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Top 10 Tenant Mistakes

Top 10 most common mistakes made
by office tenants

Avoid these common blunders in your office leasing process

  • Beginning the negotiation of a renewal or new lease too late.
  • Lacking clearly defined business or real estate objectives.
  • Focusing exclusively on financial costs.
  • Failing to appoint a project leader as the internal single point of contact.
  • Making inaccurate estimations of the company's space requirements.
  • Failing to leave enough time at the end of the lease to fulfill "make good" obligations.
  • Acting too slowly once a decision is made and consequently missing out on opportunities.
  • Agreeing to terms prior to obtaining a space planning perspective.
  • Failing to allow for expansion space.
  • Lacking the knowledge of future opportunities; often, the best deals are secured well in advance of space becoming available.
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Office Leasing Guide

This step-by-step office leasing guide has been assembled to reflect Colliers International's knowledge of the leasing process....