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LED Lighting – Technology & Commercial Real Estate Sector Update

With sustained advancements in light-emitting diode (LED) lamp technology, the commercial real estate LED lighting market continues to grow at a significant pace.  Specific advancements in the type of lighting options (applications), quality and reliability of product, electrical efficiency (lumen per watt ‘efficacy’), increase in lamp lifespan rating (total hours of operation) and continued ...

Insurance Benefits of the Owner | Contractor Service Agreement

The contractor service agreement provides a key role in formally establishing several property owner’s and manager’s obligations including compliance with general industry standards, building rules and regulations, contractor employees’ standards of performance, technical service scope of work, and the building owner’s and manager’s specific insurance requirements. Download the rest o...

Degree Days

Degree Days are a function of outside air temperature, compared to a ‘base temperature’, over a period of time. In commercial real estate applications, the base temperature selected should represent an outside air temperature that would result in no (or minimal) heating or cooling required within the subject building. Heating degree days ‘accumulate’ when outside air temperatures are belo...

Amortization & Depreciation

Amortization refers to the distribution of payments over a period of time as determined by an amortization schedule. The amortization payments, associated with a loan, would typically consist of installments of both principal and interest divided into equal amounts for the duration of the loan. In most loans, a greater portion of the payment is applied towards the interest at the beginning of the ...