Unless you operate a business out of your home, or own the building from which your shingle dangles, you need to lease commercial space. For the typical owner, this process can be daunting--and cluttered with costly, potential pitfalls. With Leasing Space for Your Small Business, you can proceed with confidence. This practical handbook explains how to analyze space needs and then go about finding the ideal location at the best price. Learn how to: * determine the real cost of renting * negotiate with an experienced landlord * read the small print in a lease -- and protect yourself if the landlord presents a one-sided lease * allocate the responsibility -- and cost -- of fixing up the space * deal with a contractor during remodeling * end a lease early * share the space with a sub-tenant * respond to an eviction notice * problem solve without hiring a lawyer Comprehensive and, as always, written in plain English, Leasing Space for Your Small Business is essential for entrepreneurs on the hunt for a fair and workable lease.