So you’ve decided to lease a salon suite, and the landlord is willing to give you a tour. Before you start shopping around and thinking about how comfortable that loveseat is, there are some questions you should ask when touring salon suites. Below we explore some of the questions you should ask when walking through a salon suite for the first time;
How long will the lease last?
Many salon suite leases run for one year, but some are month to month or week to week. You need to make sure you are comfortable with the length of commitment you’ll be making if you sign a salon suite lease. If you prefer a short-term lease, it is best to ask your landlord if they have any available options that would work for your business.
What are the operating hours?
The operating hours for your salon suite should be whatever you want them to be. However, not all salon suite locations will allow you access to your suite 24/7. Ask about the operating hours and when you’ll be able to access your suite to see clients.
What is the cost of renting a salon suite?
The cost of renting a salon suite can vary greatly depending on the size of your salon, the location, and the amenities that come with the space. Their rent can range from $200 to $500 or more per week. Confirm that the price includes utilities such as electricity and water. Salon suites come in all shapes and sizes, so there is no one price for all salons. You’ll need to do some research before you sign any contracts.
What’s included in a salon suite’s rent?
Salon suites typically come with everything you need to run your business: a shampoo bowl, styling chair, mirror, and cabinet. You might also get additional perks, such as wifi access and laundry facilities. This way, you don’t have to worry about paying for them separately or paying someone else to do it for you!
Is it possible to customize my salon suite?
The answer should be yes if you’re looking to customize a salon suite! Ideally, you should be able to decorate the suite however you like. This is a great way to ensure that every customer feels comfortable when sitting in one of your chairs and the experience is unique to your salon. If you want your clients to feel as if they are getting an experience when they visit your salon, consider customizing your space.
Are there any hidden costs?
Ideally, there are no hidden costs when renting a salon suite. You should just pay the rent on time and keep your business running smoothly.
Do you offer any marketing support?
Generally, they don’t. Salon suite operators have no obligation to promote your business or help you market it. They may offer you some advice, but they’re not obliged to do anything more than the lease you space and collect rent.