From Marketing Manager to Industrial Real Estate Agent0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

beki-dobson-industrial-agent-miller-industrial-properties-renoAs the sales and marketing manager of Miller Industrial Properties in Reno, Beki Dobson develops, implements and distributes all marketing efforts for the firm’s commercial and industrial properties, in addition to managing its vast database of inventory and filling vacancies and renewing leases on the property management side. Now, she’s rounding out her duties as MIP’s newest industrial real estate agent.Read more →

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Tips for Avoiding Tenant Risk in Northern Nevada Industrial Real Estate0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

miller-industrial-properties-northern-nevada-tenant-riskWould you classify industrial real estate transactions as win/lose scenarios? It seems like an obvious call. After all, either the tenant or the landlord will leave the negotiating table feeling like they had the upper hand. Actually, it’s that scenario that can set up the biggest risk an industrial real estate tenant can take. The riskiest proposition for any tenant is always the same – entering any phase of the lease transaction without sufficient representation.Read more →

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How Data & Experience Set Industrial Agents Apart0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

miller-industrial-properties-first-step-leasing-buying-industrial-propertyThe process of buying and leasing industrial real estate here in northern Nevada, or anywhere, is complex. That’s true for anyone, although those with years of experience have a natural leg up on the rest. In this landlord-favored market of northern Nevada, there are additional challenges – limited properties, high rents, long lease terms, few landlord or seller concessions, an excess of buyers, and more – that mean finding a good agent is critical. Here’s how data and experience set industrial agents apart.Read more →

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Measuring the Industrial Agent’s Worth0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

miller-industrial-properties-navigating-landlord-tenant-relationshipHow can you measure the real worth of your industrial real estate agent? Try this simple test – think of three things your agent has done for you beyond putting his sign on your property. If you’re stumped, take that as an enormous red flag. An experienced industrial real estate agent offers tremendous value to his or her clients, all of which make the fees worth the cost.Read more →

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A Guide to Tenant Improvements for the Industrial Client0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

tenant-improvementIt is a rare occasion that a tenant will find a large industrial property that works for them in “as-is” condition. Most long-term industrial leases include what we refer to as tenant improvements, or TI’s. If you’re in need of an industrial facility, bookmark this page for future reference. … Read more →

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An Update on Fixed Cost Operating Budgets in Northern Nevada0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

miller-industrial-properties-for-lease-sale-northern-nevadaIn the month of May this year alone, I spent hours touring commercial properties with firms that have been shocked with their lease renewal offers. In some cases, renewal offers have increased rents by 25 to 30 percent – and this is on top of annual rent increases of three percent during the prior term of the lease. Certainly, this type of unplanned expense can create havoc with a company’s fixed costs projections and negatively impact profitability. Let’s look into how this can happen and how you can help protect yourself from it happening to you. … Read more →

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Three Reasons to Avoid the DIY Approach to Industrial Real Estate0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

dont-diyThink about all the times you made a bad decision. You can probably chalk them up to inexperience or a lack of specific knowledge. If you had the guidance of something skilled and knowledgeable, might the outcome of those experiences been different? Probably so. The truth is, we’re not all experts in everything, and there are times when our smartest move is consulting someone who is. Almost always, buying or leasing industrial real estate falls into that category. Here are three reasons to avoid the DIY approach to industrial real estate.Read more →

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The Mistake Everyone Makes When They Lease an Industrial Property0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

miller-industrial-properties-navigating-landlord-tenant-relationshipPeople learn by making mistakes, and the smartest among us learn from the mistakes of others. Once, I was asked about the biggest mistakes people make when they lease an industrial property. In all the years I’ve spent designing, building, leasing, and selling industrial real estate, this is by far the best question I’ve ever been asked. And the answer, surprisingly enough, is very simple. … Read more →

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Industrial Building Classifications Explained0

Posted by Ali Forma

miller-industria-properties-warehouse-classificationsIf you are in the process of leasing or buying an industrial building or space, you may hear agents or property managers referring to building classifications. It is important to understand these classifications when discussing budget, criteria and use. Class A buildings sound amazing, but you probably won’t need one if you’re a start-up machine shop. And, conversely, Class C buildings are more affordable, but if you need to set up a laboratory or clean room, you’ll likely have to pass. Here is a quick explanation of the three main classifications.
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What’s Smarter – Buying or Leasing Industrial Space in Northern Nevada?0

Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM

miller-industrial-properties-buy-or-lease-industrial-real-estateDetermining whether renting or leasing industrial space in northern Nevada is the smarter move for your business depends on a number of factors. The easiest way to make the right decision is with an in-depth analysis conducted by a real estate professional who will deliver the results in a clear and organized report. But understanding the advantages and disadvantages to the process of both buying and leasing in northern Nevada is a step in the right direction.Read more →

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