In many commercial real estate transactions, landlords and tenants make estoppel certifications representing that certain facts involving…Read More
The Latest Legal Developments in PA and NJ
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Tenants Only Need To Substantially Perform Under Lease Agreements
“Just pay your rent on time.” That is what every commercial tenant is told during lease negotiations…Read More
Commonwealth Court Trashes Landlord’s Attempt To Avoid Borough Fees
Local governments are given wide latitude in outsourcing their government services to private independent contractors. Pennsylvania courts…Read More
Landlord Attempt To Terminate Option Contract ‘Invalid’
Drafting a lease agreement is no easy task. Although most landlords possess an upper hand in lease negotiations,…Read More
Landlord Can Constructively Evict Tenant By Filing Frivolous Lawsuit
Every lease in Pennsylvania contains an implied covenant of quiet enjoyment. A landlord breaches the covenant when…Read More
May The Force Majeure Be With You In Construction Contracts
Most construction contracts allow contractors to escape legal responsibility if completion of the construction project is delayed…Read More
Attention Shoppers: Politicking In Aisle One?
With Election Day fast approaching, political campaigns are increasing their efforts to distribute leaflets to potential voters….Read More
Landlord Makes Itself An Offer It Can’t Refuse
Leases frequently contain provisions granting the tenant the first right to purchase the leased premises in the…Read More
Are Commercial Real Estate Landlords Warranted In Seeking Confessions From Defaulting Tenants?
With the economy in the tank, commercial retailers are struggling to keep their cash registers ringing. Awash…Read More