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Protect Your Small Business from Bad Real Estate Decisions – Montgomery County

April 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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If you are ready to find your new retail or office space, this workshop will provide you with the working knowledge to find and secure your location and understand your commercial lease. Learn how to avoid the potential landmines that can cost you your business and quite possibly your home, personal property, credit rating and more.

Discover what you need to do before you start “looking” for space for either retail or office properties. This workshop will address the basics of the commercial lease, especially the lease clauses which will impact your bottom line. You’ll also learn the differences between buildings, how to properly evaluate between them, and how to make an offer on the space you want.

Other topics include:

  • What you should have in your lease relative to the type of tenant you are and how you intend to use the space
  • The basics of the Triple Net Lease and The Full Service Lease
  • How to keep as much money as possible in your pockets before you open for business
  • The relationship between your business revenue and your rent
  • How to not be working for the landlord by using the Best Negotiating Tactics!
  • Which lease clauses can actually cost you if you are not careful
  • How to minimize your personal guarantee for the lease
  • How to best calculate your space/square footage requirements
  • Important questions to ask the landlord and/or their agents… the answers might surprise you!
  • Space planning and how a good layout can save you thousands of dollars…

About the speaker: Bob Canter is the President and Founder of Performance Realty Solutions, a commercial real estate consulting firm. He is also Managing Partner of CA Commercial Realty Partners  and Creator of the Canter Center for Commercial Real Estate, a self-help initiative to assist small business owners find and secure their brick and mortar business location and a one stop web portal for comprehensive commercial real estate information.

Bob is an expert in commercial leases and contracts and has negotiated hundreds of commercial real estate (CRE) transactions throughout his career representing both major Fortune 500 Companies as well as the small business owner. He has also been involved in $100 million commercial real estate portfolio sales earlier in his career.

All too many times, Bob has seen how making bad decisions in real estate can result in catastrophe for a small business owner and how easily those mistakes could have been avoided with better advice. This is why Bob’s practice focuses solely on tenants & Buyers of commercial real estate and why small business owners in need of expert guidance and staunch advocacy seek Bob out to facilitate their commercial real estate needs.

*Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Startup, Growth


Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards payment only). You must register to reserve your seat.