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Category: Leasing

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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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Sherin and Lodgen represents The GIANT Company in lease negotiations for flagship urban supermarket in Philadelphia

03/31/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen represented longtime client, The GIANT Company, in lease negotiations for their newest supermarket in Philadelphia, PA. The 65,000... Read More »

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Sherin and Lodgen attorneys serve as editors and contributing authors for the MCLE Manual on “Lease Drafting in Massachusetts”

10/26/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Seven Sherin and Lodgen attorneys contributed to the update of the fourth edition of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)... Read More »

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What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know About Massachusetts House Bill 4615 and Senate Bill 2631

04/10/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

ALERT: On April 20, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed H.4647 (the “Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act” or the... Read More »

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Rent Relief Considerations in the Time of COVID-19

04/06/2020   |   BY Robert M. Carney

“In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is... Read More »

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

11/06/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Commercial leases include many dangerous pitfalls and traps ready to snarl unsuspecting parties. From rent to insurance, taxes to operating... Read More »

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Dogs in Space: Negotiating Pet-Friendly Rules at Work

06/18/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

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

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

10/17/2018   |   BY Gary D. Buchman

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

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Retailers Can Improve Leasing Efficiency with Document Automation

05/23/2018   |   BY John J. Slater III

Corporate legal departments in the retail industry are under constant pressure to cut costs, and they often pass those pressures... Read More »

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LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution

08/23/2017   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In accordance with our commitment to delivering efficient and cost effective legal services for our clients, Sherin and Lodgen’s leasing... 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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Disability Access and Lease Negotiations in California: What Commercial Landlords Need to Know

03/16/2017   |   BY Thomas P. Gorman

Recent amendments to an existing California statute regarding disability access for commercial property create requirements, of which landlords, tenants, and... Read More »