Location

Location

Depending on your business, location can be key to connecting with a market, funding and a customer base. These articles help guide you through the process of finding the perfect location for your needs. 

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3 Types of Rent-Free Workspaces for Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

3 Types of Rent-Free Workspaces for Entrepreneurs

Take advantage of these free workspaces offered by chambers of commerce, universities and the community-at-large.
Alina Dizik
Which State Is Best for Small Business? (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Which State Is Best for Small Business? (Infographic)

Thinking of starting up? Find out which states are the best (and worst) for small business.
Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

A long-term commitment and philosophy of inclusiveness are critical to sustainability and growth.
Brad Feld
9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups
Starting a Business

9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups

Beyond Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley, these are the places you'll find financial and other support for your business ideas.
John Patrick Pullen
7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces
Growth Strategies

7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

Consider these unique ways to design a compact store to look bigger and accommodate more merchandise.
Jane Porter
Creating Shops from Shipping Containers
Starting a Business

Creating Shops from Shipping Containers

How small retailers are building new kinds of stores.
Jane Porter
How Small Shops Economize by Sharing Space
Growth Strategies

How Small Shops Economize by Sharing Space

Retailers can learn about such opportunities from brokers, matchmaking services or simply word-of-mouth.
Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status
Growth Strategies

Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status

When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
Diana Ransom
Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business
Growth Strategies

Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business

Find out how your state and county compare to the rest of U.S.
Mikal E. Belicove
Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store
Starting a Business

Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store

Careful planning can head off potential problems with your retail space before it's too late.
Jane Porter
Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront
Starting a Business

Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

Some retailers find they need a bricks-and-mortar store, not just an online site, to thrive.
Jane Porter
Your Franchise Could Be Here
Franchises

Your Franchise Could Be Here

Aiming to fill vacancies, shopping centers partner with franchise companies to pre-approve space for new chain locations.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Designing a More Work-Friendly Workspace
Growth Strategies

Designing a More Work-Friendly Workspace

A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business.
Katherine Duncan
What to Do When You've Built It and No One Comes
Starting a Business

What to Do When You've Built It and No One Comes

When you have something to sell, being stuck in one place isn't always a winning idea. Fortunately, there is an alternative.
Carol Tice