With over 50 years of combined experience, CARMEN Corporate Real Estate Services is your in-house real estate department that provides Multi-Site Brokerage Services, Lease Administration, Office Management, New Office Setup, and Office Decommissioning for its clients’ real estate lease portfolios providing the opportunity to eliminate the burden and drain on resources required to self-manage the dynamic nature of real estate holdings and lease obligations. This unique positioning allows CARMEN clients to focus on their business and do what they do best.
To best serve clients, CARMEN uses market and client provided data to take the guess work out of decision making. This approach provides a clear path to the client’s overall real estate strategy where goals can be set using key performance indicators to best understand how to get there.
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Today, more companies than ever are uncertain of their real estate needs as many employees are now working from home. CARMEN assists clients with their real estate strategy and determines a solution that best fits their needs. As CARMEN learns more about its clients priorities and goals, site programing can be preformed to promote uniformity across the client’s portfolio.
CARMEN understands communication is everything and why we provide clients with ongoing reporting in an effort to provide as much visibility as possible.
CARMEN reviews and manages all real estate related documentation to aid with strategy and understand where there is opportunity for cost and process efficiency.
CARMEN understands companies need to focus on their core business which can result in missing critical dates. CARMEN takes a proactive approach with managing critical dates such as lease expirations, termination and renewal options so no opportunities are missed.
When there is a need for a client’s relocation or new location, CARMEN preforms a comprehensive market survey that takes into account the overall lease strategy. This also saves clients valuable time alleviating the need to search for locations themselves.
CARMEN manages and addresses all real estate related issues for its clients. CARMEN clients have the ability to open tickets so CARMEN can methodically and efficiently manage and address any real estate related issues and occurrences.
Getting to know you and your business is one of the most vital steps within CARMEN’s Corporate Services process. CARMEN strives to gain a clear understanding the nature of your business, how you work and what focuses are needed for continues success. CARMEN wants to align with client goals to gain perspective as your in-house real estate department.
Once there is a good understanding of client goals, CARMEN distributes a survey to client stakeholders in an effort to better understand how real estate activities have been historically handled and what current processes are in place.
Once the onboarding survey is complete, CARMEN analyzes vital factors affecting client inefficiencies such as time spent on real estate activities, market influences on the business, location program uniformity, and expenses.
Based on the data and analysis from conversations and the distributed survey, CARMEN drafts and reviews a comprehensive real estate strategy tailored to its client’s needs and business goals.
Once a strategy is finalized, CARMEN then puts a dynamic plan into action to optimize its client’s real estate lease and ownership obligations. A suitable frequency is determined for periodic update calls and reports provided to assure client’s plan visibility and continuous input is receive in the event any changes are needed during strategy execution.
With the dynamic nature of business, especially in uncertain and volatile economic times, CARMEN eases the concern of its partners assuring them their real estate exposure is in the best position possible.