Some owners question the need to invest in tenant retention when it’s a landlords’ market. But at some point the market will change – it always does – and when it does, if you haven’t invested in your building, you will suffer a double-whammy: you’ll need to upgrade to attract new tenants, and you’ll have less money to do it with due to an increased vacancy rate. Even with an older building, creative thinking and a 7-year plan can keep you competitive…

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In this market, when all buildings are being closely scrutinized by insurers at renewal time, it’s more important than ever to improve your building’s risk profile to negotiate the best available terms. We break down some of the reasons behind the high cost of premiums, and give you some pointers on how to improve your rating.

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Not every property manager has the same skills and training – and many landlords don’t know this. If you’re not getting the results you need from your property management company, it may be because the property manager they’ve assigned to your building doesn’t have the right skill set to optimize your asset…

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Transpacific was featured in a January 2021 article in Western Investor that explains what a commercial property manager can, and should, be doing for you… “Top Benefits of hiring a commercial property manager: They approach your company with a business mindset – driving assets and revenues They offer unbiased leasing advice Property managers provide an …

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Small and medium-size businesses are working hard to serve their clients in new ways, take care of their staff, keep the lights on, and figure out government programs – without the benefit of large leadership teams or deep pockets. The extra pressure to “be more” and “do more” from marketers, government agencies and thought leaders can feel like one more stress.

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Over the years, I’ve come to see that it’s not just talent or qualifications that make the ideal employee – it’s their habits, attitude, and work ethic that can make the difference between someone I hire and promote, and someone who will not succeed at the job.

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Stress is inevitable, but how you handle it, is not. Years ago, I took the advice I received during a skiing lesson and applied it to my life. Now, when I start to feel stressed, I adjust my stance…

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