of the annual operating expenditures budget. Let’s look at each in more details… CAPITAL EXPENDITURES Capital Expenditures are generally defined […]

doing it at work

by Jodi Summers Looking to add technology to your workplace? Tech products come in a huge range of options, from elaborate systems to simple additions one could purchase at Lowe’s, Home Depot, or the Apple Store for a few hundred dollars. What to get? First, choose a budget, then choose the most important features. Keep […]