Commercial Leasing

Our Commercial Leasing Team has a tremendous breadth of experience in all forms of leases, including:

  • Ground leases
  • Building leases
  • Space leases
  • Credit and national tenant leases
  • Master leases
  • Synthetic leases
  • Farm and ranch leases

Our leasing team provides landlord, tenant, broker and contractor representation in the areas of transactional leasing, landlord-tenant disputes, forcible entry and detainer actions, and build-out and construction defects litigation. (Additional related information can be found at our Real Estate Litigation page).

Drafted and negotiated leases such as:

  • Build-to-suit leases
  • Sale-leaseback transactions for chain and big box retail
  • Off-balance sheet financing leases (master, synthetic, etc.) and leases for shopping centers (regional, neighborhood and strip centers)
  • Single and multi-tenant office buildings
  • Industrial parks and warehouse buildings
  • Flex-space
  • Medical buildings and restaurants

Specific experience in crafting and negotiating leases within resort urban, mixed-use and transit oriented developments (TOD). Other expertise includes:

  • Landlord representation
  • Tenant representation
  • Lender representation
  • Contractor representation
  • Broker representation
  • Leasehold financing transactions
  • Lease interpretation
  • Subleasing and lease assignment
  • Forcible entry and detainer actions
  • Common Area Maintenance charge disputes
  • Construction defects

Encompassing View: The interaction among our leasing team, our real estate development attorneys, our corporate attorneys, and our litigation attorneys provides us with a holistic view of the client’s concerns within the lease transaction. We understand the various roles of the landlord, tenant, lender, and contractor in a leasing transaction and use that knowledge to commence or review a lease to reflect the individual needs of our clients today and for the future.

For information on other aspects of our real estate practice, please see Affordable Housing, Development and Construction, Environmental Law, Land Use, Lending and Commercial Foreclosures, Mixed Use, Condominiums and Planned Communities, Natural Resources, Real Estate Acquisitions and Sales, Real Estate Litigation and Water Law.