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Debunking Lease Renewal Myths, for Franchise Tenants

As a prospective or new franchise tenant, you need to pay close attention to your initial commercial lease, but don’t just stop there! You should also think ahead to your commercial lease renewal!

Figuring Out Where Your Business Will Thrive, Not Just Survive

The location a franchisee leases is like the foundation upon every other brick that is laid for the business.

Negotiating the Business Terms of the Commercial Lease

Although it would be nice, it’s highly unlikely that a commercial landlord will hand you a proposed lease with correctly worded and perfect terms and conditions.

Commercial Leasing 101 for Franchise Tenants

Joining a well-recognized franchise system can help an entrepreneur find business success; however, starting the commercial leasing process in the right direction is critical for achieving the best results. If you take the wrong path, you may not achieve your goals or even your business's full potential.

Kix Mobile Announces “No Fee” Area Development and New Startup Package for Franchisees

The initiatives will save hundreds of thousands of dollars for Kix Mobile franchisees on territory and new store development!

Can You Negotiate Free Rent? It is Possible for Franchise Tenants

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.

Buying vs. Leasing Commercial Space: Pros and Cons for Franchise Tenants

As we explain in our new book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, the most common reason tenants lease space instead of buying a location is because of availability – or a lack thereof. Ninety-five percent of all commercial space is for lease and not for sale.

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.