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The Location You Lease Is More Important than the Franchise You Buy, Here's Why

When looking at franchise systems to join, potential franchisees will notice that many franchisors will operate on a “cookie cutter” system where each franchise store should more-or-less look and operate the same.

Seven Questions to Ask Your Franchisor Before Leasing Commercial Space

Many future franchisees think that when they join a franchise system, the franchisor will complete everything for them. Think again!

Negotiating the Operating Costs as Rent

Readers of our new book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, will learn (in-part) that although most commercial real estate professionals may tell you that operating

Counteroffering the Landlord's Lease Renewal Proposal

You have received your landlord’s lease-renewal proposal … what is your next step? Your job isn’t to simply accept those terms. The proposal is just the beginning.

Leasing Commercial Space? 10 Questions for Franchise Tenants to Ask About the Landlord and the Property

As a franchise tenant, you will want to prepare yourself for lease negotiations with a commercial landlord.

Chicken or Egg Site Selection and Leasing - Which Comes First, Finding a Franchisee or Finding a Site?

 

Chicken or Egg Site Selection and Leasing – Which Comes First, Finding a Franchisee or Finding a Site?

Chicken or Egg Site Selection and Leasing; Which Comes First, Finding a Franchisee or Finding a Site?

For over 15 years, we have been speaking at franchise shows across North America about real estate leasing.

Franchisees, Negotiate the Rental Rate

It should come as no surprise that rent can be one of your three major business expenses, if not the largest.