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.

How your lease can impact your fitout

Your fitout is going to be one of the biggest capital investments you will make as part of setting up your new shop.  And entering into the lease for the tenancy is a huge commitment – you need the best legal advice you can afford to make sure you don’t make miss any of the finer points. Your lease documents …

How to Save Money on your Shop Fitout

Opening a new shop is an exciting time for a small business owner. But with so many things to consider it can also be a bit overwhelming – especially trying to squeeze everything you want into your budget for that perfect new space. It’s important to invest in your fitout, but you shouldn’t blow the budget by making mistakes along …

Start as you mean to go on …

start as you mean to go on

Improving the design and build process for your tenants As change continues apace in the bricks & mortar retail space, landlords are competing for quality tenants. So, all things being equal, how can you convince a tenant to make you their landlord, and not Joe Blow down the street? There’s the obvious – cold hard cash: fitout incentives to reduce …

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, your landlord will want to …

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 favourite cartoons about fit out projects, and it happens a lot – despite everyone talking about what will happen, each person has a different idea in …

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…

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…