Matthew J. Schiller, Esq.Vice Chair - Real Property, NJSBA Real Property Trust and Estate Law SectionCo-author, Leasing Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Transactions in New Jersey (NJICLE 2019, 4th Edition)Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP, Newark
Ivette P. Alvarado, Esq.President, Commercial Real Estate Women of New Jersey (CREW-NJ)Sills Cummis & Gross, PC, Newark
Michael San Giacamo, Esq.Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Florham Park
Attorneys are often called upon to negotiate and draft commercial leases. You may be asked to negotiate on behalf of your own firm, friends, colleagues, or business associates. There are many aspects of drafting or negotiating the commercial lease. There are differences if the lease is for office space, retail space or a construction lease.
What terms should be contained in a lease?
What is a “gross lease”? A “net lease”?
What is a worth letter allowance?
What are the most heavily negotiated “Boiler Plate” provisions?
Repair and maintenance clauses
Operating expense pass throughs and base years
Real estate taxes
What do I need to know about tenancy actions?
Can the commercial lease be assigned?
For entry level attorneys with little to no experience.
BONUS: Bring your questions. The program agenda has specifically set an open session for Q&A with the experts.
For all real estate practitioners, young litigators, real estate paralegals, and general practitioners seeking basic commercial leasing knowledge---reserve your seat today!
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