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SJC Announces Outcome Prior to Decision, Reverses Appeals Court Decision, and Upholds Dismissal of a Zoning Appeal for Lack of Standing

By Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn on March 11, 2020
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The threshold question in many land use appeals is whether the appealing party has standing to object to the action... Read More »

Gary M. Markoff and Ian T. Lane published in Thomson Reuters Practical Law

By Sherin and Lodgen on February 7, 2020
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Gary M. Markoff, partner in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate departments, and Ian T. Lane, partner in the firm's... Read More »

Congratulations to our client, Knotel, on leasing first Boston location

By Sherin and Lodgen on November 6, 2019
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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Knotel, on the leasing of their first Boston location at 239 Causeway St. The... Read More »

Tips and Tricks for Negotiating Pet-Friendly Leases Part II: The Americans with Disabilities Act

By Daniel C. Johnston on November 6, 2019
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Commercial leases include many dangerous pitfalls and traps ready to snarl unsuspecting parties. From rent to insurance, taxes to operating... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates Transom Real Estate on purchase of South End office building

By Sherin and Lodgen on October 15, 2019
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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Transom Real Estate, a Boston-based real estate development firm, on the purchase of 46... Read More »

Dogs in Space: Negotiating Pet-Friendly Rules at Work

By Daniel C. Johnston on June 18, 2019
Dog on a desk with a calculator

A fast growing, yet often overlooked topic in commercial leasing today involves pet ownership. Roughly 66 percent of Americans own... Read More »

The Evolution of the Health Club as a Tenant in Retail and Mixed-Use Developments; Pros and Cons

By Gary D. Buchman on October 17, 2018
Exercising equipment arranged at the gym

A health club used to be an unwelcome tenant in any retail shopping center.  The traditional thinking was that health... Read More »

Retailers Can Improve Leasing Efficiency with Document Automation

By John J. Slater III on May 23, 2018
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Corporate legal departments in the retail industry are under constant pressure to cut costs, and they often pass those pressures... Read More »

Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence

By Gary M. Markoff on September 5, 2017
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Whenever a buyer wants to acquire real estate, due diligence can make or break the deal.  For obvious reasons a... Read More »

LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution

By Sherin and Lodgen on August 23, 2017
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In accordance with our commitment to delivering efficient and cost effective legal services for our clients, Sherin and Lodgen’s leasing... Read More »