Site Table of Contents

Use the site table of contents to navigate Leasing REality’s commercial real estate topics and sub-topics. Topics and sub-topics are linked to their search results. Refine the search and filter by media type on the search results page.

Access and Indemnity Agreement

Access to Premises

Alteration Requirements

Architect’s Fee Indemnity Agreement

As-Is Condition


Assignment & Subletting

Audit Rights

Bathroom Work

Brokerage Representation and Listing Agreements

Business Operating Conditions

Cannabis in Commercial Leasing

Cleaning & Janitorial Specifications

Cold Shell vs. Gray Shell vs. Vanilla Box

Collateral Assignment of Lease (Pro-Franchisor)

Community Board Approval

Condemnation of Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

Condenser Water

Construction Escrow Agreements

Construction Project Completion & Payment Mitigation of Risk Leasing Tips

Contractor’s Full Release and Waiver of Lien

Contractor’s Partial Release and Waiver of Lien

Default Provisions

Early Access

Early Termination

Escalation & Pass-Through Provisions

Estoppel Certificate

Exclusivity & Non-Compete Provisions

Exculpation of Landlord


Exit Strategies from a Commercial Lease

Failure to Give Possession & Outside Date Language

Failure to Open for Business or to Operate

Financial Factors to Consider When Entering into a Commercial Lease

Financial Statements and Records

Finding New Space & Moving Tips for Commercial Tenants

Fire & Casualty Clause Negotiating Tips

Floor Area Ratio (“FAR”) Considerations

Food Hall Provisions (More Coming Soon)

Foreign Consent to Jurisdiction

Franchise Agreement Provisions / Franchisor Rights / Collateral Assignment of Lease

Free Rent Concessions in a Commercial Lease

Good Guy Guarantee (“GGG”)

Ground Lease (Coming Soon)

Heat, Air Conditioning & Electricity Clause Pointers

Holdover Clauses in a Commercial Lease

Hours of Operation Clauses

HVAC Equipment Outside a Space

Impact (and Non-Impact) of Recent FASB Lease Financial Statement Reporting Changes

Land Leases

Landlord Termination & Demolition Clauses

Landlord Work & Tenant Work Clauses

Lease Restructurings, Modifications & Workouts

Leasing Concierge & Office Building Amenities

Leasing Intervention™

Leasing Intervention™ – a Daily Dosage

Leasing Mixed Bag of Catch-All Lease Insertions (Generally Pro-Landlord)

Leasing REality Negotiating Theories

Legal Compliance Issues

Letter of Intent (“LOI”)

License Agreements

Lien Waiver Requirement

Liquor License Provisions (More Coming Soon)

Loss Factors in a Commercial Lease

Memorandum Confirming Term

Moisture and Mold

Monetary Default Notice

Mortgages and the Certificate of Occupancy

Negotiating Security Deposits & Good Guy Guarantees in a Commercial Lease

Noise & Vibrations Lease Negotiating Tips

Non-Disclosure Agreements (“NDA”)

Payment and Performance Bond

Percentage Rent

Percentage Rent Breakpoint Provisions

Physical Culture Establishments (“PCE”)

Pop-Up Stores (More Coming Soon)

Quiet Enjoyment

Real Estate Tax Base Reduction

Real Estate Tax Escrow

Removal & Restoration Obligations

Rent Acceleration

Rent Auto-Deduct

Residential Lease Preparation and Management in NYS (HSTPA 2019)

Restaurant Lease Provisions (More Coming Soon)

Right of First Offer (“ROFO”)

Right of First Refusal (“ROFR”)

Roof Provisions

Scaffolding Clause Negotiating Tips

Security Deposit

Shopping Center Centric Provisions

Signage Clause Negotiating Tips

Sprinkler Work

Subcontractor’s Full Release and Waiver of Lien


Subordination Clauses & SNDA’s

Substitute Space Relocation Clauses

Tenant Decorative Work Carve Out and No Removal Obligations

Tenant Retention & Lease Renewal Option

The How and Why Brokers Can Make a Difference in all Phases of a Lease Negotiation

Turnkey Buildout

Use Clause Provision Tips

Utility Clauses

Contact Us

Join our newsletter for news, releases, leasing tips and more.


Contact Us

Join our newsletter for news, releases, leasing tips and more.