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Food for Thought: Serving Up Unique Concerns for Restaurant Leases

04/02/2024   |   BY Jennifer Ioli Connelly and Richard Heller

Many aspects of commercial leasing are complex, but restaurant leases are a unique species of lease. Counsel to restaurants must... Read More »

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Gap Closings: A Commercial Real Estate Necessity, Especially Now

04/02/2021   |   BY Jennifer Ioli Connelly

Despite their long tenure in commercial real estate transactions, the gap closing has been, and will likely continue to be,... Read More »

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The Importance of Recordkeeping in Commercial Lease Administration

03/17/2017   |   BY Sander A. Rikleen and Jennifer Ioli Connelly

Many commercial leases provide for automatic extension of the term unless one party notifies the other in writing within a... Read More »

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Massachusetts Permit Session Jurisdiction Explained

02/27/2015   |   BY Sander A. Rikleen and Jennifer Ioli Connelly

On February 27th, the Massachusetts Appeals Court again held that certain land use appeals under Mass. G.L.c. 185, §3A, cannot... Read More »

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What You Need To Know: Boston and Cambridge Energy Use Disclosure Ordinances

01/05/2015   |   BY Jennifer Ioli Connelly

On July 28, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts enacted an energy use disclosure ordinance, joining Boston and several other cities. The Cambridge... Read More »