Aranas Pass Light Station

Did You Know: Aransas Pass Light Station

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Aransas Pass Light Station The Aransas Pass Light Station is tucked Read more about Did You Know: Aransas Pass Light Station[…]

Did You Know: Titanic Memorial Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Titanic Memorial Lighthouse One of the more unusual lighthouses in the Read more about Did You Know: Titanic Memorial Lighthouse[…]

Projects

The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Projects of 2017

The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Projects of 2017 The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Projects of 2017 in the Madison, WI area are highlighted below. Madison’s commercial real estate market is enjoying an extended period of growth and this year was no exception. As a result, cranes are in the air everywhere.  Businesses large and small Read more about The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Projects of 2017[…]

Madison WI Area CRE Leases

Madison WI Area CRE Leases: November 2017 Roundup

Madison WI Area CRE Leases Commercial leasing activity continues to remain very strong in the greater Madison, WI real estate market.  Retail, office, and industrial properties continue to lease up relatively quickly.  We are seeing strong activity from national, regional, and local businesses needing more space or relocating for more ideal locations.  Below, we highlight Read more about Madison WI Area CRE Leases: November 2017 Roundup[…]

Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse

Did You Know: Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse The cast-iron Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse was built in Read more about Did You Know: Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse[…]

Planning an Office Move

Planning an Office Move – The Big Recap

Planning an Office Move – The Big Recap Planning an office move is a big deal, especially if you have many employees and a large amount of space. We have spent the better part of the year putting together really in depth articles to help you master this process.  Our Lease Timeline Checklist was designed Read more about Planning an Office Move – The Big Recap[…]

Construction

Planning an Office Move: The Final Phase

You are in the final phase of your office move — the construction phase. Savor that for a moment — the final phase. However, as you may have guessed, you still can’t sit back and relax and let all your last projects take care of themselves. This is when the actual construction is occurring, which Read more about Planning an Office Move: The Final Phase[…]

Chicago Harbor Lighthouse

Did You Know: Chicago Harbor Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Chicago Harbor Lighthouse The Chicago Harbor Light lights the confluence of Read more about Did You Know: Chicago Harbor Lighthouse[…]

Costs

Planning an office move: Begin Required Construction

Your Office Move is Entering the Construction Phase You’ve made it to Weeks 11-17 of your office move. Your plans are in place, your permits have been granted — now it’s time to begin construction. For this part of the process, you’ll need to keep a close eye on your bank account. Costs of labor Read more about Planning an office move: Begin Required Construction[…]

B Lux After

Master the Commercial Construction Process

What are the Key Steps in the Commercial Construction Process? Are you a business owner or developer looking to hire a commercial construction company? This month, we turn to commercial construction expert Scott Treuhl to offer insights into this sometimes challenging process. As commercial brokers we have seen plenty of budget and planning disasters in Read more about Master the Commercial Construction Process[…]

Ladies Delight Lighthouse

Did You Know: Ladies Delight Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Ladies Delight Lighthouse The only active inland lighthouse in Maine is Read more about Did You Know: Ladies Delight Lighthouse[…]

CRE Expert John Seamon

CRE Expert — The Municipal Approval Process

Every month we feature a CRE Expert who answers some questions about topics related to commercial real estate. This month CRE Expert John Seamon, director of design strategy at Iconica, discusses the municipal approval process. To receive more information on CRE Advisory Services, please connect with Lighthouse CRE. CRE Expert John Seamon Discusses the Municipal Approval Read more about CRE Expert — The Municipal Approval Process[…]

construction

How will Hurricanes Harvey and Irma affect local construction industry?

In the past month, two major hurricanes blew across the southern U.S. These storms brought damaging floods and wind. As a result, many homes and businesses were destroyed, and the final cost of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t be known for months. The costs will total many billions of dollars in Texas and Florida alone. Read more about How will Hurricanes Harvey and Irma affect local construction industry?[…]

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Did You Know: Heceta Head Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Heceta Head Lighthouse Heceta Head Lighthouse in Yachats, Oregon, has shone Read more about Did You Know: Heceta Head Lighthouse[…]

Applying for Permits

Planning an Office Move: Applying for Permits

Applying for Permits Your office move is still on track and you’ve arrived at Week 11. This is when you need to start applying for your business permits. Nearly all businesses need some sort of permit. However, the permits you need vary by state and municipality, so it is essential that you do your homework. Read more about Planning an Office Move: Applying for Permits[…]

Sandy Hook Lighthouse Featured

Did You Know: Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories.   Sandy Hook Lighthouse The oldest operating lighthouse in the United Read more about Did You Know: Sandy Hook Lighthouse[…]

