SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- When it comes to commercial properties, we consider the relationship a partnership. If their business performs, they can pay their lease obligations. From Globe St.com, "owners must begin to think about the owner-resident relationship as a partnership that presents opportunities to create value for all concerned.”
Then give a surprising example--car sharing. Services like Zipcar, Car2Go and Enterprise Carshare are continually seeking parking spaces in densely populated areas, and are eager to make deals with surprising partners. “Zipcar has rented parking spaces from a high school and a church in Williamsburg, VA. In 2011, the District of Columbia’s District Department of Transportation opened public parking spaces to bid, with a minimum of $3,600 per space.
Fine. But for traditional tenants, it's basic handling tenant needs quickly and efficiently. Maintaining a partnership-like relation -- in the long run -- yields positive results for owners and tenants.