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Why Social Media Is Critical for Your Business Marketing Strategy

Updated on December 12, 2023 There is no denying the prevalence of social media in the digital age. Businesses are constantly finding new ways to utilize the various platforms to help drive revenue. Most owners recognize the power of social media but are still hesitant to invest in their business’s ...

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What is a Letter of Intent For a Lease?

When prospective commercial Tenants are looking to lease space, there are many questions to answer and unknowns to contemplate. How much space is needed? How many offices, workstations, and conference rooms are desirable? What is the monthly rent? When will it be ready and how long will this space ...

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The Basic Steps of the Tenant Improvement Process

Tenant and property owner relations can be a bit tricky at times. There are so many aspects of a lease for both parties to acknowledge and understanding your lease details isn't always easy.

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The Importance of a Commercial Property Manager in Real Estate

You are leasing space in a commercial building alongside various other businesses. The property is beautifully maintained. The exterior is clean. The landscaping is neat. The building is filled with businesses that get along. Any broken fixtures are repaired quickly. All of this is thanks to the ...

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What Is the Kenwood Community?

Published 2020. Updated October 12, 2023. If you've read much on our website or blog or talked to any of our team members, you've probably seen the term "Kenwood Community," but what do we mean by that? Our approach to owning and managing multi-tenant properties is a little different than you might ...

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5 Steps to Prepare for Signing a Commercial Lease Agreement

Published June 12, 2019. Updated September 21, 2023. Understanding the mechanics of commercial leases is very important to managing business risks. Business owners must always read the fine print, understand what they're committing to, and plan their exit strategy well in advance. That said, it's ...

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Prospective Commercial Tenants: Why Reviewing Financials Is Necessary

Published January 23, 2020. Updated September 14, 2023. Prospective tenants often question why a landlord or our commercial property management team wants to review their financial situation when considering leasing business space in one of our properties. Business owners sometimes feel offended ...

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All About Common Area Maintenance Expenses and Commercial Leases

Published May 19, 2021. Updated September 7, 2023. As a tenant, you have most likely discovered that common area maintenance expenses (CAM) are often one component of the total monthly rent for your commercial space. However, many tenants simply pay the amounts billed on their monthly statement ...

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Commercial Tenant Improvements — From Design to Completion

Published April 13, 2020. Updated August 31, 2023. When the day finally arrives, and you are ready to sign a lease agreement with your landlord, you feel excited to begin a new chapter for your business. Negotiations went well, you are comfortable with the lease terms, and you are ready to ...

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The Go-Giver Laws: Do You Have a Go-Giver Culture?

Published January 18, 2021. Updated August 24, 2023. We've all got a TBR (to be read) pile, but what about a TBRA (to be read AGAIN) pile? Here at Kenwood Management, there's a copy of Bob Burg's book The Go-Giver on all of our bookshelves, and we end up reading it again . . . and again. Want to ...

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