Posts by Denise Hinkle

A seasoned veteran with over 25 years of industry-specific expertise, Denise is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Scribcor’s existing and potential clients as well as serving on the executive leadership team. Denise is also responsible for creating and presenting a thought leadership series that provides insight and education on a variety of commercial real estate specific topics. Article edited and copy-edited by Katie Goldhagen.

5 Things to Know. Right. Now. About Effectively Managing Equipment Leases

A lease is a lease, right? It is true that all leases are contracts and share some of the same characteristics, even though specific rights and obligations can vary due to differences in the underlying leased assets. Some leases, like those for real estate assets, are...

5 Things to Know. Right. Now. About Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Equipment Leases

The processes for equipment leasing in many organizations can be characterized as fragmented and decentralized, especially for small value assets. Some high-volume, higher value assets such as fleet vehicles might be leased under master agreements, but for others,...

Caps, Stops, Pro Rata Share and More! The Components and Mechanics of Expense Reconciliation

Commercial tenants are often financially responsible for their share of a property’s operating expenses, which can be a sizeable portion of their total lease obligation. Accurately calculating the tenant’s share entails a thorough understanding of each of the...

5 Things to Know. Right. Now. About Common Area Maintenance Costs

A tenant’s share of the costs to operate and maintain common areas of a property can be a significant financial component of a commercial lease. The underlying common area costs are detailed in a lease clause called ‘Common Area Maintenance,’ ‘Operating Expenses,’ or...