What to Expect on a Salon Suite Tour

A salon suite tour allows you to find the best location and vibe for your business.
Reception area of Salon Republic in Burbank, CA.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career with a salon suite rental? You’re not alone! More and more beauty professionals are opting to lease a salon studio because of all the incredible benefits that come with it. Not only do you get the privacy of your own space, but you also get to be your own boss, set your own schedule, and have complete creative freedom. 

Before you take the leap, you’ll need to find the best salon suite for your business needs. That’s where a salon suite tour comes into play. 

Here’s everything you need to know about setting up a salon suite tour. 

How to Find Salon Suites for Lease 

Ask Fellow Beauty Pros

One of the best ways to find a salon suite for lease is to talk with other beauty professionals and ask them if they know of any salon studios in the area. You can also reach out to established independent professionals in your industry on social media platforms. Learning about their experiences firsthand can help you find the best space for your beauty business needs. 

Online Search

The quickest way to find salon suite rentals in your area is through an online search. You’ll be able to see what locations are available as well as what amenities they offer. Most will have the option to book a tour directly on their website or a phone number to call and schedule one. 

Preparing for a Salon Suite Tour 

After researching potential salon suites for lease, narrow your list and contact the salon suite provider to book a tour

Before visiting the space, come up with a list of questions to ask while you’re there. Prepare a checklist of everything you want and need beforehand to remember during the tour. 

What to Expect on a Salon Suite Tour 

While every salon suite tour will be unique, you can expect the following structure at most places: 

  • A welcoming and informative person to answer all of your questions
  • A detailed walkthrough of the location and available salon suites
  • A discussion of the general lease terms and conditions
  • An outline of the amenities and additional services offered
  • A possible meeting with other salon professionals in the building (and/or a look at other styled spaces already up and running)
A salon suite tour will show you the layout of the location and additional amenities offered.
Guest Seating Area at Salon Republic in Hollywood, CA.

Questions to Ask During a Salon Suite Tour 

Having a list of questions for your tour guide will help ensure you get all the information you need during your visit. Here are five essential questions to ask. 

  1. What are the terms and the length of the lease? Before signing a lease, make sure you have all the details nailed down, like the length of the lease term, if there is a security deposit, and what happens if you need to break the lease. 
  2. What’s included in the price? Check if utilities, Wi-Fi, and maintenance are included in the rent. Many salon suites also include essential equipment like a styling chair and shampoo bowl/chair (or sink). 
  3. Can I customize the salon suite? Some salon suites have pre-built cabinetry and shelving, while others allow you complete customization to create your own vibe. 
  4. What other perks do you offer? Some salon suite rentals provide the space, and that’s it. Others, like Salon Republic, include supportive business amenities, such as free technical and business education, an on-site salon manager, complimentary towel service, and an in-salon beauty supply store. 
  5. What hours is the salon suite available? Ask if the space is only available during specific hours or if you’ll have 24/7 access to your salon studio to create your own schedule and come in whenever you want. 

Making a Decision 

Once you’ve toured various salon suites, it’s time to evaluate your options. When deciding on a space, consider the answers to your questions, along with the location, pricing, and lease terms. Compare the supportive amenities that each space provides to determine how much of your time can be spent focusing on your clients.

Common Concerns and FAQs 

1. What are the benefits of renting a salon suite?

 Renting a salon suite gives you your own private space to be your own boss and have complete creative control over your business. And you get to keep 100% of the income from services and product sales.

2. How can I find salon suites for lease in my area? 

To find salon suites for lease, talk to other beauty professionals in the area, do your research, check out online platforms, and book a salon suite tour. 

3. What questions should I ask during a salon suite tour? During your tour, make sure to ask about lease terms, what the price includes, if there’s a security deposit, included amenities, and what hours you can access your space. 

4. Can I customize the salon suite to match my branding? Each salon suite rental is different. At Salon Republic, our private studio rentals are modern, upscale, and completely customizable. 

Book a Tour with Salon Republic Today! 

At Salon Republic, we’re elevating the studio scene for today’s beauty professionals. We offer studios in various sizes and pricing to suit your business needs. We also have supportive amenities and experienced on-site salon managers to help you start, maintain, and grow your business every step of the way. 
To see what all we have to offer, find a Salon Republic near you. Take a look inside, meet our salon managers, and chat with other beauty professionals in our community. It’s one of the best things you can do to jumpstart your career. Your future awaits. Book a private tour today.