Guide

Renting business premises

Introduction

Finding the right premises for your business is crucial. A key decision is whether to buy or rent business property.

Renting business premises ties up less capital than buying which means you can invest it in the business instead. It can also give you flexibility to relocate easily should you need to.

Choosing to rent business premises

The type of premises you rent and the location will depend on the type of business you are running. The amount you can afford will also be a deciding factor. Remember to take into account extra costs such as business rates, utility bills and building insurance.

This guide outlines the things you should consider before deciding whether renting is a better option for you than buying. It highlights the practicalities you need to consider as a tenant and the type of expert help you can get to make the renting process as trouble free as possible.