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Commercial real estate leasing is complicated, and a bad commercial lease agreement can work something like a time bomb.
Even if it seems harmless, it can still blow up in your face years later. It is critical that you hire a lease agreement lawyer for drafting, negotiating, and reviewing your lease agreement.
A lease agreement written by your landlord is likely to favor your landlord, and it is also likely to ignore a host of business and legal issues that you need to address. The Denver commercial lease attorneys at Sequoia Legal can review your prospective lease to help you identify and resolve these issues.
You need to consult a lawyer about any commercial leasing agreement before you sign it for the following reasons (among others):
It is possible under certain circumstances to have oppressive lease provisions declared invalid. This might require a lengthy court battle, however.
We offer legal assistance related to business leasing arrangements for:
The previous list is not exhaustive. In addition, we offer commercial leasing legal services related to various other businesses and activities.
Our attorneys enjoy decades of combined experience in the following aspects of commercial leasing transactions, among others:
In all respects, our top priority is ensuring that your interests are protected.
There are any number of sound reasons, including:
It’s difficult. It is a lot easier to recognize an unfair provision in a lease agreement than to know when something important has been left out. To know that, you will need to understand lease agreements well enough to become an attorney yourself. Unless you are an attorney, you need to seek one out to review your lease agreement, even if you see nothing wrong with it.
It’s possible. There are three main ways to change the terms of a lease:
A typical lease term is three to five years. The reason that it is so long is that many commercial tenants intend to substantially modify the property. Since the landlord will have to incur expenses to return the property to its original condition, they need to rent out the property long enough to recoup their investment. You might be able to negotiate a shorter term.
To conduct an effective commercial lease review, your commercial leasing attorney will need to:
After conducting the review, your attorney will make some recommendations.
At Sequoia Legal, our experienced commercial lease agreement lawyers can provide you with comprehensive guidance on commercial leases. Call our Colorado lease agreement attorneys for a free consultation at (303) 476-2851, or contact us online to learn how we can help you review your Colorado lease agreement.
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