10 Things Startups Need to be Prepared for When Leasing a Building

1. Prepare to find a commercial broker Even if you’re familiar with commercial leasing, your startup will benefit tremendously from the help of a professional. A commercial real estate broker, preferably a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), advocates for your startup during the leasing process. When you hire a commercial real estate broker, you’re hiring… Read more »

Going Green in the Bathroom: A Simple Way to Support the Environment

Want to make a positive impact on the environment by doing nothing more than going about your daily business? Consider water conserving features at the office. It’s probably not something you spend a great deal of time thinking about, but everyone who steps foot into your office space may end up using the bathroom. Establish… Read more »

Why Native Florida Landscaping is Important to Your Business

Florida’s environment isn’t an obstacle. It’s an opportunity. At Pridgen, we understand the value of developing office parks and communities with a focus on environmental sustainability. No matter the scope of a project, we embrace the principles of Florida-friendly landscaping. Find out why landscaping matters to your business. Non-native plants don’t play well with others… Read more »

How to Rally Your Team to Become More Efficient and Save Your Office Money

It all starts with You. Once you take an active role in reducing energy costs, you’ll start to see improvements in your office’s energy consumption, and as a result, a reduction in your utility bills. Get everyone on the same page as you and a landslide of cost reductions and great ideas will result. At Pridgen,… Read more »

10 Considerations in the Rent vs. Purchase Debate: No Calculators Needed!

People often ask us why tenants choose to lease commercial property rather than purchase it. The easy answer is that everyone has different reasons depending on their individual needs, the type of business they’re running, how much capital they have, and the current market conditions. However, some reasons are more common than others. Based on… Read more »