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. [...]


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 [...]

Early Terminations

Before You Throw the Keys Back at Your Landlord Have you ever felt like throwing the keys back at your landlord? If you feel like you’re stuck in an agreement that’s gone sour it happens [...]

Knowledge Feeds Confidence

The Key to Being a Successful Independent Retailer Being knowledgeable in all the aspects of your independent retail business is important, because it builds your confidence. As your confidence builds it means your business is [...]