Tag: shopping center

Why a Leasehold Mortgage?

By Gary M. Markoff on October 25, 2016
"leasing" labeled on red binder in a office workspace

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
scenery of the shopping mall and blue sky in the background

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
a red and white "for lease" sign in focused with a bulding in the background

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
road sign with a black exclamation mark in the middle and below a sign that has the words "Election Ahead" and the sun and blue sky in the background

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
cartoon shopping cart with a red dot that has the number 3 in it and the word "checkout" next to the cart

“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
sliver air vents on top of a building

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

Broker Awarded Fees Where Lease Was Not Signed

By Joshua M. Alper on March 3, 2014
hands writing on a paper with a pen

A judge of the Superior Court has recently awarded brokerage fees to a realtor despite that the landlord did not... Read More »

Retail Shopping: Virtual or Reality?

By on February 26, 2014
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan from the movie You've Got Mail

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 »