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Why Landlords Win


The Landlord Knows All the Cards in the Deck The landlord broker already knows which concessions he is willing to make and will never reveal this to the tenant.  Because of this, most tenants will focus on the obvious,  leaving the entire lease agreement basically untouched.  Even with a few concessions given in this scenario, this is a huge win for the landlord because he retains all the "gotcha" clauses, cost-increase triggers, and oppressive language in the lease document. The Lease Document is a Landlord Document A lease is usually a private document created by attorneys to minimize liability for the landlord [...]

Why Landlords Win2017-10-14T13:49:53+00:00

There is No Such Thing as a Fair Lease


All standard boilerplate leases for office space, industrial space, and retail space are heavily in favor of the landlord.  By nature this document is designed to limit exposure and liability from the Landlord as much as possible. While most tenants pay attention to a few areas (i.e. term, rental rate), the danger lies in all of that “standard” language that is too often overlooked!  A “standard” lease agreement that is 5 pages can be just as aggressive as a 100 page lease document. Often more so! Don’t get me wrong, a lease is not something to be feared, but understood. This [...]

There is No Such Thing as a Fair Lease2013-06-18T20:13:26+00:00