X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Sometimes, you gotta’ love landlords!  Recently, I attended an industry group meeting.  It was the monthly meeting of the New Jersey chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (“SIOR”), of which I am extremely proud to say, I am a member.  In fact, next year, I will be President of the chapter.  And, like the overweight middle-aged guy behind the counter at the burger joint in the movie “Coming to America” who, when he proclaimed that he would shortly be promoted to assistant french fry cook, said:  “That’s when the big bucks start rolling in!”   But, I digress.

This meeting contained a mix of brokers, with a couple of landlords thrown in.  The conversation eventually turned to the current real estate market, then to the economy, and then to tenants and current demand.  After not enough talk about closed deals, and some grumbling and banter, one of the landlords looked across the table to the other end of the room toward the only other landlord in the room, and asked:  “How do you maintain control over your tenants, and educate them in today’s market?” As the room fell silent, the second landlord took a quick sip of his drink, looked back across the long table, past the entire room of brokers, each of whom was waiting for a pearl of wisdom, put his finger in the air and said: “You want to know how I maintain control over my tenants?  I’ll tell you how!  I do everything I can to make sure my tenants Don’t Read Zezas’s Blog!”

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

 

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt
Live Chat

Copyright © 2022 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.