Site Selection, Leasing & Budget Advice

Location can make or break a business.

Forward Thinking Design are experts in finding the ideal site for every type of business – be it a highly trafficked shopping centre tenancy for a retailer, a high exposure street front site for a restaurant, or an easy access office for a service provider. We’ll check the site for its suitability to your operation in order to save you the cost of upgrading services and facilities, and we will warn you of any latent potential impediments to gaining the necessary planning and construction approvals.

Our specialist negotiator has over 30 years of experience in retail management and leasing and has been responsible for the profitable expansion of several multinational brands. He knows what rent you should be paying and the contributions and concessions you should be expecting. He can assist you to secure a site that is:

  • In the correct precinct
  • Synergistic with neighbouring businesses
  • The ideal box size and configuration to suit your operation
  • Highly visible with maximum shop frontage
  • In a highly trafficked area by your target market
  • Easily accessible by customers and staff
  • A column free, well configured tenancy to support your layout and reduce your fitout costs
  • Supplied with the necessary services for your business
  • A clean shell with a good ceiling height and natural lighting if desired
  • Paired with a rent comparable, or better than other businesses in the same category
  • Offered with a fit out incentive comparable to other business in the same category
  • Given with a rent free period appropriate to the timeframe for design, regulatory approvals and fitout construction