Today is the Best Day of Your Life

Today is the best day of your life I will get to why today is the best day of your life in a moment.  But first I have some questions. How many times a day do you find yourself saying to someone, “How’s it going?” How many times does someone say this to you? Perhaps Read more about Today is the Best Day of Your Life[…]

Check Your Plans

Planning an Office Move: Double-, Triple-, Quadruple-Check Your Plans

Check Your Plans Time to check your plans, it’s Week 13. Assuming your landlord green-lighted the plans for your new space that you submitted in Week 9, your project is about to start barreling toward the finish line. Rather than wait for something to go wrong, this is the week to pause and check your Read more about Planning an Office Move: Double-, Triple-, Quadruple-Check Your Plans[…]

Five Finger Islands Light

Did You Know: Five Finger Islands Light

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Five Finger Islands Light The Five Finger Islands Light in Frederick Read more about Did You Know: Five Finger Islands Light[…]

CRE Expert Chad Eschler

CRE Expert – The Construction Process

Every month we feature an industry expert who answers some questions about topics related to commercial real estate. This month, Chad Eschler, Business Development, JH Findorff & Son Inc., provides great insights into the construction process. Hopefully after reading this article you will be as excited about the construction process as you were when you Read more about CRE Expert – The Construction Process[…]

Submitting Plans

Planning an Office Move: Submitting Plans to Your Landlord

You’ve now made it to Week 9 in the process of moving your office. Phew! It’s been a lot of hard work so far — and there’s more hard work ahead. But for now, we’ll concentrate on Week 9. This is the week you should submit your tenant improvement plans to your landlord. By this Read more about Planning an Office Move: Submitting Plans to Your Landlord[…]

Grays Harbor Lighthouse

Did You Know: Grays Harbor Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Grays Harbor Lighthouse The 107-foot Grays Harbor Lighthouse in Westport, Wash., Read more about Did You Know: Grays Harbor Lighthouse[…]

Letter of Intent

Master your commercial real estate negotiations with a Letter of Intent

Winning Negotiations with a Letter of Intent (LOI) Once you have toured various properties and narrowed your search down a bit, it is time to make some proposals on the lease of space for your business.  In commercial real estate, we typically refer to these proposals as a Letter of Intent, or LOI, for short. Read more about Master your commercial real estate negotiations with a Letter of Intent[…]

Effective Communication

Effective communication in real estate

Effective communication is vital in everyday life, but when you’re negotiating commercial real estate transactions, it’s especially important. You’ll mostly likely have lots of questions when creating a proposal and negotiating the deal. You’ll want to be sure to get answers to all of them and you’ll want to make sure you get them in Read more about Effective communication in real estate[…]

Rock of Ages Lighthouse

Did You Know: Rock of Ages Lighthouse

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Every month, Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate features a lighthouse. These lighthouses have guided many a captain safely to port. These magnificent beacons and their operators are an important fabric of American industry and we simply love to share their stories. Rock of Ages Lighthouse The Rock of Ages Light, near Isle Read more about Did You Know: Rock of Ages Lighthouse[…]

office space for lease

Find Commercial Property Like a Pro!

Find Retail, Office, and Industrial Property Like a Pro At first glance, it may seem like finding commercial space is simple.  You hop in your car and start driving around.  You look for signs, you start calling, and you see what you can find out.  It may seem simple enough, but eventually you will realize that Read more about Find Commercial Property Like a Pro![…]

Would You Like Your Very Own Business Launching Pad?

Synergy Coworking is a social business that provides flexible workspace, including private offices, coworking, meeting rooms, and DIY event space. We foster a diverse and professional environment and community of growth and collaboration through the exchange of knowledge, expertise, ideas, resources, and tools. We also facilitate strategic connections and provide coaching and guidance for utilizing Read more about Would You Like Your Very Own Business Launching Pad?[…]

Planning an Office Move

Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Has Moved!

Lighthouse CRE has moved! Here at Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate, we have some exciting news: We’ve Moved! But we haven’t gone far. We’ve joined the folks at Synergy Coworking, at the corner of Old Middleton Road and Whitney Way here in Madison. For small teams of entrepreneurs, branch location/remote professionals, or solo entrepreneurs who might Read more about Lighthouse Commercial Real Estate Has Moved![…]

Did You Know: Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse in Point Sur, Calif., opened in 1889 after the U.S. Lighthouse Service spent more than a decade petitioning Congress for funds for the tower’s construction. The site was inaccessible to the construction workers, so a set of railroad tracks was built and even then, when the building was finished, the keepers’ main Read more about Did You Know: Point Sur Lighthouse[…]