Is Your Rent Climbing and Sales Dropping?

While the economy remains in recovery mode and the retail world is radically disrupted by online shopping, brick-and-mortar retail sales may be trending down while at the same time rents escalate year over year. In [...]

Test the waters before jumping into a long term lease with a new product!

Do you have a new product or service you want to introduce to the retail market, but have questions on how to realize this and wonder how your product or service will be received?  You [...]

Subleasing Horror Story

Imagine you pay a restaurant owner $50,000 to buy his business. He hands you an agreement and you both sign it to memorialize the business transaction. He then hands you the keys to the business. [...]

WHY ONLINE SHOPPING IS A BAD HABIT

We all know that online shopping saves us a lot of time where buying a new pair of shoes is just one click away! However, the bad ecological effects of online shopping are not so [...]

Are mall rents really as high as you think they are?… Not at all!

Photo Credit: Pexels Malls offer the most flexible leasing terms there are! Many small business owners fail to realize that mall rentals can be very affordable. There are several options available from pop-up [...]

Managing Your Emotions Throughout the Leasing Process

As you move through the process of your lease there is a predictable pattern that every independent retail business tends to follow. You might be surprised to hear this, but what you experience each step [...]