Author Archives: Kevin Blacquiere

Part 5

My Lease is Keeping Me from Purchasing or Building New Construction

Dispelling Commercial Real Estate Myths

If your business or practice is thriving, then it’s exciting to think about what’s next.  What future growth will come?  What innovations will you adopt? And what kind of...
Read More
Part 2

Base Year, Expense Stop and Annual Escalations

Commercial Real Estate Leases and Clauses

Commercial real estate leases and clauses have many unique sub-points to them.  Understanding these concepts will better prepare you to navigate your next commercial real estate transaction, whether that...
Read More
Part 1

What Does ‘NNN Lease / Triple Net Lease’ Mean?

Commercial Real Estate Leases and Clauses

There are many forms of commercial real estate leases, due to the fact that there is not a universal lease template or standard at any state or national level. ...
Read More
Part 3

What Does ‘Warm Vanilla Shell’ Mean?

Commercial Real Estate Terminology

Commercial real estate terminology is vast and many times confusing.  Understanding terms and concepts is key to successfully evaluating options and making the right decision for your practice.  ‘Warm...
Read More
Part 2

What Does ‘Cold Grey Shell’ Mean?

Commercial Real Estate Terminology

There is no shortage of interesting terminology in Commercial Real Estate that many who are unfamiliar with the industry do not properly understand. One specific area of interest is...
Read More
Part 1

Understanding the Difference Between Usable and Rentable Square Footage

Commercial Real Estate Terminology

A monumental decision for your practice is choosing where it will be located and how much space you need.  As you consider your top property options, you will encounter...
Read More
Part 3

Location Factors – Anchor Tenants and Complimentary Practices

Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals

The next property consideration we are going to discuss is the impact of what are commonly referred to as Anchor Tenants and also, complimentary healthcare providers. This is an...
Read More
Part 2

Exterior – Parking, Visibility and Accessibility

Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals

The next commercial real estate fundamental to consider related to your practice are the exterior factors and how they can influence your decision. Understanding how parking, visibility and accessibility...
Read More
Part 1

Interior – Square footage

Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals

For most healthcare practices, real estate is the second highest expense behind payroll. The difference between a properly or poorly negotiated transaction can benefit or cost a practice tens...
Read More

4 Types of Commercial Real Estate Properties to Consider for Your Healthcare Practice: Office vs Retail vs MOB vs Hospital Campus

There are four main types of commercial real estate properties that best fit the needs and requirements of healthcare professionals: office buildings, retail space / shopping centers, medical office...
Read More