Helping Startups, Small Businesses, Specialty Retailers, Small Fleets, Construction Companies, Investment Property Owners, Property Leasing Companies.

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Small Business Consulting - Consultants, Advisors, Mentors, Negotiators. Small Business, Retail, Online Business, Retail Store Design, Small Fleet, Construction, Civil Engneering, Rental Properties, Commercial Leasing, Apartments, Multifamily, Trucking

CONSULTANTS, ADVISORS and MENTORS
With over 40 years of First Hand Experience, from Engineering, Supervising and Managing ... to Starting up, and successfully Owning and Operating Several Different Types of Businesses, based in Northern Illinois, with operations throughout the Midwest, Nationally and Internationally; we can help you at any level.

  • Advise for Startup
  • Mentoring the next step
  • Direction and Planning
  • Helping you Determine Your Goals
  • Negotiating on your behalf
  • Development
  • Strategies
  • Optimization
  • Analysis
  • Trouble-Shooting
  • Inspection and a Fresh-Eye
  • Professional Perspective
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Brand Recognition

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: RETAIL - SPECIALTY

Small Business Consulting - retail store construction, retail space, floor plan, design, store location, product buying, retail sales, commercial sales, site choice, leasing, store layout, store build outs, design architects, retail management, retail mar

  • Store Location
  • Retail Space Considerations
  • Store Square Footage
  • Store Design & Layout
  • Floor Plan
  • Signage Design
  • Store Construction and Build Outs
  • Contract Leases and Leasing
  • Lease Negotiating
  • Free Rent, Early Termination, Escape Clauses
  • Base Rent, CAM and Taxes
  • Renegotiating Rent
  • Utilities Costs
  • Lighting, Electrical and HVAC
  • Product Buying
  • Product Sourcing
  • Inventory Control
  • Retail Management
  • Point of Sale
  • Hiring Staff
  • Online Marketing - Email Campaigns, Website
  • Local Advertising - Direct Mail, Newspaper, Catalog
  • Brand Recognition

 

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: TRANSPORTATION - SMALL FLEET - TRUCKING

Small Business Consultants small fleets, trucking, transportation, automotive parts, truck parts, truck repairs, truck drivers, WBE, MBE, SBA. Freight, Intermodal, Dry Bulk, Dump Trucks, Dry Vans, Flatbeds. Local and Long Distance. Advisors, Consultants, Management services.

  • Advise for Startup
  • Choice of Proper Equipment
  • Bidding & Rates
  • Local and Long-Haul
  • Commodities - Dry Freight, Dry Bulk, Sand & Gravel, Waste, Intermodal
  • Parts, Repairs & Preventative Maintenance
  • Repair In-House vs Repair Shop
  • Terminal Location
  • Payroll
  • Union
  • Driver Screening
  • Dispatch and Driver Communications
  • Equipment Tracking
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Maintaining Logs and Records
  • Fuel & Highway Tax
  • License Plates & Insurance
  • Accidents
  • Bills of Lading
  • Freight Drayage, Cartage and Accessorial Services Billing
  • Trucking Software Programs
  • Permits and ICC Authorities
  • Trucking Smart - Less "Dead-Head", more "Round-Robins" (Loaded both ways)
  • W.B.E. and M.B.E. Businesses

 

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION

Small Business Consulting - Consultants, commercial construction, civil engineering, municipal engineering, retail construction, road construction, underground construction, Multifamily construction, house construction. Advisors Supervisor Inspection Management services

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Single Family Home Construction
  • Multi-Family Construction
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Retail Space Build Outs
  • Floor Plans
  • Mixed-Use Residential/Commercial Construction
  • Rehabs and Remodeling
  • Highway, Bridge, Culvert and Road Construction
  • Underground Utilities Construction (Sewer, Storm & Water)
  • Retention Ponds
  • Municipal Engineering
  • Parking Lot Construction
  • Excavating and Earthwork
  • Construction Equipment
  • Quarries and Mining
  • Asphalt and Concrete Plants
  • Architectural Plans
  • Engineering Plans
  • Surveying
  • Project Estimating
  • Construction Supervision
  • Construction Inspection
  • Soils Testing
  • Contracts
  • Building Material Sales
  • Government Projects
  • Project Liens
  • W.B.E. and M.B.E.

 

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT & LEASING

Small Business Consulting - real estate management, commercial leasing, multi-family management, rental properties. Advisors, Consultants, Mentors, Management services, Negotiations.

  • Commercial Property Management
  • Multi-Family Property Management
  • Retail Property Management
  • Crop (Ag) Land Leasing
  • Contract Leases and Leasing
  • Lease Negotiating
  • Free Rent, Early Termination, Escape Clauses
  • Base Rent, CAM and Taxes
  • Renegotiating Rent
  • Utilities Costs
  • Lighting, Electrical and HVAC
  • Build Outs
  • Rehabs & Remodels
  • Site & Location Analysis
  • Property Visual Inspection
  • Property Maintenance
  • Tenant Screening
  • Marketing and Advertising

 

Whether you are thinking about going into business, or you are a Startup, Small Business or Big Corporation; we can create a Consulting Plan to fit your needs. Whether you want a Long-Term Consultant, or an Advisor and Mentor ... we are your "Hired Gun"!

Our billing is by-the-hour, including travel time (both ways), plus we require a retainer to cover expenses. We don't require long-term commitments or yearly contracts, but we will stay on as long as you require us. Our hourly fee is dependent upon the project and scope.