commercial real estate

4 Key Considerations When Searching for Office Space

By Guest Contributor   July 17, 2013


[ by Justin Lee, The SquareFoot ]

Finding office space in Austin, TX, or anywhere else can be complicated. It isn’t like looking for an apartment to rent or a house to buy. Prospective tenants—particularly less-experienced startups—must consider many variables, and they can get into deep financial trouble if they don’t comprehend them.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Self-Storage Explodes!

By John Donegan   June 13, 2012

The $22 billion self-storage industry is a hidden giant among us. You probably drive past at least one storage facility on your daily commute, with or without realizing it. They’re everywhere, but you don’t notice because self-storage is boring— a boring goldmine, that is. It’s one of the fastest-growing sectors of commercial real estate, with the amount of storage space in the U.S. doubling to 2 billion square feet in a mere five years from 2000-2005.

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5 Business Relocation Tips From Our Alter Egos, The Square Foot

By Rachel Greenfield   May 25, 2012

by Justin Lee, The Square Foot (unaffiliated real estate startup)

So you’ve signed an office lease on a new hub for your business. Tip of the cap to you, because that’s no easy feat. Hopefully you didn’t procrastinate and went through the proper steps on your way to finding the perfect space for your business. Now comes the really fun part— moving. It’s universally considered one of the worst activities known to man, yet we all have to go through it, whether it’s to a new home or new place of business. We can’t tell you we can magically make relocating your business fun, but we can give you a few tips on how to make it as painless as possible. Follow these five basic tips to guarantee a smoother transition.

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