Buying a franchise

Advice or opinion on buying a franchise

Site Selection Secrets for Franchise Tenants


You’ve likely heard the adage, “location, location, location”. The site that you choose to set up shop as a franchisee can – ultimately – spell success or failure for your business. Franchisors can offer name recognition, marketing support, and/or complete franchisee training; however, not all franchisors offer any specific commercial real estate help. Instead, they often “rubber stamp” a chosen site (often without even seeing it).

Franchise Agreement Negotiation

In part 4 of a series titled Top Ten Provisions to "Never" Negotiate in a Franchise Agreement, advice is given from the franchisor attorney's point of view that is apparently meant at the same time to be illuminating to a franchisee. Before signing your franchise agreement, consult a franchisee attorney who is going to be on your side.