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Negotiating a Lease | An Interview With Michael Blumberg, LCPC


Negotiating a Lease | An Interview With Michael Blumberg, LCPC

Hey everyone! My guest for today’s podcast episode is Michael Blumberg, LCPC, the owner of Glenview Counseling Group in Glenview, IL. He started his group practice in 2012, and has a wealth of information on growing a group practice.

Michael is in the process of negotiating a lease AND building out his office as he moves his group practice into a larger space, so it was the PERFECT time to talk about leases. Join us as we talk about various aspects of negotiating a lease.

What you will learn:

  • Things to ask for in a lease

  • Common things that are put into a lease by building owners

  • Is it common to pay increased building taxes in your rent?

  • Is it common to pay for utilities, and which ones?

  • Right of first refusal-should you request it in your lease?

  • Lease terms and prices

  • How to make sure you are renting from a reputable building manager

  • Considerations for therapists with regards to office space (soundproofing, common areas, etc)

To reach out to Michael Blumberg, LCPC:

[email protected]

Maureen Werrbach is a psychotherapist, group practice owner and group practice coach. Learn more about her coaching services here: LEARN MORE HERE


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