In case you missed them, here are some of the posts from REoptimizer® in April:
One of the most important CRE metrics in the restaurant world is the rent-to-sales ratio. Most restaurateurs know that profitability starts to feel squeezed at rents that exceed 8 percent of sales and almost impossible to achieve when rents are over 10 percent of sales. Retailers also track their sales per square foot rent to sales ratios to ensure that pricey store locations are paying off in enhanced income.
While lease negotiations may cover complicated legal documents that can carry millions of dollars in overall costs, turning the process around to your benefit doesn't have be hard to do. To make your negotiations successful, the key is to go in with a good strategy. Here are some tactics that you can use to help support your strategy in your next lease negotiation: