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Year End Lease Administration in a 2020 World

December 8th, 2020 | Thought Leadership

This year, it is more important than ever to prepare for year-end lease administration activities.  During a year where some leases were modified for pandemic related reasons, some lease assets are impaired, expenses for health and safety efforts increased, physical occupancy of buildings decreased, assets were taken out of service and more, the business of […]

Preparing for Potential Disruption – Three Concerns

March 6th, 2020 | Thought Leadership
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Heightened concern over the spread of coronavirus is building worldwide consistent with the increase in number of confirmed cases.  The virus has been reported in the Chicago area and proactively, like many other firms, we are taking steps to confirm that we are able to continue servicing our clients should we need to close our […]

National Retail Tenants Association “Expanding Knowledge Conference”

September 26th, 2018 | Thought Leadership

There are just a few days until we head out to the 2018 NRTA Expanding Knowledge Conference in Houston, Texas. From Sunday Sept. 30th until Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, we’ll be at Booth #11 at the Houston Marriott Marquis for one of our favorite annual events. Furthermore, I’m pleased to announce that I will be speaking on […]

Denise Hinkle quoted in Forbes article about What World-Class Companies Know About Lease Administration

September 25th, 2018 | Thought Leadership

The best lease administrators have a tripod of essential skills in their arsenal. The first is the ability to read and interpret legal language in a lease. Lease administrators need to interpret what is being conveyed by the lease language and understand that the placement of punctuation can affect that interpretation. They need to be […]

Good Help is Hard to Find

August 31st, 2018 | Thought Leadership

Finding top tier talent. It is a task that is either very easy or very difficult, depending on who you are as a company and what specifically you are looking for. For us at Scribcor Global Lease Administration, the perfect fit requires a combination of skills – accounting, legal, project management, account management and others. […]

The Real Lease Accounting Challenge and Opportunity – Equipment Leases

April 6th, 2018 | Thought Leadership

Recently, we have been having a great deal of discussion around equipment leasing and the effect of the new accounting standards on that segment of business activity. Our work with our real estate client teams has naturally focused on the accounting changes for real estate leases, but since the new accounting standards reach beyond real […]

Let’s Get It Right – Negotiated Lease Charges vs. Reality

March 23rd, 2018 | Thought Leadership

We all know how much time, energy and money is invested in crafting a commercial lease. The process can be drawn out and arduous. But at the end of the negotiations, the lease is drawn up and signed by the landlord and tenant. The tenant takes occupancy of their space. Construction begins and ends. The […]

T-Minus Six Quarters

July 14th, 2017 | Thought Leadership

Recently I attended a conference presented by Financial Executives International in Philadelphia. There were two accounting topics presented during the two-day conference – one on the new Revenue Recognition Standard (ASC 606) and the second on the new Lease Accounting Standard (ASC 842). My focus was the Lease Accounting topic as it is primarily relevant […]