What Is the Role of a Real Estate Attorney?

New York City commercial leases for office, loft , retail or medical space  are complicated legal documents that  can range from 15 to more than 100 pages in length depending on the particular landlord. Therefore, it is in the tenant’s best interest to hire a New York real estate attorney to review a lease and to negotiate modifications on the tenant’s behalf with the landlord’s attorney. The role of a New York real estate attorney usually begins after a lease has been issued, and after the landlord’s agent and the tenant’s broker have reached agreement on lease business terms. Business terms may consist of base rent, any monthly pass-throughs, annual rent escalations, a proportionate share of real estate tax increases,… Continue reading

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