There you are, pouring over the classifieds, looking at townhomes for rent in Denton, then Northlake, Dish, Justin, Ponder, and last but not least, Fort Worth. Your head is spinning and sweat breaks out on your forehead. There are so many to look at. There are so many features to consider, so many locations to consider, and so many other variables to weigh.
It’s enough to drive a strong man to drink!
Do you want some help?
So you call a real estate agent, and she takes you around to look at a few townhomes, and you smile and ask your questions and pick up some lease agreements, and then you come home and pour another tall drink.
It’s just too much!
I can give you some help!
And by that time you begin to question your own motivations. Do you really need a townhome? Maybe that studio of yours is good enough for one more year. Moving is such a hassle, and blah, blah, and more blah.
And so it goes! Another tragic case of relocation burnout!
It doesn’t have to be that way. Allow me to help you.
Looking for a townhome is no different than looking for studios for rent, a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a condo. You make up a list of non-negotiable items you must have, and the place which has the most non-negotibables is the winner of the contest. What are non-negotiable items you need? That changes with each person. Maybe you need to be within ten miles of your job. Maybe you need to be on a bus-line, or close to the interstate. Perhaps you want a park nearby, or close access to shopping. And maybe you want a swimming pool or other such amenities. It is all individualistic and it changes with each person.
So make the list, check off each item as you look at different townhomes, and then make the logical choice.
The same process is followed by those who are looking for a small office shop for lease, or a room warehouse, or perhaps a relaxing makerspace. You make your list of non-negotiable items, your “must-haves,” you narrow your search down to a particular area, and then you begin contacting commercial real estate leasing agents for viewings. Which warehouse has easy access to the interstate? Which one has roll-up doors? Which office is locate close to other similar businesses, or which retail location is surrounded by good retail outlets? Make the list, check it twice, and choose the best that you see.
These are all factors taken into account by Ron Sturgeon, owner of the newest business park in Fort Worth, Box Office Warehouse Suites, the first and only business park in Fort Worth made entirely from shipping containers.
Sturgeon calls them offices with attitude, commercial property for rent with attitude, and he believes his business park is specifically designed to appeal to the most cross-sections in the business world, from those who need offices to those who need artist suites, and everything in-between.
It’s a new concept in Fort Worth but hey, somebody always has to be first with a great idea!
Anyway, happy hunting for that townhome!