September 22, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Online Webinar

A commercial lease is a form of legally binding contract made between a business tenant – your company – and a landlord.

It’s vital for small businesses owners to know what they’re signing when it comes to their lease. Leases can be long, confusing and often weighted in the landlord’s favour. Join Jaymie Rowland, from Franklin Shanks, as she discusses commercial leasing basics every small businesses owner needs to know before locking themselves into a long and legally binding contract.

Learning Outcomes

  • The Commercial Leasing Process
  • Understanding Heads of Agreement, Disclosure Statements and Leases
  • Essential Terms
  • Areas business owners should be paying attention to before signing a lease
  • Renewal & Exits options

Jaymie Rowland, Head of Retail, Franklin Shanks


With over 20 years’ experience managing Australian retail businesses, Jaymie understands the importance of leasing from a business owners’ perspective. As Head of Retail at Franklin Shanks she supports clients across a range of customer focused businesses, aligning their property needs with their commercial strategy. 

Franklin Shanks represents tenants and buyers exclusively, creating bespoke commercial real estate strategies focused on people, location, risk, flexibility,and cost savings. Working across a variety of industry sectors, to provide advice on acquisitions, disposals, consolidations and renewals, from start-ups to established multi-nationals.

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This session is provided through the Business Connect program. Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.

To attend the workshop we require you to be registered in Business Connect. A team member from Realise Business in be in touch with instructions if you are not registered.

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