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Preleasing Undeveloped Property for Franchise Tenants

As either a new or existing franchise tenant, you may be tempted to prelease undeveloped property (to open a new store or move your store to). As explained in the book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, this is potentially the most unpredictable lease agreement for a tenant to enter into.

Six Questions to Ask Your Franchisor before Leasing Commercial Space

Stepping onto a busy street to cross without looking both ways first can prove to be dangerous! We can say the same thing for entrepreneurs considering a franchise opportunity.

Negotiating Free Rent for Franchise Tenants

As explained in our new book Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, free rent is just one negotiable factor in a commercial lease. Even if you did not receive a rent-free period when you signed your first lease, you may be eligible for one when you renew (although you may have to work harder to get free rent on a renewal).

Why the Location You Lease is More Important Than the Franchise You Buy

One of the key attractions of any successful franchise systems is its proven formulas … as a franchisee, you will be joining a franchise system where much of the initial legwork has been don

Why the Location You Lease Is More Important than the Franchise You Buy

One of the key attractions of any successful franchise systems is its proven formulas … as a franchisee, you will be joining a franchise system where much of the initial legwork has been done and any business mistakes have already been corrected.