When I was writing a business plan in the spring I struggled with estimating the cost of the project.  I had no idea how much it would cost to hire an architect or how much the building permit would cost.  I couldn’t even guess, I was so clueless.  Now that we’re deep into paying people without any incoming cash, I can tell you that it adds up to a lot of money.

Let’s outline our expenses:

Lawyer- helped chose a business model, negotiated our lease

Lease

Architect

Graphic Designers

Me

General Contractor (who pays sub contractors)

Lots of Equipment

Phone

Merchandise

Internet

POS system