DT Spade Blog

14 April, 2017

How to Select the Best Commercial Real Estate Firm to Work For.

Where are you in your career as a commercial real estate broker? Are you just starting out and want to know how to choose the right firm to begin your career? Or are you a seasoned broker who is wondering if the grass is greener somewhere else? A career in commercial real estate can be lucrative and rewarding in many ways, but if it were easy, everyone would do it. Finding the right firm that...
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21 November, 2016

Dentistry From One to Five Offices: Part 1 - Why?

Part 1: Why would anyone want five dental practices? November 2016 – Q & A with Pete Newcomb Is dentistry an art, science or business? At DTSpade, we’d argue that it is all three. But every Client decides how much time they can allocate to each. Do you invest in getting better at your craft? Do you invest in the newest equipment or staff training? Do you invest in improving operations, speeding...
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21 November, 2016

Lease Satisfaction Scores Tougher than CMS’

How FASB and debt markets will grade healthcare organizations’ leases Because of the prevalence of capital leasing for many companies, FASB and IASB have amended accounting guidance (ASC 842) to provide more reporting on lease transactions. IASB and FASB differ on how operating leases will be disclosed and valued on the financial statements. For this purpose, we will focus on the FASB guidelines....
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21 November, 2016

Public Works Can’t Clean up this Mess

How the leases you sign may affect bond ratings FASB and IASB have amended accounting guidance (ASC 842) to provide more transparency for lease transactions. Breaking with tradition of adopting FASB standards, GASB appears poised to adopt the IASB single-lease approach over the FASB method. If that happens, the new accounting standards will require governments to recognize all lease obligations...
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21 November, 2016

No More Leases in the Junk Drawer

How FASB has changed lease accounting and performance bonuses at the same time Because of the prevalence of leasing for many companies, FASB and IASB have amended accounting guidance (ASC 842) to provide more reporting on lease transactions. The new accounting standards require organizations to recognize all lease obligations (over 12-months) on their balance sheets, to ensure greater...
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15 November, 2016

Imagine Our City with Integrity

Dr. Hugh Flax and the Deal that Never Was For over 25 years, Flax Dental has been a successful business built on excellence in quality care. Dr. Hugh Flax is nationally known through his speaking and has been a contributing commentator on MSNBC, ABC, USAToday and Good Morning America. He’s even served as President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, accumulating eight times the annual...
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8 November, 2016

Imagine Our City with More Jobs

Osborne Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Commits to the Community Osborne Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has been providing a valuable service to families in the DeKalb County region for over 30 years. Dr. Thomas Osborne provides a diagnosis for oral conditions as well as implants, removal of impacted teeth, cosmetic surgery, and oral bone grafting through a staff of six. Dr. Osborne trained at the...
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8 November, 2016

Imagine Atlanta Without a Net

How do you kill three birds with one stone? It doesn’t happen often, but in 2016, DTSpade helped two of the city’s most critical organizations to execute a plan that helped one of Atlanta’s most vital hospitals expand its campus, secure more parking and ensure a long term future for a critical community program. In the same transaction, DTSpade helped Fulton County to lower its operating expenses...
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25 October, 2016

Imagine Texas Without Tralongo Dental Solutions’ Acquisition of Southern Dental

Southern Dental started as a family-run business and expanded into 10 dental offices throughout Texas. They had considered a sale on and off again for years, but by 2015, the situation had become dire. Without an equity partner and Dental Solutions expertise, the offices wouldn’t make it through the summer.
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1 September, 2016

Who’s got a better multiple than Waze? Your Own City.

Technology, implementation of that technology and viable financial business models are beginning to align for governments to capitalize on new opportunities. The influx of residents to city centers provides challenges to infrastructure, but also opportunities to mine and monetize data. Traffic continues to be the greatest pain point for residents but also opportunity for relief by utilizing...
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