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Common Issues In Commercial Property Bankruptcies

As the commercial real estate market undergoes seismic shifts, companies may find themselves in situations where their tenant or their landlord has filed for bankruptcy protection. Questions then quickly arise, such as if and how a landlord may evict a bankrupt tenant, whether a bankrupt tenant may remain as a lessee and continue to occupy the premises, and how to measure damages for a landlord in this situation, both before bankruptcy and going forward post-petition.

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As the commercial real estate market undergoes seismic shifts resulting from the rise of online retailing, the COVID-19 pandemic, the growth in work-from-home options for employees and employers, and the continuing evolution of how we do business as a nation, companies may find themselves in situations where their tenant or their landlord has filed for bankruptcy protection. Questions then quickly arise, such as if and how a landlord may evict a bankrupt tenant, whether a bankrupt tenant may remain as a lessee and continue to occupy the premises, and how to measure damages for a landlord in this situation, both before bankruptcy and going forward post-petition. The Bankruptcy Code and related case law address these points.

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