Lunch and Learn: 7 Traps to Avoid When Negotiating Your Next Lease


It’s Not All About Rent – But Rent is Important.

Whether it’s a downtown office space in a 30-story building or a brick-and-mortar storefront in a small strip mall, many commercial leases can be long and intimidating, especially for first-time tenants. While this may be true, the best way to get the most beneficial lease for you and your business is to attend the March 26 Lunch & Learn event with lease experts West USA Commercial Division.

At this informative Lunch & Learn, attendees will learn key tips and strategies to:

  • avoid paying too much on rent
  • how to legally get out of the lease
  • know if you’re actually getting what you pay for
  • Indemnification: How the landlord can get you on this one
  • prepare and plan for the amenities you need

Who Should Attend

CEOs, CFOs, real estate managers, anyone responsible for real estate decisions

About the Sponsor

West USA Commercial Division is a full service boutique commercial real estate brokerage servicing the Metropolitan Phoenix and Arizona. West USA meets the commercial real estate needs of our clients through dedicated management, professional and experienced brokers, marketing, technology and data.

About the Presenters

Paul Blum is a highly experienced real estate professional who has satisfied clients on both sides of the aisle buyers/tenants and owners/landlords. He gives maximum effort to each assignment and only rests when his client is satisfied. Recently, Paul has focused on creative real estate – including Children’s Rehabilitative Services 56,000 square foot, $13.5 million lease. This transaction also won the RED award for being the best adaptive re-use of space. Not one to rest on his laurels, in 2014, he represented the seller in the highest per square foot office investment sale in Scottsdale at $303 psf.

Rebecca Roberts has been in the real estate related industry since 1994. Her background includes sales, management and finance in manufactured housing as well having had an ownership interest in a dealership. Among her recent transactions is the sale of a 300,000 square foot parcel to a developer and a 68,000 square foot industrial lease.


515 E. Grant Street
Phoenix , AZ 85004




March 26, 2019


11:30AM - 1PM


[AZTC Members, FREE] [Non-Members, $15]