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ITRA Global Conference Held in Atlanta Georgia

April 20th, 2017 / Atlanta, GA. USA

The ITRA Global Spring 2017 Conference was held April 7 -9 in Atlanta, Georgia USA, at the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel Buckhead.  The event was attended by ITRA Global corporate real estate executives and guests from around the world. The conference began with a Networking Luncheon, where ITRA Global welcomed guests from Beijing, China and London, England. In addition to ITRA Global presented sessions, the three day conference included special guest speaker LinkedIn expert and branding coach, Gregg Burkhalter, better known as “The LinkedIn Guy”, and Joseph Narkin, Director of Business Development of Demand, who led a session on perfecting […]

Mark C. Rosen Presented with ITRA Global Exemplary Service Award

April 18th, 2017 / Chicago, IL. USA

In an awards ceremony at the ITRA Global Fall 2016 conference in Denver, Mark C. Rosen was presented with the ITRA Global Exemplary Service Award for his strong commitment to that organization’s Global Locations Committee.

IFMA’s Corporate Facilities Council Turns to Carrie Holstead to Educate Global Members on Operating & Tax Expenses

April 3rd, 2017 / Pittsburgh, PA. USA

Carrie Holstead, Chairman Emeritus of ITRA Global and Founder, President and CEO of Carrie S. Holstead Real Estate Consultants, Inc./ ITRA Global will lead a global webinar hosted by IFMA’s Corporate Facilities Council on April 5 at noon EDT.  IFMA is an acronym for International Facility Management Association. Attendees will learn how to protect their company against overpaying operating and tax expense reconciliation invoices, including what to scrutinize, how to resolve mistakes, and when their company is most vulnerable. “This is a very timely topic given that tenants typically receive their operating and tax expense reconciliation invoice at about this […]

In Honor of International Women’s Day

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

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?

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!

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

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

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

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.