The Monitor’s annual Top 200 franchisee ranking makes it clear that most of the larger multi-unit operators in the ranking operate multiple concepts. This has been a trend for the past 15 years. It’s difficult to become a large multi-unit operator and have just one concept. There are all kinds of roadblocks, particularly if you’re . . .
Estate planning typically focuses on what happens to your children and your assets when you die. But it’s equally important to have a plan for making critical financial and medical decisions if you’re unable to make those decisions yourself. A crucial component of this plan is the power of attorney (POA) • specifically, a nonspringing . . .
Leases come in all forms. As with any contract, the parties can make the document fit their particular transaction and needs. As a baseline, the parties should first determine which party will be responsible for certain obligations associated with the property. In transactions involving triple net (or “NNN”) leases, it’s helpful to be on the . . .