Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

Construction Marketing

Or is it smarter to lease it on an as needed basis? Pros and Cons of Leasing Construction Equipment. If a construction company or contractor has a more sporadic workload, leasing may be the best option when it comes to construction equipment.

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E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

Business Facilities

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. Read: E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018 at BusinessFacilities.com. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

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Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Leases

Green Building Law Update

The Maryland Green Building Council recommended a broad and deep expansion of green building leasing by state government and the Maryland Department of General Services has agreed to enlarge what is a “high performance building” for the purposes of state government leasing. What the state continues to do is lease buildings and space within existing buildings, however despite a vibrant leasing program little of that space is actually green.

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Release the Lease

Construction Law Monitor

Just recently here at Wolfe Law Group , I had a client come to me with some ownership issues involving leases. Typically after a construction project is complete, especially in the commercial realm, there will be a lease of some type.

Leasing Activity Falls in November

Construction Equipment

New business volume among equipment financing companies fell 3 percent in November from year-earlier numbers, reports the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.

Leasing Index Increases for December

Construction Equipment

The Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) ticked up in December, according to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

More Time Given for Lease Accounting Changes

Construction Equipment

Certain private companies, nonprofits, and tax-exempt organizations that lease equipment have been given an important advantage in implementing new accounting rules—more time.

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ELFA Equipment Leasing Index Up 13 Percent Y/Y

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Mont

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Increases in August

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation reported that confidence in the equipment finance market was at 58.9, an increase from the July index of 57.9. When asked to assess their business conditions over the next four months, 16.7 percent of executives responding said they believe business

April New Business Leasing Up 8 Percent

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Ind

Revolutionizing the standard green lease

BD+C

As more building owners, managers, and tenants incorporate environmental stewardship and sustainability into their real estate operations, the concept of green leasing has moved into the mainstream. A green lease is a lease for a commercial or public building that incorporates an agreement between a landlord and a tenant as to how a building is to be occupied, operated, and managed in a sustainable way.

Green Leasing Strategies Examined In New Report

Business Facilities

A new study from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) reports that green leases have the potential to save the U.S. “Green leases address energy saving problems by aligning landlord and tenants incentives so that both win when the building is upgraded to be […].

Is leasing employees the answer to workers' comp, labor shortage issues?

Construction Dive

Small and midsize companies are finding success using employee leasing to reduce their employment risks as well as their administrative burdens

ELFA March Monthly Leasing & Finance Index Up 18%

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , w

New accounting standards affect leased vehicles

Contractor Magazine

Both the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Standards Accounting Board (FASB) have recently issued new accounting standards related to lease assets

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Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Holds Firm in October

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the October 2017 Monthly Confidence Inde

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: September Up 12%

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), w

The Big Question: Rent, Lease or Buy?

Construction Business Owner

Ask these 10 questions to determine whether to rent, lease or buy equipment

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Equipment Leasing Rules Change

Construction Equipment

Netflix leases Epic, an under construction office tower in Hollywood

BD+C

Netflix will soon have a new Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard after signing a lease for the currently under construction Epic office tower. Epic will provide 328,000 sf of Class A office space, all of which was recently leased by Netflix, over 13 stories across the street from space the company leases in Sunset Bronson Studios

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Eases Further in May

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the May 2018 Monthly Confidence Inde

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in August

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the August 2017 Mon

March Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Index Eases

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the March 2018 Monthly Confidence Index for the E

How Commercial General Contractors Can Help Improve Shopping Center Space for Lease

Commercial Construction

Many shopping centers owners have difficulty leasing or keeping consistent retail tenants in certain portions of their shopping mall. Englewood moved escalators to the corners of Westfield’s Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, Ill. to create better foot-traffic flow and help struggling retailers.

More Offshore Wind Leases Up for Grabs in Massachusetts

ENR Construction

The leased acreage could provide enough wind to power 1.5 million homes

Georgia-Pacific Signs Leasing Deal In Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Business Facilities

Goodman Birtcher signs one of the largest logistics leasing deals in the past 10 years in Southern California with Georgia-Pacific taking 1.6 Georgia-Pacific Signs Leasing Deal In Rancho Cucamonga, CA appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: June Up 5% YTD

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s ( ELFA ) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for June was $9.8

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in November

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the November 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today.

How green leases benefit owners and tenants

BD+C

Green leases, also called energy-aligned leases, have been gaining more adherents since they were introduced to the market about 10 years ago. Traditional leases tend to create disincentives for landlords and tenants to invest in more efficient systems and equipment They are effective tools to ensure that both landlords and tenants benefit from energy and water efficiency building upgrades.

Equipment and Leasing Options for Landscapers

Green Industry Professionals

Finance for landscaping business owners of all sizes, Part 7

Equipment Leasing Index Falls in August

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry fell to 60.7 in August, down from 62.8 last month. When asked, 36.7 percent of the executives report they expect to hire more employees over the next few months, a decrease from 45.2 percent in

What to Know about Lease Hold Improvements for Your Business

Wolgast Corporation

Lease Hold Improvements. Lease language can be long, tedious, and yet full of important details. If there aren’t already those permissions included, then leasehold improvements can be negotiated when you renew your lease. Office Remodel (Part II).

New Leasing Business Down 19 Percent in July: ELFA

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for July was $7.9

March New Leasing Volume Up 10 Percent Year-over-year,

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for March was $8.9

Introducing the More-For-Less Lease

Construction Equipment

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Equipment Leasing, Finance Grows in August but Down for 2016

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index showed a 12 percent increase in new-business volume in August compared to August 2015. Volume as $7.7 billion, up 10 percent from July. The Index reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Year to date, cumulative new business volume is down 6 percent compared to 2015. Credit approvals totaled 76.9

Smart Leasing

Construction Business Owner

A common trait of successful construction companies is the ability to manage risk and minimize the effects of uncontrollable conditions. However, not all adverse jobsite conditions can be mitigated. So, many businesses, construction and otherwise, develop financing relationships beyond banks to add stability to their operations

Green Leases 101 : Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

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Indoor-outdoor amenities open leasing value at a San Francisco skyscraper

BD+C

Facebook is leasing the entire building’s 756,000 sf of office space Park Tower, a newly planned office high rise in San Francisco, has many architectural flourishes, like a three-story lobby and expansive views of San Francisco Bay from 70% of its 43 floors. But the amenities that set this 605-foot-tall building apart are its 50,000 sf of outdoor and open spaces that include 14 skydecks (one every three floors) and large terraces on its 12th and 28th floors.

Club Car Leases Premium UTVs with “3 & Out” Program

Construction Equipment

Club Car has introduced a lease program for its Carryall Utility Transportation Vehicles (UTV). The “3 & Out” program is a three-year lease to independent retail businesses, construction companies, and industrial sites who want access to four-wheel drive vehicles without the capital investment