How the Pros Negotiate a Commercial Lease in Chicago | Steven R Goldstein | #47

by | Apr 12, 2022 | Broker, Commercial Lease

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How the Pros Negotiate a Commercial Lease in Chicago | Steven R Goldstein | #47

by Dave Lorenzo

How the Pros Negotiate a Commercial Lease in Chicago

Today Dave Lorenzo interviews Steven R. Goldstein, the President of Steve helps businesses negotiate leases with commercial developers in Chicago. This show highlights 30 years of experience in commercial real estate. Steve gives us a window into commercial real estate transactions in one of the hottest real estate markets in the United States.


00:00 – Introduction
01:29 – Can You Get a Good Deal Now on an Office Lease in Chicago?
03:00 – What is the Hottest Area in Chicago for Commercial Leases Now?
03:55 – Are People Returning to the Office?
06:00 – What Surprises Steve About the Real Estate Market Today?
07:00 – Who Is Looking For Office Space Now?
08:00 – Is there More Flexibility in this Market? 
08:55 – Is it Still a Good Market to Buy?
13:50 – What Are Some of the Innovations Developers Are Doing to their Buildings to Attract Tenants?
16:47 – How Did Steve Become a Tenants’ Representative?
18:41 – What Are the Benefits of Working with a Tenants” Representative?
20:15 – What is the Inside BS to Working with Someone Who Has 30 Years in this Industry?
22:09 – How Does Steve Help After the Contract is Signed?
25:20 – How Does Steve Stay Top of Mind with People to get More Referrals?

Steven R. Goldstein President Commercial Tennant Representation (312) 840-9002

About Steven R. Goldstein, powered by Jameson Commercial, was founded by Steven R. Goldstein in 1991 with the goal of assisting business owners in negotiating the best lease and/or purchase options for commercial real estate in the Chicago metropolitan area. Utilizing proprietary methods and state-of-the-art data resources, we bring the market to you and then guide you through the transaction process, step by step, helping you to avoid the common pitfalls and focus on creating maximum negotiating leverage for our client’s side of the lease or purchase transaction. Our seasoned agents work closely with each client to fully understand their business needs, calculate future growth requirements, operational issues, location intelligence and personal tastes, and then translate those needs into the ideal business space solution. We provide each of our clients with the highest level of service and support, expert negotiating strategies, vast transaction experience and extensive market intelligence.

Our work continues beyond lease signing as we continually review our client’s business needs, examining changes in both the clients business and the real estate marketplace to help them take advantage of any opportunities that may arise.

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