3 Critical Considerations Before You Renew Your Industrial Lease0

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miller-industria-properties-warehouse-classificationsSigning a lease on an apartment may help entrepreneurs feel prepared for the industrial lease process, but the experiences are vastly different. And because a bad lease is like a slow leak – in the sense that it may be minor at first, but over time, it’s going to cause big problems – anyone considering industrial space would be well served by not forging ahead alone. That’s true whether you’re considering your first lease or your second, which actually tends to be the one that makes or breaks a business. A lease is a binding legal contract, so ask yourself whether you truly have the experience and knowledge to be completely clear on everything it entails. Whether or not you decide to find someone to guide you during this process – and we strongly recommend you do – here are three critical considerations before you renew your industrial lease.Read more →

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Partnering with an Industrial Agent? Here’s What to Ask First0

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miller-industrial-properties-northern-nevada-industrial-subleaseIf you’ve navigated an industrial real estate search before or you’re diving in for the first time, one thing is true – you’re going to have questions. But your first set of questions should be posed to the potential industrial real estate agents with whom you’re considering partnering. One of the biggest decisions in your industrial real estate journey – and there will be many – is the agent you ultimately trust to meet your needs. You can make the best choice possible with the right information, so here’s what to ask of anyone offering his services to you. … Read more →

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Industrial Real Estate Q&A: Understanding the Differences Between Leasing and Renting1

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real-estate-101Like any industry, industrial real estate has its own terminology. We often get questions about all aspects of industrial real estate, and the difference between leasing and renting is one of them. Here’s what to understand about the differences between leasing and renting.Read more →

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The Best Way to Navigate the Tenant-Landlord Relationship0

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targetThe relationship between a landlord and a tenant is a constantly moving target. After all, each side needs the other. So when does the relationship favor one or other – or neither side? That’s directly related to market conditions and lease terms and market conditions, which means it’s entirely variable. When it comes to the tenant-landlord relationship, here’s the best way to navigate.Read more →

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Navigating the Landlord-Tenant Relationship – Tips from Miller Industrial0

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miller-industrial-properties-navigating-landlord-tenant-relationshipIn the landlord-tenant relationship, there are needs. Both sides need the other, and both sides also serve the needs of the other. The power imbalance – those times when the relationship favors one, the other, or neither – are tied to things like lease terms and market conditions, and so may fluctuate as the market evolves. Whether or not you recognize it as the tenant, your relationship with your landlord (that is, the value your lease brings your landlord) is a moving target. Here are a few suggestions from Miller Industrial Properties when it comes to navigating the landlord-tenant relationship.Read more →

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The Value of Agency for the Industrial Real Estate Tenant0

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industrial-real-estate-agent-miller-industrial-properties-renoWhen we’re referring to a tenant/landlord relationship, we understand that an agent represents one or the other of these parties. But for the purposes of this post, we aren’t defining “agency” as the agent’s brokerage company. Instead, we’re using agency to refer to the duties, obligations and actions of the agent to either the tenant or the landlord. It’s a subtle difference, but it has a profound impact on the entire transaction. It’s critical that an industrial real estate tenant understands how.Read more →

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Pros & Cons of Using an Industrial Real Estate Agent in Northern Nevada0

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northern-nevadaIt’s understandable that someone looking to buy or lease industrial real estate thinks they can save some money through a bit of hard work and perseverance. But what are you really saving – and what are you really giving up – when you try to navigate your own industrial real estate transaction? Here are the pros and cons of using an industrial real estate agent here in northern Nevada. … Read more →

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Franchise or Local Firm – What’s Better for Your Industrial Real Estate Representation?0

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webEvery industry has its share of franchises, and industrial real estate is no exception. National franchised branches can be found in all kinds of markets, including here in Reno-Sparks and northern Nevada. There are also locally owned and operated industrial real estate firms in these markets. That poses a question to those in need of an agent. What will better serve your needs? Is the franchise or local firm better for your industrial real estate representation? … Read more →

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The Rookie Mistake Everyone Makes on Industrial Property Tours0

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When it comes to leasing or buying industrial real estate, the property tour is a critical part of the process. It doesn’t matter how perfect a facility looks on paper – a walk-through can make or break a potential property’s chances of making it to the short list. A property tour is routine, yet lessees and buyers make the same rookie mistake again and again – no matter how much experience they have in the industrial leasing or buying process. … Read more →

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Negotiate Your Own Warehouse Lease0

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arrowIf you’re in need of a warehouse space, it may seem easier and less costly to handle matters yourself. After all, you can look online to narrow your options, then drive around town to check out suitable properties. You’re fully capable of contacting the agent on the sign of that vacant warehouse, and you can handle negotiating your own terms. Right? Not so fast. … Read more →

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