Case | HBS Case Collection | August 1995 (Revised January 2007)

The Schneider Building

by William J. Poorvu and John H. Vogel Jr.


In May 1995, Jonathan Schneider, the president of the Schneider Co., is faced with several related problems. First, he needs to find a new facility that can accommodate his expanding business. Second, he needs to decide whether to lease or purchase this new facility. And third, he needs to decide what to do about the existing facility, which he leases from his father.

Keywords: Family Business; Property; Leasing; Expansion; Real Estate Industry;


Poorvu, William J., and John H. Vogel Jr. "The Schneider Building." Harvard Business School Case 396-043, August 1995. (Revised January 2007.)