New Rules for a New School Year

As the new school year begins for 2011, here are a few new commercial real estate rules to help guide you through the year. Let’s call this lesson, “Commercial Real Estate 101.”

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Donald Teel is a Senior Associate and Principal with Arizona Commercial, an Arizona commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm, headquartered in Prescott, Arizona. Need more information? Please call 1-877-777-9100 or, if you prefer, you may email Donald Teel

Marcus & Millichap Market Udate

Here is an opportunity to update your market knowledge via a recent online webcast sponsored by Marcus & Millichap, entitled “2010 Office and Industrial Market Outlook and Investment Strategies Webcast.”

The information provided here is better than the far-reaching and biased reports I have read, while giving some real signals as to where the commercial property and capital markets are headed.

Click the image below to be taken to the pre-recorded webcast.

This presentation is Copyright © 2010, Marcus & Millichap and is used for educational and editorial purposes.


Donald Teel is a Senior Associate and Principal with Arizona Commercial, an Arizona commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm, headquartered in Prescott, Arizona. Need more information? Please call 1-877-777-9100 or, if you prefer, you may email Donald Teel

Another Very Simple Leasing Tip

After a few years in the business, things start looking the same. Property ads read the same…photos seem similar…on and on it goes. Of late, owners have been looking for ways to make their property stand out from the crowd as unique. Here’s another very simple leasing tip for owners of just about any size property of any variety.


Donald Teel is a Senior Associate with Arizona Commercial, an Arizona commercial brokerage and property management firm. Need more information? Please call 1-877-777-9100 or, if you prefer, you may email Donald Teel

Terminatio Simulatio Velociter

richard_boone_Paladin - 175My first Broker, the Del Webb Corporation, was big on fast failure. The principle and skill of what I now call Terminatio Simulatio Velociter was drilled into the head of each fledgling Sales Counselor whose job it was to meet, greet and qualify prospects who visited the Sales Pavilion in Sun City West.

Now, some nearly 25 years hence, I truly do recognize the importance of “sorting” and the notion of elimination has become more and more a part of representing my commercial real estate clients effectively.

Of late, and driven by market conditions, there has emerged a new brand of bottom-feeding. It’s a concept I call “LOI Shopping” or, maybe “Networking the Deal” for better terms.

There is no doubt in my mind that this carp-like behavior among prospective tenants is a product of too much inventory and the desire of often marginal tenants to continue their vain attempts to shrink or even collapse the pricing envelope.
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