Don't Forget Beneficial Transportation in Operating Expenses

If you’re the owner of a large retail property or several properties, you might decide to capitalize on the convenience factor and provide transportation for shoppers. While maximizing sales benefits you in the form of higher percentage rent and maintaining cotenancy obligations by ensuring that tenants stay in business, remember that it also is a plus to those businesses. Make sure that in the lease you include any costs related to the transportation services in the list of costs that you can pass through as operating expenses or CAM costs.

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