On the surface, it may seem as though the commercial real estate (often abbreviated as CRE) business is an easy one. Decide what you’re looking for, scout it out, and then purchase it or sign a lease. No big deal - just another do-it-yourself job. How difficult can it be? Navigating the entire process the right way is a lot tougher than it appears. If you’re looking into purchasing or leasing real estate for your new business or as an investment, here are a few steps to help you find the best deals.