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Paul – FS Concierge
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Wow, big ask for a short lease.

I’m first to say I don’t know about the food industry but an 18 month lease seems like suicide, particularly in a lightly foot trafficked area.

Seems very high risk to me due to the lease length.

Any budget should be premised on essentially, how much you will lose month by month until you find a break even point and it is always better to be conservative in these estimates.

Industry experts would be able to advise but a break even point somewhere between 6-12 months does not seem unreasonable – that give you as little as 6 months profitable trading on your lease and that just seems super high risk to me.

Congrats on your success so far. It sound like you are well on track to success!