Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business

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When it comes to business, there is no standard lease!

Ready to haggle for the best deal possible? Turn to Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business,-- you'll find the information, advice and strategies you need when negotiating with an experienced landlord.

This practical handbook explains how to analyze space needs, find the ideal location and then get the best possible terms. Learn how to:

  • determine the real cost of renting
  • keep future rent at manageable levels
  • get the most out of your broker and attorney
  • suggest alternatives to hefty security deposits
  • allocate responsibility and cost of fixing up your space
  • negotiate flexibility to expand, renew or leave early
  • ensure costs are shared fairly among tenants
  • avoid dealing with costly code compliance and clean-ups
  • save your lease if you can't live up to it now and then
The 2nd edition provides new strategies and advice throughout, plus new checklists that will help you at every step of your negotiation.

Comprehensive and written in plain English, Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business, is essential for entrepreneurs on the hunt for a fair and workable lease.

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About the Author:

Janet Portman an attorney and Nolo’s executive editor specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law. She is the author or coauthor of Every Landlord's Legal Guide, Every Tenant's Legal Guide, Renters' Rights, Leases & Rental Agreements, The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights and Responsibilities, and others. Portman received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and a law degree from Santa Clara University. As a practicing attorney, she specialized in Criminal defense before joining Nolo.

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"Educate yourself about negotiating a lease through a book like [Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business ]." San Francisco Chronicle

"Shows you how to rewrite the boilerplate you're presented with to get the most flexibility at the lowest cost." Accounting Today

"Relatively few books exist on negotiating commercial leases, and most only skim the process.... all advice and strategies needed to evaluate a commercial space and obtain a good lease is standard in Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business." Bookwatch

"A fine book on leasing... Portman and Steingold have crafted a dandy book for the aspiring entrepreneur as well as a valuable reference book for the seasoned businessperson." Sacramento Business Journal

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