Protecting Yourself Against Lien Claims

By: Gary Kaleita If you are a commercial Landlord or property manager, hopefully you are taking advantage of a Florida statute that allows you to limit the Landlord’s liability for lien claims resulting from work …

Exclusives in Leases

By: Shawn Rader Granting a tenant an exclusive use of their premises in a retail setting can be a powerful inducement to have the tenant agree to a lease.  There is little doubt, however, that …

Holdover Rent

By: Joaquin “Quino” Martinez and Andrew P. Kelly As the end of a commercial lease approaches, it is common for landlords and tenants alike to consider whether to renew the lease or part ways. But …

A Primer On Leasing Space For Your Business

By: Gary Kaleita You’ve been in business for a few years and it’s time to sign a new lease, or you’ve decided to move your business out of your house to a space at the …

Does a Tenant Need Leasehold Title Insurance?

By: Gary M. Kaleita If you own a house, or property on which you operate a business, you probably have owner’s title insurance to cover your loss if there are defects in the title. Land …

New Ruling Could Void Your Lease Option

By: Adam Lewis and Laura Walda In its recent decision in Jahangiri, et al. v. 1830 North Bayshore, LLC, the Third District Court of Appeal asserted that a lease extension option based on “market rate” …

We Celebrate Our Client Twistee Treat!

Did you ever drive by the 25-foot high fiberglass ice cream cone on your way home on a hot summer day? If so, you just passed Twistee Treat, the place to go for the best …

SNDA’s: What Tenants Want Part 2

By: Gary Kaleita In a prior blog post, we discussed what Lenders want when they request a Tenant to sign a Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreement (SNDA).  The Lender’s primary goal is to get the …