Real estate services

Commercial leasing

Expertise
Waivers of subrogation, tenant improvement allowances and work letters, operating expenses, surrender and restoration requirements, environmental risk allocation, co-tenancy and tenant exclusive uses are just a few of the issues that you have to address in the context of negotiating a commercial lease. Let us handle the legal complexities related to your lease transaction. Our leasing attorneys know how these issues relate to your overall financing, management and operations, and can provide a complete array of legal services utilizing the depth of services provided at our firm. Additionally, we can assist you with negotiating issues during the term of the lease, including expansions, contraction and early termination, assignments and subleases.

Our experienced leasing team regularly represents both landlord and tenants in transactions leasing many types of assets including:
  • Central business district offices
  • Suburban offices
  • Medical offices
  • Stand-alone buildings
  • Medical Care facilities
  • Laboratories
  • Research and development facilities
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Lifestyle centers
  • Retail stores
  • Regional and strip malls
  • Shopping centers
  • Restaurants
  • Datacenters
  • Big box “power” centers
  • Vacant property (ground leases)
  • Industrial production facilities
  • Warehouses
  • Mineral rights
  • Oil and gas (drilling)
  • Oil and gas (non-drilling)
  • Government properties

Attorneys

Attorneys

John T. Metzger profile image

John T. Metzger

Chad Arfons profile image

Chad Arfons

Jeffrey R. Huntsberger profile image

Jeffrey R. Huntsberger

David H. Gunning II profile image

David H. Gunning II

Jessica T. Lifshitz profile image

Jessica T. Lifshitz

Patrick A. Karbowski profile image

Patrick A. Karbowski

Michael J. Klein profile image

Michael J. Klein

Representative Matters
  • Representation of a Tier 1 automotive manufacturer in connection with the amendment and restatement of the lease of their international headquarters building
  • Representation of several regional law firms and financial advisory and investment management firms in connection with their leases of space (both full and partial floor space) in Class A central business district office towers
  • Representation of a central business district office tower owner in both the owner’s leasing transactions and general real estate matters
  • Represented a national lobbying firm in connection with their sublease of space in a Class A office building
  • Represented the purchaser/landlord of a suburban office building in connection with purchase of the building and the leasing of the building to two major tenants for the operation of the tenants’ headquarters
  • Representation of property owner/managers with respect to their leasing portfolio, including development of leasing forms (letters of intent, “gross” lease forms and “triple net” lease forms)
  • Represented seller of ground lease’s interest in 99,997 square foot ground leased retail center in Johnson City, Tennessee
  • Represented a national bank as ground lessee in several leases for retail bank branches in South Florida
  • Represented the ground lessor of an outparcel in connection with their lease of the outparcel to a national bank for use as a retail branch with drive-thru teller lanes
  • Negotiated sale/leaseback transactions of printing facilities in Cleveland, Ohio and Hollywood, Florida
  • Represented international landlord in industrial lease negotiations with OEM automobile manufacturer
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