• Features

    Permitted Uses: Flexibility and Adaptability

    Glenn A. Browne

    When negotiating permitted-use clauses under retail leases, landlords attempt to achieve the most comprehensive limitations possible so as to avoid conflicts with other tenants’ leases and violations of exclusive-use clauses that are maintained by other tenants in the retail facility. Tenants, however, should be very careful to incorporate a certain degree of flexibility and adaptability into their leases’ permitted-use clauses to take into account an evolving landscape.

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  • Features

    The Unlicensed Real Estate Broker in New York: Beware

    Janice G. Inman

    The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York recently determined that because New York prohibits unlicensed real estate brokers from pursuing payment in its courts for services rendered, a plaintiff who performed real estate work for a client who then did not pay had no standing to sue.

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  • Features

    The Best Markets for Opportunity Zone Investors

    Paul Fiorilla

    Opportunity zones are the latest big thing to hit the commercial real estate market, but many questions remain, including details of how deals can be structured, the best strategy for investing and just how much property there is in the zones.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Case Notes

    Expired Lease Terms Don’t Automatically Apply
    Landlord Not Liable to Third Party

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