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Negotiating Commercial Real Estate

Thu 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Topic: Managing a Business

Are you ready to lease or even purchase commercial real estate for the first time? Or are you looking for more space for your growing business? If so, then this workshop is for you! Navigating the supply of office, retail or industrial space based on your current needs and future growth along with fully understanding all options is a big decision for any business. The terminology can be confusing and the contracts complicated. This workshop will show you how to find a space that fits your business, how to negotiate the best deal possible, ensure you know what's required and how to avoid potential pitfalls. It will save you time, money and hassle in leasing or buying commercial space.

Speaker(s): Mark Casey of Tenant Wisdom, LLC and Tom Metzger of Regency Centers

Co-Sponsor(s): City of Boulder

Speaker Bios: Mark Casey: With over 30 years of experience in the commercial and investment real estate field, Mark Casey has assisted a wide range of entrepreneurs, private and public companies, as well as non-profit organizations, in successfully leasing over 1-million square feet of commercial and industrial space. Mark began his real estate career with Trammell Crow Company as a leasing agent in Charlotte, NC. Currently, Mark heads-up Tenant Wisdom, LLC an independent commercial brokerage providing tenant representation to companies throughout Denver/Boulder. Companies he has assisted included Twisted Pine Brewing, Boulder Ice Cream, Data Network Group, Botanical Interests, Haystack Mountain Goat Cheese and The Aquaponics Source. Mark holds an MBA degree from the Colgate Darden School at the University of Virginia and a BS Degree from the University of Missouri. Tom Metzger: A seasoned commercial real estate investment and development professional with seventeen years of industry experience and thirty years overall. Tom works for Regency Centers, a publicly-traded Real Estate Investment Trust. He manages development and construction projects for Regency's new and existing neighborhood retail shopping center properties. In Boulder, Regency owns Crossroads Commons (Whole Foods) at 28th and Pearl as well as Arapahoe Village (Safeway) at 28th and Arapahoe. Tom has personal investments in commercial real estate and he has led and participated in investments as a principal, manager and partner. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he studied engineering and played Division 1 football. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA.) The support given by the SBA through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, products or services. The Colorado SBDC is a partnership between the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the SBA, Colorado's institutions of higher education and local development organizations.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 303-442-1475


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