Want to start your business in a hip, new office space? Although it may sound more appealing than meeting customers and investors in your home's dining room, renting office space is one of the more tricky steps a young company can take. Sign the wrong lease-on space that proves too small, is too expensive or is in the wrong part of town-and you may doom your business to an early demise.
Knowledge is key, so we provide you with resources here to help you lease the perfect office-or help you realize that this is a move worth putting off.
Pamela Rohland writes about the joys and tribulations of entrepreneurship for a variety of regional and national business publications. Robert McGarvey and Babs S. Harrison contributed to this article.