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Dogs in Space: Negotiating Pet-Friendly Rules at Work

By Daniel C. Johnston on June 18, 2019

A fast growing, yet often overlooked topic in commercial leasing today involves pet ownership. Roughly 66 percent of Americans own a pet and, more and more, these owners are looking to bring their furry companions to work.

With so many people now owning pets, and so many landlords competing for tenants in a tight market, it is no wonder pet provisions have quickly become the topic du jour. However, negotiating a successful pet provision that distinguishes one building from another, while also safeguarding all parties, is not all bark and no bite.

Read the full article (PDF) published in The Real Reporter. 

Daniel C. Johnston – Associate

Daniel C. Johnston is a commercial real estate attorney who provides clients with practical insights into development, permitting, leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions. Read Bio