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Aspen Board of Realtors statistics from 2013 show it was another good year in the recovery phase of the local real estate market.

How to Navigate the Commercial Property Rental Marketplace

Understanding how commercial rents are structured and comparing rents on different spaces can be confusing to many. Commercial rents basically have four components: 1) the base, 2) additional rent that includes the tenant's share of the Common Area Maintenance fees, or CAM, the buildings insurance and real estate taxes, 3) an annual escalation factor, and 4) often some type of rent abatement at the beginning of the lease.

One of the unwelcome phenomena of the slow real estate market in the past few years is the amount of time it takes to sell a typical Aspen property.