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Property damage, cannabis production at issue in landlord’s insurance coverage dispute

Jeff Brown January 29, 2018
indoor cannabis production

A federal court ruling from Michigan stresses how important it is for landlords to monitor the activities of their tenants and has provoked discussion about insurance coverage disputes involving businesses engaged in the production or sale of cannabis. READ MORE

Commercial landlords beware! Time to modify your lease form allowing encumbrance of tenant’s interest?

Jeff Brown August 31, 2017

The California Court of Appeal recently held that a lender that took possession of a defaulting tenant’s premises and then transferred its interest to a third party was not liable to the landlord for future rent. READ MORE

How much is too much? NY AG stops Simon Property from enforcing its 60-mile radius restriction

Jeff Brown August 25, 2017

In shopping center leases, the landlord may agree to protect current tenants with exclusive use provisions, blocking future tenants from competing with the already existing businesses READ MORE