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Most Common Commercial Real Estate Terms

Unlocking the potential of commercial properties requires understanding the language. This free glossary breaks down the 57 most common terms used in the commercial real estate market, making you a more informed investor or lessee.
Most Common Commercial Real Estate Terms

Demystify Commercial Real Estate: Your Glossary to 57 Key Terms

Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find inside:

  • Property Types: Understand the differences between office buildings, retail spaces, and industrial warehouses.
  • Lease Types: Demystify key terms like Net Lease, Gross Lease, and Percentage Lease.
  • Financial Terms: Grasp concepts like Escalation Clause, Operating Expenses, and Capital Expenditures (CapEx).
  • Legal and Contractual: Learn about Tenant Improvements (TI), Build-to-Suit, and Letter of Intent (LOI).


With this glossary, you’ll be able to:

  • Confidently navigate commercial real estate listings.
  • Ask insightful questions during property tours.
  • Make informed decisions about potential investments or leases.

Stop feeling lost in the world of commercial real estate. Download your free glossary today.

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