Each client of Howard Properties, Ltd. benefits from Howard Greenberg’s more than 30 years of experience in real estate. Howard acts as the single point of contact, working closely with them to understand their business and real estate objectives and providing close communication on each market and each transaction. We then partner with the right local brokers in the markets where the client requires space. We have personal relationships, who have the high level of real estate expertise in the required market. This team, custom selected for each market, gives our client the additional benefit of intimate local knowledge of each market and its real estate inventory, economics, deal structures and up to date incentives and benefits. The client gets the best of both worlds: a single point of contact who knows the client, its business objectives, and the real estate requirement in detail, coupled with a highly qualified broker in the specified real estate market.
Some of Mr. Greenberg’s notable transactions include a 168,000 SF build to suit data center in Norwalk, CT; a 150,000 SF data center in Totowa, New Jersey, a 50,000 SF office/laboratory renewal in New Jersey, and a 48,000 SF office lease in New York City, A 28,000 SF disaster recovery facility in Totowa, New Jersey, as well as multiple transactions in California, Florida, Texas and many other states.
Mr. Greenberg is the only broker located in Westchester to have attained the SIOR Office Specialist designation. The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors is the leading professional commercial office and industrial real estate organization. With 2,800 members in 580 cities and 26 countries, SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.
His firm is also a member of CORFAC International, an organization of independently owned commercial real estate services firms with 62 offices in North America and a market reach to 65 countries worldwide.
The highly qualified members of SIOR and the CORFAC Network offers Howard Properties clients access to the best of the best in tenant representation literally throughout the world.
Howard Greenberg has appeared on MSNBC, and has been quoted and featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Crain’s Small Business, Real Estate Weekly, The Real Deal, the Journal News, and the Westchester County Business Journal. He has spoken at industry events for BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association), International Facilities Managers Association, and the Urban Land Institute.
The President of Howard Properties, Ltd. has more than thirty years of experience in real estate transactions for office, flex, industrial, warehouse, data center and retail space.
Representing our clients to achieve the lowest possible rents and highest possible construction and free rent allowances, whether for a relocation, lease renewal, expansion or contraction of space.
Representing our clients with a “zero based” approach to extending existing leases to achieve the best terms and conditions for the future. There are many instances in which rents can actually be rolled back and space can be reconfigured or renovated at no cost to the tenant as a result of a professional renewal negotiation.
Lease Restructuring/Blend and Extend
Even if your lease does not expire for years, there are opportunities to reduce your rent, make modifications in your space to improve its aesthetics and work flow, and lock in low lease rates for additional years.
Space Programming and Planning
Making sure that the space optimizes the tenant’s work flow and is as efficient as possible.
Space Expansion or Reduction
Representing our clients in negotiating with their existing landlord to achieve flexibility in space without the cost and disruption of a relocation.
Space Disposal (Assignment and Subleasing)
Achieving occupancy cost savings by marketing and disposing of excess space.
There are many “business points” in a lease that are worth real money. We can negotiate these points to your advantage.
Keeping track of critical dates (renewal notices, expansion or contraction rights, rights of first offer or first refusal, cancellation dates, etc.) and lease provisions for financial or operational questions that may arise during a lease term.
Representing clients in the purchase of real estate for use by their own business, or for investment purposes.
Regional, national and international real estate services for multi-market clients through a single point of contact. This service also includes ongoing monitoring of each market in which the client occupies real estate to determine current market conditions and to help strategize ways to reduce occupancy costs and quickly address changing business needs.
Real Estate Consulting
Working with tenants or owner/users to determine future space needs, exit strategies, and ways to maximize efficiency while reducing occupancy cost. This should be done as business changes are anticipated, whether or not lease expirations are on the horizon. This service also includes strategizing well in advance of such critical dates to determine how maximize the value and flexibility of your lease or owned property.
Preparing real estate market overviews to help clients make corporate real estate decisions.
A professional assessment of a property to understand how well it will function for your business, the permitted uses under zoning, the potential for expansion, and the requirements to build it out for a client’s specific use.
Comparing multiple deal scenarios in terms of cash flow to determine the best way to structure a lease or purchase to fit the user’s budget andbusiness objectives.
Making sure that the landlord will deliver the tenant’s space with all the required infrastructure and aesthetics required by the tenant at the lowest cost to the tenant.
Working with building owners to effectively market vacant space to brokers and tenants.
Expert Witness Testimony
Providing testimony before zoning/planning boards on behalf of owners or users, as well as providing testimony in real estate related litigation.