Not-For-Profit Practice


As with corporate users, not-for-profit organizations face workplace decisions that will impact their operations and financial health for years to come. Accordingly, not-for-profit groups require the forward-thinking representation offered by InterRelate’s Not-for-Profit practice. InterRelate has extensive experience working with not-for-profit organizations to develop real estate management strategies that will help address the following needs and concerns:

  • Occupancy costs
  • Flexibility
  • Space Utilization
  • Alignment of standards and policies to the organization's philosophy and overall strategy
  • Integration of new trends in office design and operations
  • Changes in funding availability
  • Endowment preservation
  • Space usage
  • Adequate facilities for volunteers
  • Space requirements (on-site or remote) for board meetings
  • Conflicts of interest 
  • Mission and purpose of organization
  • Cost efficiency 
  • Auditing concerns
  • Shared facilities and amenities
  • Capacity for training facilities
  • Proximity to transportation, government offices, municipalities, etc.
  • Implementation of office space standards
  • Storage and file archiving space (on-site or remote)
  • State-of-the-art technological capabilities
  • Funding (mix and funder requirements)
  • Nature of services provided
  • Compatibility with other tenants 

In following the usual business model of corporate users, not-for-profit organizations look for ways to boost productivity through the use of diverse and flexible work settings, shared facilities and cutting-edge technology. To make the most effective real estate decisions, not-for-profit organizations need a service provider with comprehensive resources and relevant expertise. InterRelate provides these services against a broad background of experience arranging traditional and complex transactions on behalf of not-for-profit organizations.

Case Studies: National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, University Client