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Why use this toolkit?

Get smart tips on buying or leasing commercial real estate and find answers to your questions about financing, negotiating a lease and pitfalls to watch out for.

What's included

  • Guide: Buying Commercial Real Estate

    Learn how to budget, negotiate and choose the right advisors.

  • How to negotiate a commercial lease effectively

    Negotiate like a pro to get the right lease—at the right price—for your needs.

  • How to get approved for commercial real estate financing

    Get tips on how to prepare for a meeting with your banker and maximize your odds of getting a loan.

  • Real estate assessment tool

    Answer a few questions to decide whether it’s better for you to buy or lease.

  • 7 commercial real estate surprises to avoid

    See our tips on costs you may have overlooked and how to prepare for them.

  • Video: Should I buy or lease my commercial space?

    Learn the pros and cons of each strategy.


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Money and finance

Who is it for?


Make the right decisions for your business when it comes to buying or leasing real estate.

Financial managers

Draw up a purchase or lease budget and factor in expenses that you may have overlooked.

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