A Pricey Drafting Error in a Jewelry Store Lease

A new case about an exculpatory clause in a lease is an example of the importance of good drafting. CONTINUE READING...

What happens when a lease doesn’t say how to calculate rent after renewal?

Options to renew a lease can be worded in a variety of ways, but what happens when a lease doesn't say the amount at the end of the existing term? CONTINUE READING...

Lease guaranty’s demand requirement trips up landlord

Under even the most landlord-favorable standard, can a commercial landlord ever have an absolute right to reject a proposed assignment? CONTINUE READING...

Must a commercial landlord consent to a lease assignment?

Under even the most landlord-favorable standard, can a commercial landlord ever have an absolute right to reject a proposed assignment? CONTINUE READING...

Why Federal Courts Think Your Website May Be Like Your Real Estate

We have previously discussed what a business should do when it’s hit with a lawsuit over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), but can a retail tenant be sued only for ADA violations at its physical store? CONTINUE READING...

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