Category Archives: Leasing

Halloween Special: The Most Frightening Clause in Commercial Leasing?

Landlords have devised what I believe to be one of the scariest lease clauses for the tenants I represent. Like a skeleton, they bury it deep within the operating expense section of their lease. It’s a ticking time bomb that … Continue reading

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The Ricky Bobby Principle of Lease Negotiation

If you were hiring an instructor for a course on lease negotiation, chances are you would not choose fictional car racer Ricky Bobby from the movie Talladega Nights. But in commercial real estate and particularly in my specialty, tenant representation, … Continue reading

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What’s Rising Faster Than The Price of Gas? Ind-flation

Whether it’s a gallon of gas, a quart of milk or a dozen eggs. we are seeing prices rise all around us. But what is rising even faster?  The cost of leasing industrial space, and more specifically, small bay warehouse … Continue reading

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Setting The Trends – Doubling Down on South Florida Industiral Market

In KensTrends, I generally try to identify the trends that I see shaping the South Florida commercial real estate market. But it’s even better to be the one setting the trend. This recent 2-part transaction clearly indicates the state of … Continue reading

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2021 in Review from the Ground Up – Amazon, COVID and South Florida on Fire

2021 was a year of challenges, but it turned out to be highly rewarding for the South Florida commercial real estate market and for me personally. I specialize in tenant and buyer representation in the office and industrial sector throughout … Continue reading

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The Top Two Reasons To Use A Tenant Representation Specialist

As a tenant representation broker, I am out promoting my services every day. There are dozens of reasons for you to work with me. I save my clients time, money and stress. I also help them avoid costly mistakes they … Continue reading

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Vice Mayor: Miami May Have the Sizzle But Broward is “Getting Ours”

I was honored to host the June 10, 2021 meeting of the South Florida Office Brokers Association (SFOBA) for only our second live event in the past 18 months. My clients, Prisma at Cypress Creek sponsored the event. Prisma is … Continue reading

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“Virtual Property Signs,” Tenant Representation and Why Online Property Listings are Always Wrong

We’ve all heard how Commercial Real Estate is slow to adapt to emerging technology. But I’ve noticed a new tech trend that has very  quietly surfaced on the internet. It is something I call the “virtual property sign.” For as … Continue reading

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Tenant Representation – The Best Deal in Commercial Real Estate?

As a tenant representative, my job is to help my clients to find the best deal on the ideal location for their business. One of my key points in selling tenant representation is that it costs the tenant absolutely nothing. … Continue reading

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Tenant Representation and Whatever Happened to Price Transparency?

 This is the latest in my continuing series on tenant representation.  No time to read? Click here  or on the video above. This month’s article is about price transparency – or the lack thereof. What is price transparency? Let’s … Continue reading

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Back to The Office

It’s been a year since the onset of the COVID lockdown in the U.S. and for millions of Americans, work from home has become the new norm. We still have a long way to go and some major logistical roadblocks … Continue reading

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A Shot In the Arm – Thought I’d Share One of My Better Email Blasts

I generally tend to blog on items related to office space leasing and commercial real estate. If all I did was promote my properties, I probably wouldn’t get a lot of attention. But sometimes I come up with promotional pieces … Continue reading

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Not All Square Feet Are Created Equal

I thought it would be a good idea to add a reference section with some leasing fundamentals to my website. And with KensTrends, I to try to do it in an entertaining way  – all while showing off my new … Continue reading

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My Summer Staycation, A Flurry of Deals and Market Outlook

In the early days of the lockdown, I got pretty good at creating videos and podcasts while gearing up to do my own virtual tours. Then, my activity level began to take off. So how did I spend the lockdown … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle – Words of Hope, 360° Tours and My Return to Cypress Creek

I remain optimistic that some good will come out of our recent struggles. In a recent facebook post celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary, I quoted Marvin Gaye’s 1971 classic What’s Going On. “We’ve got to find a way to bring … Continue reading

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Expert Insights: Ken Silberling on CRE in the Time of COVID-19

I’m always looking for new ways for KensTrends to reach a wider audience within the #CRE Commercial Real Estate Community. I was asked by www.commercialcafe.com to comment on the South Florida market, the impact of COVID-19 and my career. Commercial … Continue reading

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