Our Approach

Few things will more deeply engage your constituents than an inspiring workspace—one that works for staff, volunteers, donors and clients. Your organization deserves an affordable, flexible, functional office that embodies your mission. 

AQUILA knows the Austin nonprofit real estate market better than anyone. We have the relationships, insights and experience necessary to help your organization find the ideal workspace.

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How Leasing an Office for a Nonprofit Works at AQUILA

 

1. Discover Your Needs and Resources

Whether you’re tax-exempt or not, your nonprofit has unique real estate needs. We understand those needs; we’ve addressed them countless times. We will help you decide what you need in a new office or industrial space, then present you with the best options—for now and for your future.

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2. Uncover Options

No real estate firm is more rooted in Austin than AQUILA. We understand that it may take some extra legwork to meet your specific requirements. We will help you understand the pros and cons of owning versus leasing real estate and determine what makes sense for your organization. We will also leverage our relationships with developers and landlords that go back more than a decade in order to present you with options that nobody else can.

3. Simplify the Process 

Finding and moving into a new workspace can seem complex. Along the way, you will make dozens of decisions big and small. But it’s something we navigate everyday, and your AQUILA team will lead you through it. We’ll keep you updated—always—and help you understand the implications of your choices. 

4. Save the Most Money

Once your organization’s leadership and board have identified your top options, our savvy and seasoned brokers will begin negotiating the best possible lease terms. We will employ our comprehensive market data to ensure you don’t leave money on the table. You deserve an advocate. That’s what we do.

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Select Your Property: A Timeline

Our market-proven process will ensure you find the space you need at the terms you want.

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​Our Nonprofit Clients

But Don't Take Our Word For It

AQUILA is more than just a real estate brokerage. The AQUILA team is committed to Goodwill Central Texas as a partner, working side by side to ensure transactions are not only in our best interest, but also help to advance our mission. As our partner over the years they have spent innumerable hours answering questions and providing information because we needed help, regardless of whether it was related to a new real estate venture. They are our friends, partners, brokers and advisors all wrapped up in one.”

— Gerald L. Davis, President and CEO, Goodwill Central Texas

I was impressed with AQUILA's expertise, experience and work ethic. The value and savings they brought to us were extraordinary.”

— Gregory M. Aymond, Bishop of Austin, St. John Neumann Catholic Church

AQUILA has represented Goodwill Central Texas since its inception. The AQUILA team members understand and believe in our mission, and the close relationship adds value when we are looking at new building space. ”

— Roberta Schwartz, Vice President, Corporate Compliance and Risk Management, Goodwill Central Texas

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