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Best Commercial Lease Clauses, 12th Edition

Sep 2019 | 692 total pages

"This volume represents one of the very best source books and wellsprings of vital information for professionals seriously engaged in commercial leasing."-Marc L. Ripp, Esq.

Draft Leases that Minimize Landlord-Tenant Disputes.

BONUS: Your purchase includes access to 125 Online Model Tools, including model lease clauses, agreements, and notices—saving you hours of time and effort.  

Best Commercial Lease Clauses helps you structure safe and effective leases for a range of commercial tenants.

Helping you draft “smarter” leases and minimize landlord-tenant disputes, this new edition of Best Commercial Lease Clauses contains valuable information from some of the foremost commercial lease experts in the U.S.

Here you’ll find a wealth of authoritative guidance—including concrete suggestions on how to plug dangerous loopholes, stay within the legal boundaries, and prevent trouble before it begins. Best Commercial Lease Clauses covers every important area of leasing today—from abandonment & audits to use & work letters.

Newly revised chapters in the 12th Edition will give you:

  • 15 protections to incorporate into the lease when tenants use letters of credit instead of security deposits.
  • 12 points to negotiate in a security deposit clause.
  • 8 conditions to require tenants to meet if they want to sublease without your consent.
  • 3 protections to put in your leases to prevent constructive eviction claims.

Showing you how to:

  • Get control over the content of a “short-form” lease.
  • Draft favorable work letter terms before construction begins.
  • Protect your interests when dealing with a financially troubled tenant.
  • Avoid liability for ADA accessibility violations within the tenant’s space.
  • And more!

1: Abandonment; 2: Access to Premises; 3: ADA & Liability; 4: Alterations; 5: Attorneys’ Fees; 6: Audits; 7: Bankruptcy; 8: Buildouts; 9: Commencement of Lease; 10: Concessions; 11: Consent; 12: Continuous Operation; 13: Cotenancy; 14: Damage & Destruction; 15: Default; 16: Description of Premises; 17: Dispute Resolution; 18: Electricity; 19: Environmental Issues; 20: Estoppel/Lender Agreements; 21: Exclusives; 22: Expansion & Contraction; 23: Exterior Appearance; 24: Guaranty ; 25: Holdover; 26: Insurance; 27: Lease; 28: Letter of Credit; 29: Letter of Intent; 30: Liens; 31: Limitations on Liability; 32: Memorandum of Lease; 33: Operating; 34: Parking; 35: Percentage Rent; 36: Pre-Lease Agreement; 37: Radius Restriction; 38: Recapture; 39: Refusal Right; 40: Relocation of Tenant; 41: Renewal of Lease; 42: Renovation; 43: Rent Escalation; 44: Rent Payment; 45: Rent Reduction/Deferral; 46: Safety & ; 47: Security Deposit; 48: Self-Help Right; 49: Signage; 50: Special Agreements; 51: Specialty Leasing Issues; 52: Sublet/Assignment; 53: Taxes; 54: Termination; 55: Use; 56: Work Letters

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