By: Scott Pick, Executive Vice President, JLL
As a lease expiration date approaches, many mark their calendars in dread of the administrative tasks ahead. And although moving is complicated, it’s also a unique opportunity to reinvent your culture, address your space utilization and ensure your strategy is aligned with organizational objectives.
At JLL, my business partner, Brian Conroy, and I follow a strategically crafted roadmap to guide our clients through the process. This is the fifth post in a blog series; each post will serve as a stop on the way to your destination – success.
Next Stop: Negotiate Your Lease To Prepare for Occupancy
You’ve identified your preferred new office space, but the journey doesn’t end there.
Before you can start picking out furniture, you have the fun of negotiating a lease document. This is where a good attorney provides tremendous value. (Again, this is just another reason why building the right team of trusted experts before you begin is so critical to end with a successful transaction.)
After you’ve chosen your space, strategic, well-calculated negotiations are a must. Below are the next two steps to officially make your next corporate move.