18 – How To Reduce The Risk Of A Personal Guarantee

Hello, and welcome to Episode 018 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. Joining in Episode 018 is co-host Natalie Pyles and today Craig talks about one aspect of your business lease and that is whether you offer a personally guarantee. If the landlord is contributing a lot to get your into the space then this might come up. Please get expert advise to guide you through this as your own financial liability is a serious consideration. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “18 – How To Reduce The Risk Of A Personal Guarantee”

17 – Financing Do’s and Don’ts – An interview with Bison Financial’s David Repka

Hello, and welcome to Episode 017 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. Joining in Episode 017 is Dave Repka from Bison Financial.

Craig and Dave discuss how to go about securing financing for your business. Acquiring a loan can be very tricky. Many institutions may lead you to believe that they will be able to approve your loan only to deny your application in the last stages of the process.

Learn how to plan ahead so that you can qualify for the funding that your business needs to begin, grow and engage in construction. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “17 – Financing Do’s and Don’ts – An interview with Bison Financial’s David Repka”

16 – When a Landlord Says They Won’t Make Changes To Their “Standard” Lease

Hello, and welcome to Episode 016 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. Joining in Episode 016 is co-host Natalie Pyles and today Craig discusses how to respond when a landlord says they won’t change their standard lease. Craig has experienced this many times and he can almost always add an addendum or make changes that will protect your interests. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “16 – When a Landlord Says They Won’t Make Changes To Their “Standard” Lease”

15 – The Importance of Comparing Site Demographics

Hello, and welcome to Episode 015 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. In Episode 015, Craig is joined by co-host Natalie Pyles and today the two talk about not getting too comfortable. The truth is that demographics change. Take the initiative to pull some market surveys and some drive times. You might be missing out by staying put when there are better markets for you. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “15 – The Importance of Comparing Site Demographics”

14 – Retailers Questions Answered: Q&A with the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)

Good morning and welcome to Episode 014 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. In Episode 014, we’re bringing you this special, long edition of the LeaseSmart Podcast. Craig is joined by ASTRA: The American Specialty Toy Association’s Mary and Michelle and the three have a question and answer session about all things leases. There is so much great information here. We hope this helps all of you business owners make your leasing decisions! Continue reading “14 – Retailers Questions Answered: Q&A with the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)”