Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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Arlington Economic Development 
1100 N Glebe Rd
Suite 1500
Arlington, VA 22201

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Tips on Negotiating a Commercial Lease - 3/4/20 -C0001


This workshop is for anyone looking for Retail, Office or Industrial Space

  • Learn the important Terms & Issues in a Commercial Lease.
  • Learn the right Process used in negotiating a Commercial Lease.
  • Learn how to Mitigate the Risk in a Commercial Lease.

 A commercial lease is one of the most important agreements you will ever sign and negotiating a favorable lease places your business in a position to succeed. Remember that a Commercial Lease is prepared by the Landlord in favor of the Landlord. Your responsibility as a potential Tenant is to read it completely, understand what it says, and then ask for modifications that will favor you.

In this workshop you’ll learn the important elements of a Commercial Lease and how they can impact your business. You’ll learn how to quantify your risk and limit your personal liability. And you’ll learn the leasing process and strategy required to get a favorable deal. 

Instructor Bio:

Richard Rose began his career in retail home furnishings; and for 30 years served as President and CEO of several furniture stores in Virginia and Maryland. From management and sales training to marketing and human resources, he’s gained hands-on experience in every aspect of a retail business and has been able to guide numerous entrepreneurs through the process of starting their own brick & mortar business. In addition, Richard has been a commercial landlord throughout most of his career.