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Business Foundations: Legal / Cancelled

Wed 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

This event has been canceled

Join this interactive course to understand critical legal information and the commercial real estate process. Ensure you are taking the correct steps to avoid potential legal issues, understand proper leasing/ purchasing expectations, and plan for the future of YOUR business.


During the legal portion of this session, you will learn:

  • Lease and purchase contract negotiations and information
  • Operating agreements and the importance of having one
  • Employment basics
  • Intellectual property basics including trademark, copyright, patents, and trade secrets
  • Legal issues and what to do when things go WRONG
  • Exit strategy and preparing for the future

During the commercial real estate portion of this session, you will learn:

  • Leasing terminology and example of Base Rent Calculation
  • NNN (triple net) breakdown and explanation
  • Market rates for retail, industrial and office base rents and NNN’s
  • Lease vs. purchase example
  • Letter of intent items to negotiate prior to the lease agreement
  • Landlord concessions and other items to consider asking for before signing a lease
  • Infrastructure, design and construction items to consider before signing a lease
  • Deal breakers and how to identify them
  • What is the difference between an agent/fiduciary and a transaction broker?
  • Breakdown of how a commercial broker gets paid
  • What you should expect from your commercial agent during letter of intent and lease negotiations
  • What you should expect when presenting to a landlord and what you should have prepared to leverage your negotiations


Standard Fee - $50

Bronze Denver Metro Chamber Members* - $25

Gold/Silver Denver Metro Chamber Members* - $0

College Student Discount* - $25

*Discount taken after signing in to the registration platform.

Cancellation Policy: Workshop and event fees will only be refunded if a cancellation is made at least 24 hours in advance. In respect of the speakers' and other attendees' time, please e-mail us or call (303) 620-8026 at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel your registration.

Fee: $ 50.00

Phone: 303-620-8076


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