Negotiation efforts to lower the rate by a nickel or dime per rentable square foot per month can fail which leaves other areas to reduce costs.   Without an expert on your side, these are missed.  Dedicated representation looks at all factors that affect cost, risk and tenant obligations.   Motivations and the landlord’s accounting methods are examples. A tenant rep who is a 100% on your side  can help you navigate. The Long Beach market commissions are paid whether you use their guy or have your own.