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Your Franchise Could Be Here

Aiming to fill vacancies, shopping centers partner with franchise companies to pre-approve space for new chain locations.

Will 2012 Be the Year You Start a New Business?

There are some advantages to starting a new business in a downturn. On the reality-TV show Jump Shipp, host Josh Shipp helps would-be entrepreneurs take the plunge.

Carol Tice

The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.

Scott Shane

How a Franchise Can Play the Real Estate Market

For some franchises, the depressed real estate market is an opportunity to renegotiate leases and focus on newly available sites.

Jason Daley

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran describes how she grew the Corcoran Group, one sales person at a time. Starting from her couch, her real-estate firm eventually expanded to 1,000 people. Her bootstrapping followed a simple formula.

Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

How one determined developer is helping restore the creative spirit of Nashville's downtown scene.

Jason Ankeny

A New App Can Help You Find a Place to Work on the Road

A free service lets entrepreneurs on the move find a quiet, professional space to get some work done.

Dan O'Shea

Three Franchise Trends to Watch in 2011

A forecast suggests good news may be ahead for the industry.

Jeff Elgin

Understanding the Real Estate Cycle

With the right timing, a long-term investment can really pay off.

Greg Rand

Create a Lasting Legacy

For real estate and design mogul Jeff Lewis, success is about longevity--sprinkled with a touch of control.

If You Can't Flip It, Rent It

Ride out the housing market's downturn by extracting income from your property.

Danielle Babb

The Real Estate Deal

Shopping for a commercial real estate loan can be tricky. Here's what you need to stay balanced.