How to Negotiate a Lease with a Tenant Improvement Dollars Offering

Having a landlord contribute to your club's construction costs usually is a positive step, but costs and outcomes may vary. Paying close attention to detail and asking questions about how the money is spent are critical.

Even though banks are starting to lend again after an almost complete stoppage during the recession that started in 2008, borrowing money for a renovation or new club can still be a daunting task. For that reason, some club owners are getting funding from landlords because landlords have a stronger motivation to negotiate as they need to rent empty, non-revenue generating space.

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