Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Preface: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
about Leasing Office Space in Manhattan
Introduction
Section I: First Steps
CHAPTER 1: Before You Do Anything Else, Review Your Current Lease
CHAPTER 2: Getting Started
CASE STUDY: Baron Capital
Section II: Assembling the Team
CHAPTER 3: Hiring the Broker: Roles, Responsibilities, and Impact
CHAPTER 4: Hiring a Real Estate Advisor to Supplement Your Internal Project Team
CHAPTER 5: Hiring the Project Manager
CASE STUDY: Fir Tree Partners
CHAPTER 6: Hiring the Architect
CHAPTER 7: Hiring the Attorney
CHAPTER 8: Hiring the Engineer
CASE STUDY: Third Avenue Management
CHAPTER 9: Hiring the Contractor
Section III: Office Space Procurement
CHAPTER 10: The Architectural Process: Size Matters
CASE STUDY: Komar
CHAPTER 11: Commencing Your Space Search and Defining Parameters
CHAPTER 12: Selection Criteria: Using a Weighted- Average Matrix
CASE STUDY: Kensington Publishing
CHAPTER 13: Space Selection Process
Section IV: Transaction Execution
CHAPTER 14: The Negotiation Process and Preliminary Financial Analysis of Alternatives
CASE STUDY: Gernstein Fisher
CHAPTER 15: Negotiating Your Office Lease
CHAPTER 16: Understanding the Tax Implications of Your Lease
CASE STUDY: Chantelle
CHAPTER 17: Building Your Office Space
CASE STUDY: Interventure
CHAPTER 18: Information Technology and Telecommunications
CHAPTER 19: Furnishing Your Office Space
CHAPTER 20: The Move
CASE STUDY: Winged Keel Group
CHAPTER 21: The Aftermath: Establishing Oversight of Your Facilities
CONCLUSION
Chapter Takeaways
Appendix
Definitions of the Economic Aspects of an Office Leasing Transaction
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