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Jul 16
 Should I Buy or Lease? The better question is, do you want to be in the “business of owning real estate”?Considerations:Is your business in a mature state and do you know how much square footage your business will need in the next 5-10 years?  If the answer is no, then you should lease until you know.  Leasing gives you more flexibility grow into space or downsize if necessary.  If you own it, that mortgage payment doesn't change.If your business fails... + read more
Sep 25
Why are options important for a  tenant?If you are a retail or an office tenant leasing space and you are in the process of renewing your lease agreement make sure you understand how important an “option to renew” in your lease is.   Most business owners do not understand that they can control the space  they rent with negotiating these “options to renew”.  It ultimately gives you long term control of the space(like ownership), rent control and... + read more
May 24
During the “great recession” I witnessed so many businesses either going out of business or downsizing locations to survive the 5 year slow down from 2007 to 2012. It was a depressing and difficult time. However, since 2012 we have seen and experienced a gradual and strengthened recovery. The following are the top 4 reasons why I think it makes sense to either lease or buy that new location!  Landlords are motivated to fill the spaces they have. That means low rental rates... + read more
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