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Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield

Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield are The Lease Coach (America’s #1 Authority on lease negotiating for commercial tenants). The Lease Coach has exclusively worked for independent and franchise commercial tenants since 1993 and has successfully negotiated over 3,000 tenant leases.

Dale, Jeff, and The Lease Coach team have completed hundreds of seminars, workshops and webinars. They frequently provide real estate training for franchisors and franchisees. The Lease Coach has offices throughout the United States and Canada, offering one-on-one coaching and consulting with new and lease-renewal negotiations, site selection, lease document reviews, midterm rent reductions, and lease assignments. The Lease Coach never works for or accepts any commission from landlords, choosing to only help tenants.

Willerton and Grandfield are regular contributors to many industry-related publications; recognized speakers at numerous conferences, expos, universities, and franchise shows; as well as co-authors of the book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES (Wiley, 2013)

Contact Number: 1-800-738-9202


Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield 's Recent Articles

  • Debunking Lease Renewal Myths for Franchise Tenants
    Readers of our book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals For Dummies, will learn (in-part) that approximately two million business owners (including many franchisees) in North America negotiate a lease renewal for their location... Read Full Article
  • Dealing with Deposits – for Franchisee Tenants
    Providing your landlord with a deposit is standard procedure; however, getting your deposit back may become a different matter entirely! This, however, is your money that you will want and/or need. With franchisee tenants typically leasing the ... Read Full Article
  • Negotiating Free Rent – For Franchise Tenants
    As we explain in our new book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals For Dummies, free rent is just one negotiable factor in a commercial lease. Even if you did not receive a rent-free period when you signed your first lease, you may be ... Read Full Article
  • Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield
    Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield are The Lease Coach (America’s #1 Authority on lease negotiating for commercial tenants). The Lease Coach has exclusively worked for independent and franchise commercial tenants since 1993 and has successfully... Read Full Article