While the firm's clients are exclusively tenants, Ugiss hesitates to call the firm a "tenant rep."
Ugiss prefers the term "broker/consultants" because, she said.
Ugiss is principal-in-charge of CPC Baker Harris in the United States.
Most of the companies that the firm assists, Ugiss said, are large multi-office or multi-national companies.
Corporations today, Ugiss said, are beginning to take a proactive rather than reactive stance with their real estate, Ugiss said.
With concessions better than ever, Ugiss said, may tenants are considering moves and consolidations because market conditions are such that they can increase quality and control costs.
But, contrary to what many tenants think, Ugiss said, real estate markets are not soft universally.