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Lee and Associates Arizona Q4 2017 Office Report – Each quarter, our research department monitors the market and we produce our quarterly market update of analytical data, as well as trends. We use this data as a basis for our market phases discussion, and incorporate it into our negotiations. Click here to view past market reports.

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Lee and Associates National Q4 2017 Office Brief - Each quarter, our national research department monitors the US market and all the markets where we operate our offices. We produce our quarterly market update of analytical data, as well as trends. We use this data as a basis for our market phases discussion, and incorporate it into our negotiations. Click here to view past national market reports.

To receive any of the below Coppola-Cheney Group resources, please email us, and we would be happy to send you a free copy. Please specify in the email which resource you would like to receive.

Lease vs. Own

Lease vs. Own - Is it better to lease or own property?  We get this question all the time, so we created the Lease vs. Own document to help our clients navigate this important decision.  As with any part of our process, we take complexity in real estate and simplify it for our clients.  Our wisdom gives our clients the ability to arrive at their decision, with confidence.

Construction Mangement Guidance

Construction Management Guidance - The visualization, planning, design, construction, and fitting out your new workspace is not something we recommend without a professional on your side. The Coppola Cheney Group can assist you and your team in selecting the right vendors throughout the entire process. C2 is your assurance that it happens in a creative, timely, cost-effective way.

C2 offers agnostic, conflict free assistance in selecting the capabilities, relationships and expertise needed to help you realize your aspirations and goals for your office space, while keeping up with the latest development trends and interiors research.​


Commercial Real Estate Terms Everyone Should Know – In every industry, it’s important to be familiar with the terminology. Here, we’ve drafted our own, easy to understand, plain English, dictionary of Commercial Real Estate terms—some with a slight twist (a little C2 humor). We hope you enjoy it and learn something new.  This is worth the read just to see some of the definitions.

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The Open Architecture Solution - In addition to The Coppola-Cheney Group, clients may require numerous other specialists for any need that may arise during the process of selecting an office location. The Open Architecture Solution is practical philosophy, as well as a way to get exactly what the client wants or needs at the right time with a best-in-class specialist.  Email us to see a sample of standard consulting services and some companies we collaborate with. Together with our clients, we interview, review, and select consultants based on their requirements.

Preliminary Relocation Process

Preliminary Relocation Schedule - Email us to see a sample relocation schedule showing three different types of transactions: relocate, move to new project, purchase an existing building. Of course, the time frames can be shortened or extended to accommodate our clients’ needs. The Coppola-Cheney Group remains the single point of contact for each transaction type throughout the entire process.


Adding Value Each Step of the Process - Our mission is to provide best-in-class value during each step of our unique process. This is a sample of some areas where we stand out from our competitors.

Four Phase Renewal

Four Phase Renewal Process - Coppola-Cheney has developed a unique, four-step process for our clients who desire to renew. This process ensures the most competitive transaction terms within the renewal parameters.

New vs. Renewal

Full Service Rent Breakdown – View an example breakdown of a Full Service rent lease rate in the Metro Phoenix market. This will allow you to see how Full Service rent is segmented by landlords. We compare renewal and new transactions.

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Base Year vs. Expense Stop - View a comparison of expense reconciliation methods on Full Service leases.

Craig Coppola is an award-winning author, and has written and been featured in several books covering a variety of topics. From real estate investing and leasing, to motivational life lessons, and personal stories about chasing excellence, Craig’s expertise is varied and accessible.  He has been published alongside experts like Robert Kiyosaki and Donald Trump, and co-wrote a book with Lee & Associates founder Bill Lee. 

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Chasing Excellence - Get Inside the Minds of Two Proven Entrepreneurs and Master Storytellers! Whether you are just starting out in business, a few years into your career, or an established veteran, you always have the opportunity to increase your awareness and drive towards excellence. Even if you think you\’ve already won enough, or that you\’re a hopeless case, take the chance to surprise yourself, and achieve more than you ever imagined. So how will you Chase Excellence? In this book, you will discover the secrets of the masters of winning, Bill Lee (Founder of Lee and Associates) and R. Craig Coppola. Both have tested the boundaries of excellence and achieved success. Now they are passing their wisdom on to you. This book takes you on a business and spiritual journey full of real-world stories from the streets that will show you how limitless excellence truly is.

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The Art of Commercial Real Estate Leasing – After 3,500 transactions, Craig decided to write the book on leasing commercial real estate. Read this book to learn how to: evaluate a building in terms of tenants and leases, find a great commercial broker, market a commercial building, navigate lease agreements and contracts, and most importantly learn how to get your building leased and keep it that way.

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How to Win in Commercial Real Estate Investing – Improve your chances of success when investing in commercial real estate by reading this book to learn step-by-step “how to invest” methods. Learn how to: set your own commercial investment goals and a plan to achieve them, perform due diligence on a property with minimal cost, traverse the minefield of letters of intent and contracts, and much more!

Commercial Real Estate Teams to Dominate

Commercial Real Estate Teams Built to Dominate - The Coppola-Cheney Group is featured as one of the top Commercial Real Estate Teams in Rod Santomassimo’s latest book.

Improve your overall income, do more of what you do best, and gain control over your life by moving to integrated commercial real estate teams. Teams Built to Dominate tells the stories of teams who have secured a prominent position in their market. This book will show you how to create your own successful team or greatly improve the production of the team you have now. In addition, the Science of Teams section will share keen insights to placing the right personalities in the right role. Teams Built to Dominate also provides an array of downloads, templates, and actual work product from the successful teams profiled.

The Real Book of Real Estate

The Real Book of Real Estate – Robert Kiyosaki teamed up with twenty-two real estate experts to assemble a book, all with one purpose in mind: teaching how to invest and win in real estate. This is the ultimate real estate book to fit everyone\’s needs and will be your number one source as you decide the niche that is perfect for you. Craig Coppola is one of the real estate experts who wrote two of the chapters in this book — Mastering your Business and Lease it and Keep it Leased.