Development Magazine Spring 2013

Marketing - Leasing

2013 Guide to Economic Development Authorities

The economic development authorities throughout the U.S. listed here can help you attract businesses to your area and to your developments.

This annual guide includes sources, key people to contact and Web site addresses. It also outlines many of the myriad incentives available, ranging from energy saving rebates, state and local enerprise zones, bond financing, public/private initiatives and training assistance. Plus, site selection and financing help and assistance in navigating approvals.

From the Archives: Marketing / Leasing Articles from the Previous Issue

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On Business Tech Takes - Developer Goes Digital to Lease Office Building 

Electronic and social media marketing may not yet spell the demise of glossy brochures, tombstone ads and other traditional marketing techniques to lease commercial real estate, but they are additional and powerful tools that can be applied, along with more common methods.

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In Touch with Tenants - Low-Cost, High-Impact Ways to Retain Tenants 

No building owner wants to lose a creditworthy tenant, especially in this economy. But at the time of lease renewal, how do you keep tenants in place, especially when competitors are banging on their doors with a variety of offers? According to John Falco, principal, and Phil Mobley, vice president, Kingsley Associates, there are proven ways to achieve high levels of tenant retention.