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Small Business Grant

Limited Time! Get up to $2,000 for a new retail location!


Horizon Commercial Leasing is offering grants up to $2,000 to aspiring entrepreneurs.  If you have been waiting to open your own business and got a little short and don't know how to get started...contact us.

We want to help talented people who has experience and done their research...need a little help getting started with retail.  The grant can be used for buying equipment, signage or misc. startup expenses

Three individuals have been approved for the grant!  

Contact Micky at (803) 810-0800 with your ideas and plans before it's too late...


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What is a Fair Commercial rent?

This is a common question and our answer is that it depends on many factors:

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Be your Own Boss: Chamber of Commerce: Part 10 of 10

Finding the perfect commercial space for rent, hiring a workforce and professional employees, and attracting customers is just the start of an incredible journey. In order to put yourself and your business in the way of remarkable opportunities, you must consider obtaining the membership of a chamber of commerce in your local community.

Joining a chamber of commerce has many benefits. It is basically an organization that caters to the interests of the corporate community in a particular area, and you can obtain the membership of local, state and national chambers of commerce to expand your opportunities for growth and success.

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Be your Own Boss: Why Join Score?: Part 9 of 10

SCORE is one of the most brilliant and innovative initiatives to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners in climbing up the corporate ladder and establishing a meaningful presence in the industry. Aside from providing business counselling services, SCORE provides a multitude of experiences that are focused on educating and empowering professionals.

If you are looking for an affordable retail space to start up your own business, we strongly urge you to connect with the incredible community at SCORE. 


Let’s take a look at some of the benefits:


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Be your Own Boss: Shopping on a Budget: Part 8 of 10

As seasoned industry experts in the commercial real estate industry, we strongly believe that the commercial space is the beating heart and soul of the business. It is the location that is synonymous with the products or services of the brand, and it is the most poignant representation of any business in the mind of the consumers.


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Be your Own Boss: Attractive Commercial Space : Part 7 of 10

Setting up a new commercial space for rent can be challenging, especially if you have a tight budget, and you do not want to go overboard on decorating a rental property. However, retail and service-oriented outlets, be it a hair salon, a spa or a supermarket, need to establish a sleek and competitive brand image that attracts the onlookers and tempts them into exploring further.  You need to focus on enhancing the curb appeal of your commercial space, alongside giving it the illusion of spaciousness, with a comfortable interior and a beautiful outdoor setting. 

Let’s take a look at some ideas, shall we?


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Be your Own Boss: The Perfect Office Space? : Part 6 of 10

Renting a commercial space to startup your own office is a big decision, and this exciting new journey is riddled with challenges and complications. However, if you manage to find the perfect, affordable commercial space for rent, you can minimize many of these challenges.  Let's explore some of the factors 

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Be your Own Boss: Finding the Perfect Retail Space? : Part 5 of 10

Finding the perfect, and affordable retail space that is best suited to compliment your business vision and agendas is a challenging endeavor. It requires research and time to find the right space, and then, you enter a grueling round of negotiations, closing and finally, you are ready to sign the lease and start your business.

Allow us to walk you through some important pointers and tips to help prepare you for the challenging task of finding the perfect, affordable retail space.  


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Be your Own Boss: Fund a Startup: Part 4 of 10

We often see small business owners struggling to find affordable retail space or offices for lease, alongside being ambushed with a wide range of other expenses. Allow us to walk you through some tips that will help you strategize.

Starting a new business with your own commercial space is an exciting yet challenging journey, and aside from finding an affordable retail space, you will have to tackle a multitude of other expenses. However, there are multiple strategies to help you fund your business, and in this article, we will walk you through some of the most efficient ways of financing your dreams.


Let’s get started, shall we?

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Be your Own Boss: Are You Ready For Retail? : Part 3 of 10

Are you ready to take your handmade jewelry business to the next level with an exciting commercial space or rent? Or perhaps, you want to open up a beautifully decorated bakery to give your at-home business a powerful market presence in a commercial space?

Opening a retail business, be it a warehouse, a department store, or even a specialty shop selling exclusive products, is a challenging journey. However, all challenges can be overcome with diligent planning, pragmatic decision making, and a little bit of help!

We are here to help you find the perfect commercial space for rent to start your retail business. Instead of sacrificing your dreams and passions at the corporate altar, we urge you to take the lead and turn your dreams into a striking reality.


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