Commercial Leasing in NYC

New York City Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Commercial lease law in New York is an extremely complicated body of law and requires specialized knowledge and experience in the law itself and in the drafting of the necessary document. You should not be hiring the type of lawyer, who simply reviews the lease and says "sign here" and moves on to another matter.

The Law Office of Steven R. Sutton is extremely well-versed and qualified in these matters, and is thoroughly expert in lease draftsmanship and in lease review and negotiation.

Whether you are a commercial landlord in need of a well-drafted lease agreement, or a business entering into a store lease or a lease for commercial office space, unless you are looking to have a problem down the road, you must hire qualified counsel capable of drafting or analyzing the terms of a proposed commercial lease.

Drafting a commercial lease that is thorough and covers all the necessary terms of the agreement is something in which the Law Firm of Steven R. Sutton is expert and excels.

In the same way, a business owner must have qualified counsel to complete a thorough lease review and analysis of a proposed commercial lease agreement to be sure it meets your particular needs.

As NYC landlord tenant attorneys, we are here to guide you through the commercial leasing process. Regardless of your situation, it is crucial that you work with a real estate litigation, and commercial landlord tenant attorney who is well-acquainted with this area of law. Signing or creating a lease agreement is a significant aspect and decision of your business. For this reason, you should talk with a New York City commercial leasing lawyer at our firm to learn more about how our team may be able to help you and your business.

Important Items to Consider For Commercial Landlords

Writing up your initial lease agreement as a commercial landlord can be just as critical as choosing the right tenant. Having a well-drawn and clear-cut lease that protects your rights as Landlord and building, is extremely important. A commercial lease attorney can take you through the process and gather the necessary information to draft up a top-notch lease agreement that protects you thoroughly and fits your specific needs.

More often than not, the businesses that rent out your space are there on a long-term basis, so you want a fair lease agreement that will foster a mutually advantageous business relationship, but also one that fully protects you as Landlord. There will most likely be various negotiations that must be had and areas of contention that arise and you will need counsel that is experienced and well-versed in these matters, as the Law Firm of Steven R. Sutton is. And if any lease dispute or conflict ensues, we are experienced landlord and tenant, and real estate litigation attorneys who have the expertise to handle your situation.

Leasing Space as a Business Owner in NYC

As a business owner, every decision you make can have a great impact on the future of your business. So when it comes to entering into that store lease or office lease, you should carefully do the following:

  • Have the lease agreement reviewed by expert legal counsel
  • Discuss any special or guaranty clauses with counsel so you understand them fully
  • Discuss with that counsel whether there are additional hidden costs
  • Discuss with counsel whether you need to add on any additional clauses to the lease or modify the proposed terms in any manner

You do not want to make this choice haphazardly, as these commercial leases are often long-term arrangements, and expert counsel is key. So be sure the lease attorney you hire will thoroughly analyze every aspect of the lease before signing anything.

For many businessmen and women, this whole process can be extremely intimidating. But certainly entering into something blindly without understanding the full ramifications is not the answer. Hiring a qualified lease and real estate attorney, like the Law Firm of Steven R. Sutton, who can help you decipher the terms of the lease and analyzes and discusses any questionable areas with you will put your business on far better footing for the future.

Above all, you have the personal guaranty of founding attorney, Steven R. Sutton, that when we work on a case, or a transaction, we take a personal approach and work individually with each client, caring for your particular business needs as if they were our own. Contact our office today to discuss your commercial lease and how we can help you.