A Division of Keyser
Keyser’s Franchise Real Estate Department
We are dedicated to retail commercial leasing for franchise brands throughout the U.S. and Canada.
ABOUT KEYSER’S FRANCHISE REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT
You know better than anyone, your brand is more than just a logo and a product—it’s an environment, a culture, a way of life. While no singular characteristic defines a brand, many play a role in how your customers perceive your brand, including your retail location and space. From planting your very first roots to expanding to your hundredth location, we can help. Your Keyser franchise specialists combine deep market knowledge and experience with best-in-class demographic and psychographic data to identify optimum sites and negotiate ideal terms.
We ONLY represent tenants
…therefore, we negotiate aggressively for our clients. We are very pro-active in our site selection process and we are extremely aware and sensitive to providing solid prime retail locations that meet your specific brand criteria. With our state-of-the-art technology and location intelligence, we can provide a market-by-market analysis based on your demographics, brand specifics, and unit economics.
We specialize in providing a complete real estate process for franchise candidates from site selection, through lease negotiations to “Now Open” by coordinating with construction and legal throughout the entire process—all at no cost to you or your franchisee.
SITE SELECTION & APPROVAL PROCESS
Corporate and Regional Developer market collaboration to provide individually tailored roll out plans for multi-unit franchise development.
Receive alert of new franchisee and general territory from franchise development.
Micro and Macro market analysis from Keyser and local broker teams.
Market education and provide real time synopsis of availabilities, developments, rents, etc.
SITE SEARCH / TOUR & RANKING
Thorough market search with Keyser and local broker
Quantify top 2 – 5 sites for corporate review
Site drive / tour
Determine best sites and create strategic plan for negotiation
NEGOTIATE LOI / SITE SUBMITTAL
Submit initial LOIs to Landlord with franchisee financials
Keyser to negotiate LOI terms and conditions with franchisee
Receive signed LOI and submit application to Landlord for review and approval via franchise portal and Keyser
Complete full site submittal and submit to corporate via franchise portal and Keyser
RECEIVE & NEGOTIATE LEASE &
Receive space layout and signage proof from Landlord; prep architects
Receive initial draft lease; provide initial lease/business points reviewed in conjunction with attorney
Franchisee to submit draft lease to corporate via franchise portal
Negotiate lease with Landlord
Submit signed lease, deposits, and design fit of the studio to Landlord
PERMITTING & BUILD OUT
Determine store opening date
Access to Keyser’s network connections
Keyser available as needed through entire process
Keyser can help franchisees obtain TIA check from Landlord where needed.
MEET YOUR KEYSER RETAIL Commercial REAL ESTATE Agents
Get your free commercial real estate strategy assessment with Keyser’s Franchise Real Estate Department. by filling out the form below.