What you need to know about leasing automation (and why it’s so hard to do)
Document automation is nothing new. Microsoft Word has been helping us for decades with features like mail merge, but despite years of technological advancements, the commercial real estate industry has not been able to truly benefit. Why is that, you ask? The simple answer is because the commercial leasing process is different. And much more […]Read More »
Introducing Version Control | The Lease Negotiation Process Just Got Easier
Version Control is a set of features that brings property owners and tenants together on the same cloud-based lease-drafting platform to streamline edits, eliminate the confusing redline process, and take conversations out of email and into an environment that makes collaboration easy.Read More »
A Lesson in Entropy | How a Clean Lease Form Becomes a Mess (And What to do About It)
If you’ve ever spilled a glass of milk, congratulations! You’re familiar with what physicists call entropy. And if you’re not a barbarian who leaves spilled milk on the floor, you’re also familiar with the fact that cleaning up the milk is going to take some energy/work. Entropy describes what is essentially a natural tendency for […]Read More »
Why is it so Hard to Automate a Commercial Lease?
“How does LeasePilot actually work?” “What’s the difference between LeasePilot and other document automation tools like A, B, and C?” These are questions we get all the time, and answering them in a way that is clear, concise, and not overly-technical is a challenge. LeasePilot doesn’t quite fit into an existing product category, so […]Read More »
[Webinar] The Cost of Time
The commercial lease drafting and revision process is a waiting game: The tenant waits for the first draft. Then you wait for the tenant’s lawyers to review. Then you wait for everybody on both sides to find time get on a conference call to negotiate changes. Rinse and repeat for every round of negotiation. Ask […]Read More »
Chris Rising Interviews LeasePilot CEO Gabriel Safar on “The Real Market” Podcast
Last week, LeasePilot Co-founder and CEO Gabriel Safar joined Chris Rising on “The Real Market” podcast to talk about the intersection of tech and commercial real estate leasing. The two discuss the common roadblocks leasing professionals face and how tech offers solutions. Listen to the podcast: iPhone users can use this link to stream the […]Read More »
Lease Abstracts: Artificial Intelligence or Document Automation? What’s the Difference?
Few CRE tech buzzwords command more investor interest than Artificial Intelligence (AI). It’s the new hot thing. And while AI is an undeniably exciting technology, does it deserve the hype it gets? For some applications, the answer is unequivocally, “yes.” For others, AI may be more trouble than it’s worth. In the case of lease […]Read More »
Making Legal a Profit Center for In-House Leasing Departments
If reading the words, “turn your in-house legal department into a profit center” makes you raise an eyebrow, you aren’t alone. Short of turning lawyers into part-time salespeople, how could a legal department focusing on leasing generate new revenue for a commercial real estate company? Here’s how one LeasePilot customer did it: Background The company, […]Read More »
Meet Julie King: LeasePilot’s Onboarding Specialist!
Getting new customers up and running on the LeasePilot Platform requires deep legal expertise and an expert-level knowledge of commercial real estate leases. We’re always excited when we add new team members that combine great legal talent with a background in commercial real estate. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that Julie King has joined […]Read More »