Szaferman Lakind represents landlords, tenants, investors, subtenants, management companies and real estate brokers in all aspects of leasing, including structuring the transaction, lease negotiations, build-out, and occupancy. Szaferman Lakind’s attorneys have vast experience representing landlords and tenants in the structuring, drafting and negotiating of complex lease transactions in a variety of commercial settings and we are experienced in variety of lease transactions, such as operating leases, ground leases, subleases, build-to-suit leases and sale-leaseback transactions.
Our attorneys use an interdisciplinary approach to address complex issues such as environmental matters, renewable energy aspects of property, mineral extraction, and issues relating to cannabis businesses. Our attorneys understand the goals of clients when entering into a lease and work to ensure the terms of the lease meet their business objectives and manage risk.
Szaferman Lakind’s Real Estate Practice Group attorneys have broad experience representing clients in the full spectrum of the leasing process, including negotiation of letters of intent, leases, work letters, extension agreements, lease amendments, termination, buy outs and work out agreements, estoppel certificates, and related documents. We understand that some uses (such as billboards, laboratories, cannabis-related businesses and solar facilities) require special consideration, and with the breadth of experience and implementation of an interdisciplinary approach, we can ensure that the appropriate issues are properly addressed.
Our attorneys range of experience in negotiating and drafting sophisticated lease transactions includes:
- Bank branches
- Child care facilities
- Grocery stores
- Ground leases
- Industrial and warehouse
- Medical office
- Renewable energy systems
- Sale leaseback
- Telecommunications, cable and wiring, satellite dish and related services
Our attorneys also have significant experience drafting and negotiating ancillary documents related to the leasing process, financing, landlord-tenant matters, brokers, construction, management, and development.