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About Lewis Gelmon

Commercial Lease Negotiator

Delivering Seminars for over 30 years

The Original Commercial Lease Negotiator

Known as The Original Lease Negotiator, Lewis has been negotiating commercial leases for for 30 years and sets the standards all others have followed. Originally trained as a shopping centre lease negotiator, Lewis made his knowledge available to the business community as far back as 1993 and more recently developed the Good Leasing Guidelines for Commercial Tenants to follow which is relevant for 2023 and beyond. Lewis has been credited with founding the lease negotiation industry for the commercial tenant and is a skilled presenter speaking regularly to industry meetings, societies, and study clubs.

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Lewis Gelmon

Presentation Sample

For further details regarding the video above, download the “Real Estate Boot Camp Presentation” Package (PDF) here.

Partial List of Previous Presentations

  • Restaurant Finance and Development Conference
  • KFC
  • Burger King Franchisee Training

Speakers' Package


What Commercial Tenants Are Saying

Our lease was quickly coming up for renewal and I found Lewis though our local industry association’s conference. He assisted me every step of the way. His knowledge and insight was spot on point and invaluable.

Jack Williams - Pizza Hut Franchisee

Simply a great course… a wealth of information. It provided me with the confidence to ask my landlord the right questions. In the end, I saved a lot of money.

Philip M. Nelson - Burger King Franchisee

The presentation was clear and concise. The information is detailed, but not overwhelming. Well worth attending.

Henry R. - Arby's Franchisee

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