5 People to Know Before Signing a Commercial Lease

Involving the right key players before signing a lease allows you to get instant feedback on the big decisions you have to make. Get these professionals engaged early on for their advice—doing so will help complications down the line.

Each one of these professionals can lean on each other, too, and answer certain questions when evaluating a potential commercial space. It is sort of like a domino effect; the designer designs the space, a contractor gives you an estimate based on design and then you negotiate a contract with the landlord based on that determined budget. 

Here are the five people you need to know before signing any commercial lease.

3 Steps to Creating a Simply Unforgettable Restaurant Concept

3 Steps to Creating a Simply Unforgettable Restaurant Concept

The experience someone has dining at your restaurant is just as important as the food itself. People go out to eat not just for their favorite bites, but to encounter something that they can’t get at home. When it comes to creating a memorable restaurant concept, it’s best to start with the basics. Here is how we help our clients establish a unique experience through interior design.

7 Ways to Attract Millennials to Your Restaurant

7 Ways to Attract Millennials to Your Restaurant

For those of us in the restaurant industry, one of the most important things to note about the Millennial generation is that they dine out more often than Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. It would behoove us as owners, operators and designers in food & beverage to pay attention to their wants and needs, and adapt to Millennial food trends.

In order to develop this list of things that restaurants should implement to please this activated segment of the population, I turned to my trusted peers, born between the early 1980s and late 1990s. Here’s what they had to say:

Why Hiring a Commercial Interior Designer is Worth The Investment

Why Hiring a Commercial Interior Designer is Worth The Investment

As designers, we have our process down to a “T.” Tasks that take non-designers days or weeks to complete are a cinch for us because we’ve streamlined our work into an effective and efficient process. Transforming a space can be an incredibly stressful event. When you put the work into the hands of a skilled and trusted expert, you can turn a hectic experience into a fun, easy and creative journey!

Six Secret Ingredients to Designing a Successful Restaurant

Six Secret Ingredients to Designing a Successful Restaurant

I think we all agree that good food and good customer service are crucial for return business, but businesses are finding that they need to do more than fine-tune their operations to sustain their customers. Diners are now searching for dining experiences that move the barometer from “good” to “awesome,” experiences that they can rave about to their friends and family.