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NAI Ohio Equities Promotes From Within, Creates New Leadership Structure for Property Management

We are pleased to announce the promotions of Dave Wakeman and Devon Cotterman, who each have new roles as Vice President of Property Management for NAI Ohio Equities. “Dave and Devon have long-tenured careers here at the company and have established a standard of excellence for the properties they serve. It was imperative to look at our talented group of people and to promote from within our organization,” said President Mike Simpson. “We looked closely at our future goals and determined that it made a lot of sense for us…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Beyond the Deal: Four Essential Steps Now That You’re Closing on Your Commercial Property

Your offer has been accepted, you’ve completed your due diligence, and you’re closing on your commercial property – so, what’s next? Whether you are a commercial property owner or tenant, there are still more details to attend to. From preparing your space for occupancy to budgeting for long-term capital expenses, these are the must-do’s now that you’re closing. 1. Prepare the Space for Occupancy Now that you’ve found the perfect space for your business, or secured the ideal tenant, it’s time to begin making it your own. You’ll need to…

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The Evolving Role of the Property Manager and the Tenant Experience

The role of the commercial property manager has evolved. Office vacancy rates continue to remain high due to work-from-home and hybrid policies and tenants are seizing the opportunity to upgrade their space. The flight to quality – a migration to amenity-driven spaces in walkable mixed-use communities, has posed a dilemma for building owners, property managers, and brokers, with a surplus of aging office space that continues to sit on the market. As a result, property managers are now finding that they have become curators of the “tenant experience” to compete.…

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Client Spotlight 

Client Spotlight: Columbus Oncology and Hematology

Columbus Oncology and Hematology is dedicated to providing compassionate, quality care to its patients who have received a cancer diagnosis. It is an organization that makes every effort to make the devastating diagnosis a little bit easier to bear by removing obstacles for patients so that they can focus on getting well. From their state-of-the-art facilities and services to something as simple as moving away from a menu-driven phone system and instead, ensuring a patient experience team member answers each call and personally helps to direct it to avoid additional…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

Things to Watch in the Medical Office Space

At the introduction of the pandemic, there was much talk circulating the industry regarding the medical space. This was a natural response to a health-centric global crisis, and as all eyes fell on CRE’s medical sector, it was still a time of great uncertainty. During the early months of COVID when nobody knew how intense the stakes may get or how long it all would last, medical office tenants were planning to expand their ground presence while simultaneously flexing their digital capacities. But, it’s been months, and the conversation has…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

September Transactions

NAI Ohio Equities closed on over 28 properties during the month of September. Some of our larger sales included the sale of an industrial building in Lewis Center, which was an in-house deal with our Industrial Property Team and the Sheeran Semon Team. Congrats to all on the sales and leases during the month of September!

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

6 Trends in Property Management

Let’s look at the various trends we will be keeping an eye out for in 2019, and how they can amp up your success in the new year. Retention In 2019 it will be incredibly pivotal to retain management that is long-term and consistent. This creates the capability for management to get to know the property and its tenants and provide the best possible results. With rental rates projected to plateau in 2019-2020, it will be key for management to maintain peak operating performances, mitigate vacancies and control expenses so…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

6 Must-Consider Factors When Investing in Commercial Real Estate

So you’re embarking on a journey in commercial real estate investment. Commercial real estate investing can be incredibly rewarding by providing additional income, security, and longevity that are less common in other types of investments. However, whether you’re looking at an office space, industrial location, flex space, or rental property, amongst the varied other commercial real estate properties, it is important to consider a few factors prior to beginning your new journey. Financials It is pivotal to ask yourself, are my financials organized to invest? How much do you want…

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Commercial Real Estate 101 

These 5 Technologies are Making Property Management Easier

Managing properties used to take a robust staff of dozens of people to collect rent, maintain the grounds, perform repairs and routine maintenance, etc. Current technology has made it so that nearly every single task in property management can be handled through technology, making it much easier to manage properties, engage with tenants, collect rent payments, and secure and retain new tenants.   #1: CRE Management Platforms  Commercial real estate was late to the game but as of late, there are tech companies catching up with this underrepresented market. It…

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March Transactions

NAI Ohio Equities closed over 22 transactions during the month of March and successfully won Property Management contracts for 9 properties. Some of the larger transactions included the sale of 530-538 East Town Street for $1,800,000 and the sale of 500 N. Stanwood Avenue for $1,400,000. Our Property Management group won a contract with NAI Hiffman to manage 7 properties owned by Griffin Capital Company. To download our entire report, please click here.

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