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Category: Location

Leases, Rental

Definition: An agreement between a landlord and a tenant that gives the tenant the right to use and occupy rental property for a period of time

Executive Suites

Definition: Shared offices with services provided by a management firm

Location

Definition: The physical space where your business exists

Retail Location

Definition: A space you lease for the selling of goods to consumers

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