A Guide to Leasing Law Firm Space in the Current NYC Real Estate Market
About this Program
As the NYC commercial real estate market begins to stabilize and recover from the crash of 2010, attorneys seeking office space must understand how to navigate the current market in order to secure the best deal on new or existing leases. In this engaging Q & A presentation, experienced real estate broker Bertram Rosenblatt and attorney Kristen Wagner discuss the impact that the recent changes in NYC real estate have had on local law firms. Throughout this lively conversation, Mr. Rosenblatt highlights the importance of location, explains the role of brokers and commercial real estate attorneys, and makes specific suggestions for smaller firms and solo practitioners. Additionally, Mr. Rosenblatt offers guidance on negotiating rental leases, avoiding real estate tax increases, understanding good guy guarantees, and the significance of LEED certifications. Concluding with his predictions for future changes in the NYC real estate market, Mr. Rosenblatt provides practical information and tips for attorneys on how to avoid the common pitfalls associated with negotiating new and current NYC leases.
I. Changes in the NYC Commercial Real Estate Market
II. Common Pitfalls for Tenants
III. Location & Zoning Issues
IV. Negotiating the Lease: Important Considerations
V. Good Guy Guaranty
VI. Green & LEED Certified Buildings
February 9, 2011
Great for the NYC attorney.
This lecture was extremely helpful both for real estate practitioners and for lawyers looking for office space in Manhattan. Rosenblatt discussed rents in different Manhattan neighborhoods (above 57th St, midtown, downtown, Chambers Street; which areas are more expensive and why), provisions common to commercial leases and suggestions for practitioners.
very good speaker. very knowledgeable.
Guy really knows the market.
Useful class on the business of law.
Great Deal Point Insights!
Excellent information! I will be hiring a NYC real estate attorney before signing any commercial leases.
Bertram Rosenblatt is excellent! Extremely well-spoken and informative. This is probably the best course I have taken to date.
Speaker was incredibly knowledgable about the nuances of leasing deals.
Excellent real world tips for the law firm seeking office space in NYC.
This course is a MUST for any lawyer who wishes to lease office space in NYC.
An excellent primer on the NYC real estate market
This is a sensible talk with lots of practical information and insights.
Very interesting. Good speakers.
excellent, very real and useful information.
Fantastic overview of the real estate market; very useful information.
I found this course to be extremely informative and Mr. Rosenblatt to be an engaging speaker.
Excellent, helpful new dimension to the general subject matter
I thought the lecture was informative and well presented
I have already recommended it prior to finishing this form.
Good for NYC attorneys.
I learned alot about renting space in New York. I would recommend this llecture to other attorneys.
I'd rent space using him as a broker!
This course was worth a great deal to any law firm. The speaker really knew what he was talking about and provided very practical, useful advice without a hint of jargon. I would love to hear more from this lecturer about other aspects of lease negotiation.
good, concise, and clear presentation