Before you Open your business: Q&A Workshop -Woodlawn Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, August 18, 2022 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)
QUESTIONS TO ADDRESS
Why you need a RE Attorney.
Are you currently working with a real estate agent?
What type of business are you looking to operate out of the space?
What is your expected move-in date?
What is your monthly budget?
Do you have funding in place?
How many square feet do you require?
Are you looking for a commercial or a live/work situation?
What requirements do you have for the space? (i.e. hood, parking, load-in-load out, walk-in cooler, patio seating, etc)
What zoning do you need?
How long of a lease are you hoping to sign and do you want a right to refusal(first option to renew)
Are you open to sharing space?
Do you have a business plan?
Do you have a marketing toolkit?
Is all of your licensing in place?
Letter of good standing from your bank?
Do you currently have funding secured?
Do you have a real estate attorney?
How are you going to sell you and your business to a prospective landlord?
How much can I get a landlord to pay to improve the space?
What city programs are out there that can help me finance signage, improvement of storefront, etc.