Looking At A New Shop Tomorrow...........

Business By littlecake Updated 20 Oct 2010 , 12:49pm by Loucinda

littlecake Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 2:44am
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it's bigger and cheaper than my current place.

if i take it...it should take 6 to 8 weeks to get it ready, i'm thinking of asking for a break on the rent for the first 2 months....what do ya'll think?

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trishvanhoozer Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 2:55am
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It never hurts to ask!! you could ask for one month free if you sign the contract within 2 weeks. That way they will have incentive to give you the bonus month. I would love to be able to open my own shop..... so I am jealous!! Good luck!

Motta Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 3:04am
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I've never negotiated a lease but the leasing agent told me it's very common to give a couple months or more of free rent to entice renters. Good luck!

Loucinda Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 12:43pm
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I agree, can't hurt to ask! Good luck!!!

littlecake Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 10:05pm
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well it looks like i may be moving, he will give me a deal...now i just gotta check with the city planner and submit a floorplan to the health dept.

i'm in my 9th year at the place i'm at....theres A LOT to move!

Loucinda Posted 20 Oct 2010 , 12:49pm
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AWESOME!! Keep us posted on how the move goes!! icon_smile.gif

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