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Retail Anchor Tenant Lease Agreement

From a landlord’s perspective, the retail anchor tenant lease (the primary tenant/largest tenant in a shopping center) is the catalyst for a successful or unsuccessful shopping center.  With a great anchor, the surrounding spaces are more valuable as the adjacent tenants will have more foot traffic to draw from; thus, leading to more sales for […]

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Real Estate Partnerships + JV Agreement Template

A Partnership Agreement outlines and describes the relationship between partnership entities (i.e. general partner and limited partners) in a joint real estate investment. It is a critical document that defines a mutual understanding of financial terms, describes the roles each party plays, decision making for the project and how actual distributions are made after deducting […]

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Tenant Estoppel Letter

A Tenant Estoppel Letter confirms the existence and status of a commercial lease. This is a unique legal document that contractually binds the Tenants of a building with the new Purchaser. The Letter of Intent (LOI) sets the parameters of the negotiation process and its tone is important as it indicates the perceived level of […]

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Commercial Real Estate Lease Abstract (Summary)

Today I will be sharing a template for a common legal tool for quickly and efficiently evaluating commercial leases: the Commercial Lease Abstract / Summary. This template applies to triple net office, triple net retail leases, and any type of commercial real estate lease. Essentially, this is a 2-3 page abstract which summarizes key terms […]