Wexford- a Development Area Worth Its Weight in Gold

Wexford: a Development Area Worth Its Weight in Gold

  Money magazine recently named Wexford, PA the 28th best place to live in the United States—an opinion that current residents and business owners in the area already know. Since 2000, the population in Wexford has risen almost 14% and counting. What has followed has been a significant economic boom that is showing no signs

How to Determine if Shared Office Space is Right for You

How to Determine if Shared Office Space is Right for You

  Small companies and startups face an important challenge as they grow. When and how to move up and move out of a home office environment and into a professional office space. Leasing a building is extremely expensive, and the up-front costs alone can be a deterrent for many companies. The solution lies somewhere in

Shared Office Spaces in the Pittsburgh Area to Check Out

Shared Office Spaces in the Pittsburgh Area to Check Out

When you’re growing a small business, expenses and overhead can create a serious drain on your profits. Many small companies are forced to work out of a home, cobbling together meeting time and collaboration at local coffee shops, restaurants, or rented conference rooms. The good news? There is a solution that can save small companies

5 Reasons Shared Office Communities Kick Start Businesses

5 Reasons Shared Office Communities Kick Start Businesses

  Many small businesses get their start in the CEO’s living room, basement or garage. Eventually, however, the company will need to move into a designated office space. Taking this step can be intimidating. Commercial real estate is a complicated venture, and if you are bootstrapping your business, you may be priced out of your

Why Real Estate Brokers Are Better Than Search Engines

Why Real Estate Brokers Are Better Than Search Engines

  These days you can do almost everything online. Banking, shopping, vacation planning, dating and even medical services can be accessed from your desktop computer or mobile device. Even real estate is accessible online, which can leave many business owners wondering why they need a broker to help them locate commercial real estate (CRE). While

3 Office Space Hacks for Your Business

3 Office Space Hacks for Your Business

  Rapid growth is a problem that most companies would love to have, but it is a problem none the less. Hiring new team members can quickly create a space issue. Where will employees sit? How will resources be allocated? It is important to have a plan for rapid growth to ensure that your team

Is Changing Offices Worth the Hassle?

Is Changing Offices Worth the Hassle?

  Your company is growing and profits are strong. You’re hiring new employees and you’ve come to the realization that it is probably time to change offices and move to a bigger space with room for future growth. You settle in to start looking for a new space and it hits you: leasing office space

5 Ways to Maximize an Office Tour

5 Ways to Maximize an Office Tour

Finding new office space in Western Pennsylvania can be an exciting prospect – but it can also be complicated and extremely stressful. When you’re looking for new space, especially if you run a new business, it can be difficult to know how to choose just the right commercial real estate. If you’re ready to start

Diagnosing Your Office Needs- A Guided Survey

Diagnosing Your Office Needs: A Guided Survey

  There are many reasons why a business seeks out new space: The business may be new The company may be opening a second location The business may have outgrown its existing space Rent may have risen beyond a reasonable rate. Determining the size, type and location of a new office space can be daunting,

Commercial Real Estate 101- Defining CRE

Commercial Real Estate 101: Defining CRE

  “Commercial real estate” (CRE) is defined as any property that is used for business purposes. When you think CRE, think office parks, malls, restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores, doctor’s offices, warehouses, factories and even skyscrapers. Typically, the businesses that occupy space in those buildings lease that space from an investor who owns the building