Tag Archives: tenant

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...

Accelerated rent and traps for the unwary landlord

Acceleration clauses do not usually cause too much controversy in litigation, but there is room for missteps by the landlord. CONTINUE READING...

Landlords beware: Your trademark infringing tenant is your problem too

If a landlord learns that trademark infringement is occurring on its premises by one of its tenants and fails to stop further violations, the landlord may be held responsible by the trademark holder for damages relating to the infringement of a trademark. CONTINUE READING...

Don’t lock out your tenant, even if the lease says so

A Florida landlord recently learned that “self-help” is not allowed for evicting a tenant, even if the parties’ lease says it is. CONTINUE READING...