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Dealing with Renovations and Construction for Franchise Tenants

Prospective and new franchisees shouldn’t just stop at signing their initial commercial lease … they should start thinking ahead to their commercial lease renewal.

The Location You Lease is More Important Than the Franchise You Buy, Here's Why

When looking at franchise systems to join, potential franchisees will notice that many franchisors will operate on a “cookie cutter” system where each franchise store should more-or-less look and operate the same.

Coalition of Franchisee Associations Applauds Progress of the Protect Florida Small Business Act

As an advocate for small businesses, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) is pleased to report progress of pro-franchisee legislation introduced during the Florida legislative session.

CFA Opposes Joint Employer while Addressing Franchisor Control

On July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an Advice Memorandum (“memo”) which would greatly expand liability for franchisees across the country.

Leasing Commercial Space? 10 Questions for Franchise Tenants to Ask About the Landlord and the Property

As a franchise tenant, you will want to prepare yourself for lease negotiations with a commercial landlord.

Children's Services Remains a Hot Franchise Category

An article in Entrepreneur Magazine by Jason Daley explains the reasons why the children's services franchise sector continues to enjoy sustained growth.

In Franchising Some Things Never Change

 In my first book Franchising from The Inside Out, I presented The 10 Commandments of Franchising. Now twelve years later, I believe these remain as true today as they did then. I’ve edited them to highlight the most important ones.

Chicken or Egg Site Selection and Leasing; Which Comes First, Finding a Franchisee or Finding a Site?

For over 15 years, we have been speaking at franchise shows across North America about real estate leasing.