Commercial Real Estate

How You Own Investment Real Estate with Another and Why It Matters

July 13, 2016 by

When you own investment real estate with another person, what do you have? Do you have a partnership that owns the real estate or is the real estate your separate property which you may do with as you please, ...

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Commercial Real Estate – When the Tenant Dies and You’re the Landlord

July 29, 2015 by

You are a landlord in a commercial real estate lease and the tenant is an individual or the principal owner of a legal entity, such as a corporation or an LLC (limited liability company), who may be the primary ...

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Fictitious Name Creates Identity Issues in Leases

January 21, 2015 by

Recently, in reviewing a lease agreement, the name of the landlord did not look right. We checked to make certain we had the precise name of the landlord, which turned out to be a limited liability company formed under ...

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Repairs and Maintenance in a Commercial Real Estate Lease

October 13, 2014 by

A properly drafted commercial lease should address who is responsible for repairs and maintenance. If the commercial lease does not include this, Florida law in Chapter 83, Florida Statutes, tells us who is responsible.

If landlord has the duty ...

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