Business Planning

Developing a plan of action may seem like a daunting task, but don’t worry our consultants will work with you step by step to develop your business objectives which include your financial strategies, operational strategies, marketing strategies, and more.

What Can We Help You With?

Lease Negotiation

The SBDC Commercial Real Estate Specialists will help you obtain the best lease terms and can assist you in negotiations for your new business location. Our specialists will review your financial statements to assure the lease terms fit the projected growth of your business, help you negotiate net rent to stay within budget, review your launch timeline for move-in and opening to mitigate unplanned costs, and help you communicate with the landlord to assist both parties feel confident about the new lease.

Lease Negotiation

Site Selection Assistance

Searching for an ideal location for your business? Our Commercial Real Estate Specialists can assist you in conducting due diligence for your new location by conducting a market analysis of your target areas, setting cost targets and connecting you with city officials who may help answer questions.

Site Selection Assistance

Business Plan Development

The SBDC helps its clients create a business plan appropriate for achieving funding, growth objectives, or startup goals. We work with clients regardless of their stage in business and offer guidance through the business plan process to determine their business goals, research and communicate their ideas, review financial data, and create engaging marketing plans.

Business Plan Development

Business Formation*

Discover what business structure is right for your business. Our team will explain the business structures available to you and what legal and tax implications they may hold. We can also help you identify the legal forms and fees associated with forming your business.

*Our consultants and team do not provide legal advice when it comes to entity formation. Please consult with a legal advisor to proceed further and complete any required filing and submission steps.

Business Formation*

Permits and Licenses Guidance

Our consultants at the SBDC will help review the scope of your proposed project. We can help identify what permits may be required and direct you towards the appropriate agency. Furthermore, we provide assistance with form completion for permits and licenses.

Permits and Licenses Guidance
Feasibility Study

Feasibility Study

Discover the true potential of a business idea. The SBDC helps clients view their idea through a business perspective by examining the considered market size, probable business scenarios, technical, operational, and financial feasibility.

Market Analysis

Market Analysis

Our SBDC research team prepares detailed industry reports about the clients target market information, market size, pricing, regulatory information, opportunities, and strengths.