Whether you are looking for the perfect location for a single street-front shop or a multi-store expansion, Christianson & Company’s experts will identify, analyze and negotiate the ideal retail site(s) to meet your needs. Armed with the latest retail market information, years of experience and solid real estate relationships, our brokers work with retailers to successfully navigate the site selection, lease negotiation and lease management process.

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Site Selection

Finding that right retail location can maximize your ability to drive revenue and expand your customer base. Brokers at Christianson & Company can help simplify the site selection process by identifying trade markets and then drilling down to specific sites for your store location. Our brokers know the market and will evaluate population density/growth, consumer spending, site visibility, parking availability, co-tenancy issues, and proximity to competition to gauge the strength of a site and make sure it is the right location for you.

Lease Administration

Christianson & Company excels in matching landlords and tenants to maximize the return on investment. We believe in building relationships that work for both the tenant and landlord for a successful, long-term strategy. Our retail leasing professionals are trained to recognize and negotiate for economic value the issues in every lease negotiation including: financial statement evaluation and underwriting, personal guarantees, basic lease provisions, use clauses and restrictions, and expense recovery items. We understand the factors that influence the evaluation of a leasing prospect including operating history, store design, signage, tenant mix, parking impacts, entitlements and construction costs.

Franchise Consulting

The experts at Christianson & Company can help you find a strong franchise opportunity that aligns with your goals and will help you structure a franchise strategy. We will sit down to learn about your skills, preferences, needs and goals to see which franchise opportunity is the best match. We will help you navigate through the complexities of franchising to meet your specific needs including entering a new market and building your business. We can help clients looking to franchise for the first time as well as clients looking to expand their established franchise system.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

"We have worked with Sabine Shea on several occasions, leasing our office/retail properties. Sabine provided invaluable market information so we were comfortable knowing we were getting the best terms for our space.

Her follow up was phenomenal, both with us and the new tenants. Her dedication significantly increased our occupancy and cash flow. It has been a pleasure working with Sabine."

Ken Piper

Principal Tanek, Inc

“Marilyn is a dedicated, ambitious and resourceful professional. Her industry expertise and ability to work with all types of people helped us find the ideal location.

She is someone who is always looking out for the best interest of her clients, and her positive energy and enthusiasm make her a great business partner.”

Ashley Erickson

9Round Fitness Owner Operator

“Christianson & Company represents Goodwill to identify new sites, dispose of under-performing assets and reduce occupancy costs in our existing stores so that we can deliver the best possible revenue to support our programs throughout Minnesota which eliminate barriers to work and independence. We consider Lisa as part of our team.”

Jeff Uecker

CFO Goodwill Easter Seals of Minnesota