Home again: America’s reshoring initiative is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S.

By James A. Schnur, CCIM
President and Managing Broker
Integrated Real Estate Solutions

For decades, American manufacturers were sending their production overseas, with all the jobs and revenue that went with it, like the cost to maintain factories. Meanwhile, unemployment increased here, along with vacancies of production facilities. Continue reading “Home again: America’s reshoring initiative is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S.”

The corporate relocation decision: Fiscal factor

By James A. Schnur, CCIM
President and Managing Broker
Integrated Real Estate Solutions

Choosing the next location for your business takes many considerations into account. In the previous two articles in this series, I looked at the human factor —size and availability of the labor pool and quality of life issues—and the influence of an area’s infrastructure of transportation accessibility, technology, and economic development support. Continue reading “The corporate relocation decision: Fiscal factor”

The corporate relocation decision: Consider the human factor

By James A. Schnur, CCIM
President and Managing Broker
Integrated Real Estate Solutions

Companies relocate for many reasons. They’re expanding and need the space, or seek closer proximity or easier access to their suppliers and customers. The goal could be to cut overhead costs—short- and/or long-term. The company might be in need of more resources than the current location readily provides. Continue reading “The corporate relocation decision: Consider the human factor”

The Benefits of Using a Tenant Representative Broker for your Business Relocation or Lease Renewal.

By James A. Schnur, CCIM
President and Managing Broker
Integrated Real Estate Solutions

The process of finding and leasing the right space for your business presents a variety of complex challenges. Understanding your options for managing costs, enhancing the property, and ensuring the property is going to meet both your present and future needs is the job of a commercial real estate tenant representative. Continue reading “The Benefits of Using a Tenant Representative Broker for your Business Relocation or Lease Renewal.”

Real Estate Dilemma – To Lease or to Buy? When That Is the Question

Unlike Hamlet, you don’t have go mad trying to find the answer. But you do have to begin with the end in mind.

By Jim Schnur, CCIM
President and Managing Broker
Integrated Real Estate Solutions

Poor Hamlet struggled with “to be or not to be?” and seemed to drive himself crazy. Fortunately, “lease or buy” isn’t quite that challenging, but business owners too often struggle more than they have to. Seeing the decision as part of a company’s broader business strategy, as we do, can help. Continue reading “Real Estate Dilemma – To Lease or to Buy? When That Is the Question”