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Approving your design – a critical step in your fit out program
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Approving your design – a critical step in your fit out program

You’ve worked hard on your fit out design, and you’re finally happy with it!  Let’s get building! Not so fast I’m afraid.  There are lots of people who will want to weigh in on your design – some of them even before it’s finished! Your landlord As the owner of the building you are leasing,...

What Can a Project Manager Do For Me?
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What Can a Project Manager Do For Me?

…In one sentence… ‘Make your life easier’.
To elaborate, a Project Manager is your go-to organiser, co-ordinator, sounding board, advisor and friend to share the ups and downs with during a retail shop fitout.

Design – the first step in your fit out
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Design – the first step in your fit out

Before you can start your fit out, you need to have a design You have found your tenancy and are ready to design your fit out – what’s next? Above is one of my favorite cartoons about fit out projects, and it happens a lot – despite everyone talking about what will happen, each person...

Choosing A Retail Location
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Choosing A Retail Location

When opening a new shop location, you need to be aware of the different considerations that will have an impact on your business success.

You may have an amazing product, sell beautiful clothes or have had success in another location...

How to Choose the Right Designer
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How to Choose the Right Designer

Every shop is different – different segments, different brand voice, different target market. They are in different locations, sizes and shapes. And as the owner, you want something that stands out from your competitors to...