Advice on Commercial Leases in New Jersey
Disputes between landlords and commercial tenants commonly trace back to holes or ambiguities in the lease agreement. A lease that is open to interpretation is then an invitation to legal trouble.
Based in Manalapan, New Jersey, the law firm of Garland & Mason, L.L.C., represents commercial property owners and tenant businesses in drafting, reviewing or renegotiating of lease agreements. Our experienced commercial real estate attorney works with clients to clarify and individualize the terms of commercial lease agreements to prevent conflicts. We also represent either party in resolving or litigating lease disputes.
We try to negotiate terms that are favorable to our client without relying on hidden or deceptive clauses. Therefore, the best way to avoid legal trouble is to make sure that the duties and responsibilities of the lessor and the lessee are thoroughly and clearly spelled out. We address every facet of the agreement and the landlord-tenant relationship:
- Price, length and other terms of the lease
- Permitted and prohibited uses
- Responsibility for replacing major utilities
- Responsibility for utilities and maintenance
- Provisions for changes and notification
- Forum for resolving disputes (such as arbitration)
- Other key considerations
Business Law And Commercial Real Estate Experience in NJ
Our knowledgeable lawyers have extensive experience with business and real estate transactions, which includes commercial leasing. We have written as well as reviewed lease agreements for all types of facilities. This includes office buildings and stand-alone commercial buildings, as well as strip malls and mixed-use properties.
In commercial lease disputes, we can represent property owners in enforcement of lease terms, rent collection and eviction proceedings. We also represent tenants or landlords in lease workouts and renegotiations that enable a tenant in arrears to stay in the property.
Our commercial real estate attorney will make sure the fine print clarifies your rights and protects your interests. Call (732) 358-2028, or contact us online.