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November 8, 2016

Selling Your Franchise Unit as a Franchisee

Bottom line, there is no better exit strategy from owning a franchise unit than selling it. Only this option gives you the ability to retain the equity you built into the unit as well as cash out on your initial investment.


October 19, 2016

What Advertising Structure Makes Sense for Your Franchise

There are many aspects of franchising that factor into the overall success. Creating the FDD, recruiting franchisees, and developing proprietary products typically take the spotlight. One that doesn’t receive a lot of attention is building out an effective advertising structure.


October 4, 2016

Must Have Components for Your Franchise Lease Contract

With franchises that require a brick and mortar location, it’s essential to ensure that the lease works in favor of the franchisee. Over my years practicing real estate law, I’ve seen many leases that leave operators exposed to being forced to move, having the lease terminated, or unable to sell their franchisee unit when looking to retire or cashout.