George Bonvillain

GEORGE BONVILLAIN
Commercial Real Estate Agent – Office Sales & Leasing Specialist

George Bonvillain is a Louisiana native and proud LSU graduate. Prior to joining Elifin, he spent one and a half years with a global sports agency in Manhattan where he negotiated marketing and endorsement deals for professional athletes. Before moving to New York, George earned his law degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU.

George is a skilled negotiator and represents clients with tenacity and a strong attention to detail. He excels at anticipating client needs and delivering applicable solutions.

He works with sellers and landlords to actively market their properties as well as with tenants and investors to service their real estate needs.

 

NOTABLE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, Commercial Investment Division (CID) – Member
Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s Quality of Place Committee – Member (2019-Present)
Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni – Board Member (current)

The Latest Content From George

I have three suggestions for negotiating a lower rent for your office space:   Go with a longer term lease. Commercial property leases can range from 1 year to 10 years. For a landlord, a shorter lease means that they’ll have to put work and marketing money into finding a new tenant sooner rather than later. This may mean that......

The answer to this question really depends on the specific market and type of business you’re targeting. In a large market like New York or San Francisco, the focus is on “smart” buildings. Buildings include things like temperature control, access control, very energy efficient windows. All things that make the building nicer and more secure. In a market like Baton......

This is kind of a trick question. Unlike residential real estate where leases are typically for 1 year, lease terms for commercial real estate vary widely. Many times, the lease term will depend on the building type, whether it’s a one story garden type office or a multi-story/multi-tenant building that you’d see downtown and other areas of Baton Rouge. Lease......

Generally, office space is tailored to each specific businesses’ needs whether it be small things like paint colors or big things like locations of walls and offices. When you’re moving into a new office space, it’s likely that the decisions that the previous business made for the space will not meet your needs for the space. Because of this, you......

For most businesses, the primary office space is a hub, home base and vital part of daily operations. However, leasing an office can be a company’s largest business expense. So, when it comes to re-signing your office lease it is important to be prepared. The following 5 tips will not only help you when re-signing your office lease but allow......

Your company office space reveals crucial details about the culture and brand. Where your company chooses to make its “home away from home” impacts client/customer experience, employee morale, and ultimately your overall success. Whether you have decided to expand into your first office space or find a new space that is more aligned with your needs, it is vital to......

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