The Strip Mall Insider Responses to Questions

Population density and impressions determine sales in strip malls

Strip mall sales volumes are usually closely tied to traffic counts and population density. Sometimes being a block off the action isn’t good enough. The answer to this question from Lino in Chile applies universally. LINO ALFARO wrote: Hi, I got a location and I want to develop a Strip Mall in CHILE. Its 1 […]

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How to Find Strip Mall Owners

How about a directory for strip mall owners?

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Can My Landlord Kick Me Out for a Better Deal?

Wal-Mart wants to make a deal with your landlord and he wants you GONE so he can sell the property and make some big money. What are your landlord’s rights? How about yours?

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Strip Mall Maintenance Costs

How much does it cost to operate a strip mall each year? Let’s look at some of the determining factors, and how they each affect the expense budget.

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How To Calculate Rent For a Freestanding Fast Food Drive-Thru

Higher Sales Volume and Costs Justify Higher Rent for a Freestanding Drive-Thru As Opposed to a Strip Center Endcap or Inline Shop Space–But How Much Higher? From Lyle in Illinois Q :We are looking to open our first fast food franchise location. We have found a location which is an ex-fast food location with existing […]

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Shortcuts for Estimating Sustainable Shop Rent Levels

If your franchisor doesn’t have a good income and expense model, or if you’re on your own and you need to estimate the most rent your can pay, here’s a quick calculation for you. From Ask The Strip Mall Insider…

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