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How do you negotiate commercial rent with your landlord?

Has anybody achieved a positive result when negotiating a commercial lease? What did you do to reduce or pause rent? How are you managing your finances with these lease arrangements?  

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Nikki Williams

Nikki Williams at

Ooft, this is a tricky one. We work out of a WeWork co-working space and have our own private office. As a result, we're technically sub-leasing and WeWork has been ruthless in not supplying assistance for tenants. This has been extremely disappointing but they too are a business who will struggle during and probably after this pandemic. For anyone needing to negotiate commercial rent or any other confronting issues during this time, I'd highly recommend looking at these templates that Worksmith have collated:
Good luck!