This course by Michica Guillory is for the residential real estate professional interested in commercial real estate. Learn the basics and beyond. From working with landlords and property managers to leasing office and retail space. The course covers basic vocabulary and basic mathematics. It also discusses some basic principles of how to communicate most effectively with landlords and property managers, the build-out process and what truly are the real estate professionals’ responsibilities in the commercial leasing process. The course is designed to remove the mystery of the build-out process and to illustrate why staying out of this part of the move-in process is crucial. By completing this course students can gain a tactical advantage in negotiations by illustrating how to best utilize certain clauses of the lease. Other topics of discussion include insurance needs and some tricks of the trades that landlords and property managers don't like to share.