From Ecomm to Brick-and-Mortar: What to Consider

Trendster Kirstyn Shaw started her online cookie business in 2020, and now that things are opening up again, she’s considering a brick-and-mortar bakery. 

She recently asked for Trendsters’ advice on two potential rental agreements:

MG: Tenant pays base rent plus a proportional share of other costs associated with the property such as taxes, utilities, insurance, and maintenance. NN: Tenant pays base rent plus all the expenses of the property.

Here’s what Trendsters have to say about opening a retail store: