Choosing a Concession Location

When running a concession trailer business, there are several aspects to take into account. Many issues arise that need
to be dealt with in order to make a food service business run smoothly. With a mobile concession business, one of the
most important things to make a decision on is the location where you plan to set up to sell. There are several
different things to keep in mind when you are choosing a location for the operation of your business. First you need to
consider the population of the area you plan to sell in. Another important thing to consider is whether or not you are
willing to pay to set up. One final thing you need to consider is getting permission to set up.

One of the first things to consider when you are trying to choose a location for your business to operate is the
population of the area. In order for your business to run successfully, you need to make sure the location you choose
is well trafficked and fairly densely populated. The more populated the location, the more potential customers you
have. If you choose a location that only has a few houses and businesses, you might consider a location that has more
houses and businesses. Businesses are great to be around because employees who need a quick lunch break can be a great
source of income. They can also be a great source of word-of-mouth advertisement, getting friends and even fellow
employees to come sample your culinary delights.

Another important thing to remember when choosing a location to sell from is finances. You have to determine how much
money, if any, you are willing to pay for a spot on someone's property. For the most part, to park on the property of
another business or a private individual, you must expect to pay for the rental of the space. Prices for renting a spot
are usually dependent upon the size and location of the space. Be on the look out for the least expensive place you can
find that will still provide you with the customer base that is necessary to be able to make money at your business.

This brings us to another thing that must be kept in mind when choosing location is that you must have permission to
set up on private property. You are not allowed to just set up anywhere there is a space. You must first check with
your city and county about the laws that concern concession food sales. Once you know these requirements, when you
decide to settle in a spot, you must always ask the owner of the property you would like to set up on if that is ok.
Many times, the offer of a nice chunk of monthly space rent will convince a person to allow you to be on there
property. Either way, written permission must be obtained to make sure that no legal problems arise.

Wherever you decide to set up your concession trailer food business, several details must be seen to before that can
happen. Choosing a location for your business must include consideration of population, cost of space rental, and
gaining permission of the city, county, and private party who owns the space. This can be a very profitable business.
To make your chances of making money better finding a great location can certainly play a part.