Leasing commercial space is probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a business owner. Choosing the right property on the right terms may be just as critical to your success as establishing a sound business model. Sure, getting a good deal on rent today is vital. But a well-crafted lease will ultimately protect your interests for the long haul.
With so much riding on commercial lease agreements, these documents can be especially complex. Why? Primarily because they establish a necessary relationship between landlord and tenant, covering a wide variety of terms and contingencies that have lasting financial implications for both parties.
So it’s not surprising this process is ripe for missteps if you don’t do your homework. No matter what size company you operate, it’s essential you get off to a good start. Engaging an experienced commercial real estate broker may save you time, money and headache, and can be critical to your bottom line for years to come.
Whether you’ve a first time tenant or you’ve been around the block before and need a refresher, to help you better navigate the sometimes arduous leasing process we’ve outlined some of the most important items a small business owner (really, every business owner) should understand before entering into a lease agreement.
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