Tag: Retail

Why a Leasehold Mortgage?

By Gary M. Markoff on October 25, 2016

Developer wants to buy a prime parcel for shopping center construction. He approaches the landowner with a written offer to... Read More »

Landlord Tips for Co-Tenancy Requirements

By on September 7, 2016

When it comes to opening and co-tenancy requirements, some leases require that a specific anchor tenant be open and operating before... Read More »

Percentage Rent: How it’s Calculated

By Gary D. Buchman on April 8, 2016

Percentage Rent is intended to reward the Landlord for creating a successful retail environment wherein the Tenant exceeded a sales benchmark... Read More »

SJC Decision Permits Solicitation of Nominating Signatures at Supermarket Entrance

By Joshua M. Alper on October 14, 2014

Owners and operators of supermarkets and other commercial property in Massachusetts should be aware that on October 10th, the Supreme... Read More »

The Effect of Online Shopping on Retail Leases and Percentage Rent

By Sherin and Lodgen on April 30, 2014

“Percentage Rent” is a familiar concept to retailers and landlords and has long formed a significant aspect of the business... Read More »

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (“HVAC”), Solar and Other “Green” Heating Alternatives in Retail Leasing

By Gary D. Buchman on April 10, 2014

A topic that arises in virtually every retail lease, and yet is barely addressed in the letter of intent (LOI),... Read More »

Retail Shopping: Virtual or Reality?

By on February 26, 2014

In the 1998 movie, “You’ve Got Mail,” the charming children’s bookshop owned by Meg Ryan’s character is threatened by the... Read More »

Must a Retail Business Allow an Individual to use its Property to Solicit Signatures for Elective Office?

By Edward M. Bloom on November 11, 2013

In 2012, Steven Glovsky needed 1,000 signatures in order to be placed on the ballot for a seat on the... Read More »

Key Ingredients in Restaurant Leases

By on September 16, 2013

Developers of life style centers want to offer their customers an enticing selection of restaurants to draw in customers and... Read More »

Amazon being pressed to collect sales tax in Massachusetts

By Sherin and Lodgen on November 21, 2012

The Boston Globe reported on November 21, 2012 that the Patrick administration is pushing for Amazon.com to collect sales tax... Read More »

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