Deborah E. Riegel
When developers convert occupied buildings to condominiums or, less frequently, cooperative ownership, non-purchasing tenants are protected from eviction. When tenants in those buildings acquire vested rights as non-purchasing tenants is significant for developers, because the timing dictates the number of units that will be available for sale to outside purchasers. It is, therefore, no surprise that this is a highly charged and contested issue.
Part One of a Two-Part Article
When entering into a lease for commercial space, there are some items that should not be overlooked. Landlords and tenants alike should make sure that the following things are addressed in the lease, one way or another.
Cemetery Entitled to Use Variance
ZBA Usurpation of Planning Board Authority
Statutory Factors Need to Be Considered In Denial of Area Variance
Ira Fierstein and Michelle Palka
An Illinois Appellate Court recently ruled in favor of a commercial tenant after a new owner acquired a commercial building and attempted to collect accrued unpaid rent owed to the previous landlord.
Condemnation Award Reduced
Title Insurance Inducements
Purchaser’s Willful Default/Down Payment
Tortious Interference Claim Reinstated
With the recent carnage in the retail industry, including Sears and many other retailers of all shapes and sizes, a lot of attention goes to the fate of landlords when their tenants seek bankruptcy protection.
First Court’s Lack of Jurisdiction over Cause of Action Means Second Action Is Not Barred
Landlord’s Improper Incorporation
Ownership of Shifting Beaches
Brokerage Commission Provision Expired
Adverse Possession/Tennis Court
Deed Obtained by False Pretenses