Catherine Sennett – 2014 Woman of Distinction

The Women of Distinction spotlights the region’s most influential business women who’ve made a difference in their communities, blazed a trail and are leaving a mark on Philadelphia business.

5 Business Lessons from Airline Safety Instructions

While sitting on a crowded plane returning from a recent trip, I was half listening to the flight attendant demonstrate the standard safety instructions we all hear before take-off. I gave the instructions a bit more thought and realized that the same basic rules apply in business. Although many of the safety guidelines apply to … Continued

Jackson Cross Partners Volunteers for Event at Ronald McDonald House

It was a lovely evening for Jackson Cross volunteers and the families at Front and Erie’s Ronald McDonald House. Based on the countless compliments, we got the impression that they don’t get a spread like ours very often. After the families were served we had a chance to taste the meal we’d prepared, and boy … Continued

Five Insider Secrets on Creative Densification

I visited a client’s office recently to review a lease renewal strategy. Business is good, the customer list is growing, and HR is busy recruiting and hiring new associates. This is typically great news for a real estate consultant like me. Growth usually means the need for more space. But our conversation took a different … Continued

SMC: New Transaction Management Process Creates Efficiency

In 2007, SMC purchased Health South Corporation’s Outpatient Rehabilitation division which included approximately 600 facilities in 35 states.  The same year, SMC purchased NovaCare Rehabilitation, a leading provider of physical and occupational therapy services, with 540 operating clinics throughout the United States. The real estate division for each company independently managed their… Download Case Study »

CTDI: JCP Assists CTDI in Securing Two Lease Solution

In Lebanon, TN, CTDI needed to find a solution that matched specific institutional grade product design characteristics for an unconventional size requirement for that market under extreme time pressure with expansion flexibility.  This solution had to ensure little labor turnover from the existing… Download Case Study »  

SMC: Fast Turnaround Enables Relocation Effort in Lenexa, KS

In mid-June, 2013, SMC decided to relocate and downsize their Lenexa, KS location, to provide a more accessible location for their patients at a more competitive rate. The ideal location needed to be within two to three miles of the current office.  The current lease term was expiring in December of 2013. This meant that … Continued

CTDI: Negotiation Leads to Construction of 140,000 SF Modern Facility

In July 2013, CTDI presented Jackson Cross Partners (JCP) with a challenge to find a new location in the Greater Albany, NY area.  The combination of an extremely tight timeline, specific institutional product specifications, and wide geographic parameters but colored by a strong geographic preference, posed a formidable acquisition requirement.  With aging product and obsolete … Continued