Small Business Workshop: South Metro, MN

CERRON is offering a Small Business Workshop in the South Metro area of Minnesota – Sign Up Now!

Small Business Workshop offered by CERRON - Bruce RydeenSmall Business Workshop is being offered by CERRON, in an effort with the Elko New Market Chamber of Commerce, as part of their “Small Business Workshop Series”. The Lakeville Community Ed catalog is out and online registration is now available for this, and many other classes in the series.

This particular small business class being offered by CERRON is to focus on commercial real estate, with the class title appropriately named, “Commercial Real Estate Solutions for Small Businesses” (CRE) and will be held for one night only, on Thursday, October 16, 6:30-8 p.m. The class is to cover the following topics:

  • Types of commercial real estate
  • The dynamics of users versus investors
  • How to define your needs and the best timing for securing a space
  • Advantages of leasing versus buying
  • How to evaluate if building is a suitable option
  • Particulars of leasing:
    • Types of leases/pricing
    • Terms & Conditions
    • Forms & Agreements
  • Particulars of purchasing:
    • Process
    • Offers/Pricing
    • Due Diligence
    • Closing
    • Forms & Agreements

The Elko New Market Chamber of Commerce has created a dedicated page on the Chamber’s website for the series of small business classes being offered with additional information on the Elko New Market Chamber’s Facebook page as well.

You may also print a flyer by clicking on this attachment: Small Business Series – South Metro MN- Flyer – 2014

There are limited spaces, so please plan to sign up early.

For more details on this small business class offering, please contact our office at 952-469-9444, or by sending us a quick note:

Looking to Grow Your Small Business?

Trustworthy small business resources in MN by APPRO and CERRON Curious Puppy by Ashley Linn Trann

Looking to grow your small business? Or, looking for information to start a new business? APPRO and CERRON have the resources you need. In today’s age of electronics, instant gratification, and information on demand, whatever you can Google, can be found in a matter of seconds. But, how do you know if the answer is trustworthy? I love that insurance company commercial where two friends are talking on the sidewalk with the message, “if it is on the internet, it MUST be true” as her “French model” boyfriend (who she met online) walks up. So, how do we really know what to believe and who to trust?

As much as we have adopted many electronic resources at APPRO and CERRON, we continue to value our personal relationships with trusted resources and advisors. With that said, we would like to share some of these trusted resources with you to help you grow your business. Do your research online, and then plan a meeting in person to get the help you need.

Business Planning:

  • Open to Business
  • SCORE (this link goes to the National site and allows you to find a chapter closest to you)
  • SBA

Local Chambers of Commerce:


  • SBA Small business loans and financing options
  • SPEDCO Local SBA lending resource

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At APPRO and CERRON, we have been working hard for more than 25 years to earn the trust of each of our clients. We have been here and will continue to be here as a trusted resource for all of your property solution needs. If you are looking for more helpful information for your business, please feel free to sign up for our monthly E-Newsletter.