Do Change of Control Transactions Constitute an Assignment by Operation of Law? [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • May 20, 2021
  • /   Laura Walda & Samantha Duran
  • /   Commercial Leasing,Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Lowndes Leasing Blog
commercial real estate plaza
Attorneys Laura Walda and Samantha Duran discuss what a lease needs to include if a landlord wants to restrict change of control.

Hillsborough County Commercial Lease Sales Tax Rate Reduced by Recent Florida Supreme Court Decision [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • March 24, 2021
  • /   Matthew R. O'Kane & Samantha Duran
  • /   Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Blogs,Commercial Leasing
business report with calculator
Shareholder Matt O'Kane and Associate Samantha Duran discuss how the recent Florida Supreme Court decision that the Hillsborough County 1% transportation sales surtax is unconstitutional affects commercial landlords and property managers.

COVID-19-Related Lease Modifications Raise New Issues of Liability for Unpaid Rent [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • March 18, 2021
  • /   Daniel McIntosh & Samantha Duran
  • /   Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Commercial Leasing
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Shareholder Dan McIntosh and Associate Samantha Duran discuss what landlords need to be aware of when negotiating lease workouts with assignees/subtenants to provide rent relief during COVID-19.

New Decision Shows the Importance of Strongly Drafted Force Majeure Provisions [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • February 25, 2021
  • /   Quino Martinez & Samantha Duran
  • /   Commercial Leasing,Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers
empty strip mall
Shareholder Quino Martinez and Associate Samantha Duran discuss how a recent bankruptcy decision should serve as a cautionary tale to all commercial landlords when drafting a lease.

What Landlords Need to Know about Acceleration of Rental Provisions [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • February 11, 2021
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Blogs,Real Estate,Commercial Leasing,Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers
leasing contract being signed
If properly drafted and the legal requirements are met, an acceleration right is a powerful arrow in the landlord’s quiver.

Rental Acceleration Provisions in Commercial Leases [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • December 28, 2020
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Commercial Leasing
open shop sign
Shareholder Shawn Rader discusses the use of rental acceleration provisions on the Leasing Lawyers blog.

Residential Leasing Made Simple? [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • October 20, 2020
  • /   Gary Kaleita
  • /   Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Blogs,Commercial Leasing
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Lowndes attorney Gary M. Kaleita discusses two forms available from The Florida Bar that can help simplify the residential lease process.

Leasing Tune-ups [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • August 27, 2020
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Blogs,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Commercial Leasing
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Shareholder Shawn Rader provides a list of lease provisions that should be reviewed when the opportunity arises, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Automatic Subordination Clauses [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • August 25, 2020
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  • /   Commercial Leasing,Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers
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Shareholder Gary M. Kaleita discusses different types of automatic subordination clauses that landlords should consider when negotiating a lease with a tenant.