Business Planning

Our consultants are highly experienced in starting a variety of businesses so they’ve got your bases covered whether you’re starting your business or already have established one. Our consultants will work with you to review your financials, assist in lease negotiation, and help you obtain the appropriate licenses and permits.

What Can We Help You With?

Lease Negotiation

Looking into a storefront for your business? Our consultants are experienced in negotiating leases for a variety of different businesses before you commit. We can connect you with resources to track your finances to ensure your lease stays within your budget, prepare for unplanned costs, and communicate with your potential landlord to satisfy both parties.

Lease Negotiation

Site Selection Assistance

Due diligence is necessary when potentially purchasing a new site. Our Commercial Real Estate Specialists can assist you in conducting the appropriate research before you commit to a lease, help you stay on budget, and connect you with City officials who answer questions you may have and connect with local land opportunities.

Site Selection Assistance

Business Plan Development

Our consultants can assist in formulating a business plan to lay your funding, growth, and startup objectives. Regardless of where you are at with your business, our consultants will offer direction through the business plan to determine your business goals, examine and suggest ideas, go over your financials, and create enticing marketing plans.

Business Plan Development

Business Formation*

The SBDC can introduce and explain the different business structures suitable for your business and explain the legal and tax implications for each option. Our SBDC consultants are also experienced in classifying which legal documents are required to establish your business.

*Please note our consultants cannot present legal advice regarding entity formation. We recommend you consult with a business legal advisor throughout the process of filing and submitting information.

 

Business Formation*

Permits and Licenses Guidance

Our team can assist in surveying the extend of your proposed venture, select required permits, and connect you with the necessary agencies or people who can assist in completing required forms.

Permits and Licenses Guidance
Feasibility Study

Feasibility Study

To determine the financial feasibility of your business, the SBDC assists clients in determining the potential of a business idea by evaluating its market size as well as technical and operational feasibility.

Market Analysis

Market Analysis

The SBDC Intel team offers clients market research reports specific to their industry. These reports also consist of target market information, pricing of competitors, opportunities, and strengths.