Category Archives: South Florida

Now I Know How Oprah Feels – You Get a 2.5% Rent Reduction…You’re Welcome!

Back in May 2023, I posted an article on the Florida state sales tax on commercial rent. Florida is a unique state in many ways. But one lesser-known fact is that we are the only state that charges sales tax … Continue reading

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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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What Makes Florida Unique? Sales Tax On Commercial Rent – But Changes on the Way

If you asked me what makes Florida unique, I would probably say our reputation for strange and unusual news stories. But today, I’d like to focus on something completely different affecting business in our State. Florida is also unique as … Continue reading

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Which is Worth More?

  Like most of you, I generally start my day checking my email. I see what I need to do to push my deals forward and check for any new properties that can meet a client’s requirement. I was excited … 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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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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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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