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Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by BMFD92, Aug 23, 2007.

  1. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    There is a guy along my route who is renting out a 2bay detatched garage with a cockloft that has pace to fit an office. Right now i work out of my home garage and a small shed and with a dump truck and enclosed trailer on my way i think i need an area to keep all my stuff in. The guy is asking 400 a month but im gonna try and talk him down maybe i can throw him some free services. Do you think this is a good deal. keep in mind this is metro NYC so prices are hi here.
  2. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,096

    2 bay garage for $400 a month aint to bad. I'm around philly so prices are high in this area as well.
  3. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    yea i am going to call the guy and check it out
  4. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,366

    So my $900 a month would seem outrageous then!
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    for that oversized 1 car garage...yes! :laugh:
  6. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    what size garage are you paying for?
  7. cclllc

    cclllc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 903

    Do you have room to add on to your garage?
  8. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    no its very tight between my garage and neighbors maybe 15 feet.
  9. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,913

    I'd chug a Mt. Dew n jump on that like a spider monkey

    I'm at $750 monthly n this is central FL ... a 3 bedroom rental home goes for $850 ...with a garage

    Mines in a commercial zone area n I have outdoor storage of vehicles n a dump loader but still $400 seems quite easy ...

    Mines single garage ... 2 truck lifts n lots of outdoor
  10. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,315

    I'd call the guy and try to get it closer to $300. Seems like a good deal if you need the expansion room. Make sure he doesn't mind if you come early/leave late. Also make sure you're the only 1 that has access. Those might seem obvious but he might think he needs to have access because he owns it.

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