Solutions

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Serten Advisors provides a wide range of real estate advisory, brokerage and implementation solutions. We arm our clients with the tools and resources they need to make better real estate decisions that reduce unnecessary cost quickly, enable growth and enhance performance. The best real estate decisions support the business strategy of an organization by taking into account its space, people, technology, brand and financial requirements. Serten’s big picture approach transforms real estate from a liability into a strategic asset.

Serten Advisors provides the following real estate advisory and implementation solutions:

Real Estate Organizational & Process Reengineering

  • Outsourcing and off shoring strategies
  • Internal development of processes and procedures
  • Performance metrics
  • Benchmarking and best practices reporting
  • Lease administration software review

 

Financial Structuring

  • GAAP and FASB accounting
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Own and Lease modeling
  • Alternative financial structures

 

Location Analysis

  • Business expansion
  • Facilities relocation
  • Business and facility consolidation
  • Labor force analysis
  • Commutation analysis
  • Municipal incentives negotiation

 

Lease Administration and Audit Services

    • Comprehensive Portfolio Lease Audit Services
    • Energy consumption and utilities audits
    • Square footage audit/verification
    • Pre-transaction “pro-tenant” rent escalation clause negotiation
    • Lease Accounting (including impact of pending FASB lease accounting changes)
    • Subtenant billing preparation services
    • Lease abstraction and data validation
    • Lease administration systems review and recommendation

     

    Headquarters and Campus Solutions

    • Business plan and real estate alignment
    • Long-range staff and space forecasts
    • Operating unit requirements
    • Alternative identification and evaluation
    • Renovate and Relocate analysis
    • Build, buy, lease and/or sell analysis
    • Workplace strategy
    • Occupancy planning

     

    Portfolio Optimization

    • Merger and acquisition (M&A) due diligence
    • Consolidation analysis
    • Disposition strategy for surplus assets
    • Design standards
    • Transaction standards
    • Benchmarking

     

    Project Management Services

    • Feasibility studies
    • Pre-development due diligence
    • Planning, engineering and design management
    • Construction and contractor supervision
    • Scheduling
    • Budgeting and cost management
    • Bid evaluations and contract negotiations
    • Inspection coordination
    • Project close-out documentation
    • Standards and design development
    • Benchmarking