DJM Commercial primarily represents tenants that lease or buyers of any size or variety of commercial real estate space. Office, medical, dental, orthodontic, retail (shopping center, big box, malls, and all other types), or industrial properties or spaces, it doesn't matter, we do every type of commercial space. From the smallest to the largest size and for every type of business, we do it. Whether related to a lease renewal, new lease, sublease, expansion, or purchase, we do it. And we represent you and your interests only so there are no conflicts of interest with the landlord or seller like so many other brokers have. We have successfully completed all types of commercial lease and purchase transactions hundreds of times and saved our clients money, time and headaches. And we can do it for you.
Common mistakes that tenants and buyers of commercial real estate make are trying to represent themselves directly or using the landlord's broker (or even a broker from the same brokerage company that the landlord uses) to represent them. This is like going to court and representing yourself or using your opponent's attorney to represent you. Not recommended. And the landlord or seller of commercial real estate pays your broker a commission as part of the lease or sales price and doesn't credit you this commission if you don't use your own broker. By not using your own broker to represent you, you are helping the landlord or seller and hurting yourself including paying too much and exposing yourself to large financial and legal issues in the lease or purchase contract.
We know where the landlord and seller hidden profit centers and other contract pitfalls are. Because of our unique direct property owner side experience, having us on your side is like having an experienced IRS auditor now turned CPA representing you in an IRS income tax audit. Having us represent you is also like having "inside information" when buying a stock except in this case it is legal and sways the pendulum in your favor. Having inside information regarding your competition is critical to winning a war or sporting event and is mandatory in successfully negotiating your transaction.
Other brokers simply do not have our decades of direct property owner experience (click djmcre.com/our-company/our-staff
for more detailed information) which translates to key services and understanding that you need that will save you money, time, and headaches. It is rare to find a tenant/buyer broker advocate to represent you like David Massie, President of DJM Commercial, who for over 25 years directed the real estate departments for some of the largest landlords in the US, successfully completing hundreds of all types of different lease and purchase contracts. David's unique insight into the landlord/owner side translates into real savings to his clients that want to lease (or already are leasing) or buy commercial real estate. David has negotiated against hundreds of real estate attorneys and brokers in addition to working with architects, property managers, and real estate accountants. This unique experience is where Mr. Massie learned critical items regarding each of these trades that are invaluable to helping his clients. He is able to take the best part of hundreds of negotiations and use it to his client's advantage.
Here are some examples of how we protect you financially and legally:
*LOWERING YOUR RENT OVER A YEAR OR MORE IN ADVANCE OF YOUR LEASE EXPIRING.
*FINDING LOCATIONS THAT OTHER BROKERS AREN'T AWARE OF.
*LEASING OR BUYING A BUILDING (and figuring out which is best for you) AND KNOWING WHEN THE MARKET PRICES ARE LOW AND SECURING THE BEST LOAN.
*MAKING SURE THE SQUARE FOOTAGE THE LANDLORD/SELLER CLAIMS FOR YOUR SPACE IS CORRECT AND WAS MEASURED IN A REASONABLE MANNER.
*RESOLVING CONFLICTS WITH YOUR LANDLORD AND AUDITS OF ANNUAL EXPENSE INVOICES FROM YOUR LANDLORD TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE CORRECT (they usually aren't).
*UNDERSTANDING AND NEGOTIATING THE CLAUSES IN YOUR LEASE SUCH AS REASONABLY LIMITING OPERATING EXPENSES THAT YOU PAY YOUR SHARE OF (you need to know what these lease clauses really mean and what they will cost you).
Tenants and buyers need GREAT representation. Not having great representation will cost you much in money and time. You may think you are fine but there are hidden costs many people don't know about. We do! Landlords and sellers have a sophisticated team representing them consisting of architects, accountants, attorneys, insurance brokers, property managers, brokers and others that all specialize in commercial real estate. You need DJM Commercial on your side as we have experience in all of these areas! Other brokers don't have our direct landlord/owner side experience and offer limited services and experience in comparison to DJM Commercial. Bottom Line: DJM will save you the most money!
We are passionate about making sure you understand all of the applicable issues related to your commercial transaction; not only when the deal is done, but also, in the future when problems always arise. We do not just find you a location, negotiate your deal and then leave you like other brokers do. We help you every step along the way, whether during your lease term or after you buy, any time you have a commercial real estate need. We represent your interests and exceed your expectations no matter what size or type of commercial space you are looking for or what commercial real estate need you have.
Our Experience Shows!
Unique landlord side experience and personal attention sets us apart. With over 27 years in commercial real estate and hundreds of successfully completed commercial transactions of every commercial variety and size, we have profitably guided tenants, buyers and investors through constantly shifting market cycles. Find out why real estate and business attorney Lee Wahl writes "David Massie knows more about commercial real estate leasing than any individual I have encountered in 25 years of practicing law in this area – including real estate lawyers, real estate brokers and property managers"
and how this translates into DJM Commercial saving you money, time and headaches
Our clients include a broad spectrum of businesses such as advertising, attorney, accountant, dentist, orthodontist, doctor, medical group, acupuncture, fork lift, chiropractic, automotive, IT, data storage, physical therapy, jewelers, restaurants, locksmiths, bakeries, martial arts, wood working, digital printing, machine shops, artists and insurance just to name a few but we represent any and all types of businesses of any size.