Leasing is critical to productive real estate ownership, investment, and occupancy. From the perspective of owners and investors in real property, leases define the very value of that property – as it relates to both current income and future disposition. For tenants, understanding the obligations and risks inherent in leasing a property and understanding how to effectively negotiate a lease with those considerations in mind provide stability and cost-effective occupancy. Given the fundamental importance and value of leases to real estate owners, investors, and users, we endeavor to deliver unparalleled, industry savvy leasing services to our clients in a timely, thorough and effective manner. We strive to protect and enhance the value of our clients’ assets no matter the economic climate and pay special attention to provisions which may expose our clients to potential risks if challenges or issues arise. All the while, we are extremely sensitive to the unique time and cost concerns of our clients relative to their respective leasing transactions – whether routine, unusual or complex.
The firm has a varied and sophisticated leasing practice covering millions of square feet throughout the country. Our lawyers represent both landlords and tenants and have significant experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting all types of leasing transactions, including retail and mixed-use leases, build-to-suit leases, office leases, industrial leases and subleases, as well as ancillary documentation related to commercial leasing and asset and property management. In particular, our experience and familiarity with national and regional tenants, coupled with our understanding of the fundamental needs of retailers and others that operate in the retail world, allow our attorneys to complete retail and mixed-use leasing transactions in a manner that we believe is exceptionally thorough, expedient, and cost-efficient. On behalf of landlords, we have successfully completed countless transactions with Fortune 500, big box and other national, regional and local retailers, as well as with tenants of office and industrial buildings. Representing tenants, we have negotiated, prepared, reviewed, and advised on leases for all asset classes, including health club, restaurant and other specialty operators.