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In Honor of International Women’s Day

Posted in: Press Room | March 8th, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

In honor of International Women’s Day, ITRA Global is proud to celebrate the amazing women who have played such a crucial part in leading ITRA Global to become the progressive, vibrant and successful organization it is today.   27% of ITRA Global offices are woman-owned.  3 have served as ITRA Global Chairman of the Board. 3 were selected by Real Estate Forum as “Women of Influence”, with one designated an “Industry Legend”.        

Navigating Five Lease Landmines

Posted in: Press Room | March 3rd, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

Over the years, our company has identified the top five lease issues that every tenant must balance to minimize cost expenditures and maximize bottom-line profits. They are cited below in order of importance:

Will FASB Accounting Rule Changes Create Demand to Own or Build?

Posted in: Press Room | February 24th, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

Here are the top reasons why that might be the case:

Renewing Your Lease? Don’t Become a Captive Tenant!

Posted in: Press Room | February 15th, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

A lot of tenants, including Fortune 500 companies and large national firms, often end up swallowing a bad deal. Here’s how to avoid falling into a trap.

The Ultimate Cost of Free Services

Posted in: Press Room | February 1st, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

When it comes to determining conflicts of interest, how the real estate agents in a lease transaction are paid is critical.

Don’t Overpay the Operating & Tax Expense Invoice You Will Receive This Quarter

Posted in: Press Room | January 25th, 2017 / Pittsburgh, PA. USA

You will soon receive an invoice for operating and tax expense pass throughs which will increase your occupancy cost. Do you know the eight things to look for to assure you are not among the tenants overpaying?

FASB Changes and the Treatment of Renewal Options to Extend

Posted in: Press Room | January 18th, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

The leases your company has in place today and any new leases are going to fall under the new rules.

For Some CFOs, New FASB Lease Accounting Rules a Bang – For Others a Whimper

Posted in: Press Room | January 11th, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

CFO’s around the world should take notice of how the upcoming changes to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) treatment of leases on financial statements will be changing balance sheets and profit and loss statements (P & L’s) for businesses. These new FASB changes are being implemented to provide more transparency by businesses that have long term leases for space.

Why You Should Use a Tenant Representative Broker

Posted in: Press Room | December 21st, 2016 / New York, NY. USA

Purchasing and leasing office space is much like everything else in life – it helps to have a professional on your side.  Try as you might to convince yourself you know everything there is to know about finding the best space for your company in the best building out there, chances are, a tenant representative broker knows more.  Not convinced?  Let us break it down for you. You need one point of contact to negotiate several sides against one another. Whether you’re renewing a lease, or moving to a new space, a good broker will show you ten or so […]

The Eight Mistakes Tenants Make When Leasing Office Space

Posted in: Press Room | December 14th, 2016 / New York, NY. USA

Hey, we all make mistakes – but when it comes to leasing office space for your business, mistakes equal dollars – sometimes big dollars. Here are the eight most common mistakes tenants make when renting office space, as well as an insider’s take on how to avoid making them.