Fundamentals of Retail Leases


Retail leases present their own dilemmas and challenges to landlords and tenants. Retail leases entail rather rarefied provisions which could constitute a trap for the unwary. In this article, we explore SOME of the issues involved in negotiating and consummating a retail lease in a free-standing building (not a shopping center). Such issues revolve around the following: term of the lease, minimum payment, percentage payment, continuous operation of the business, utilities and taxes, and repair and maintenance.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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