Commercial Landlord Rights

Locate a Local Real Estate Lawyer

Find Lawyers in Other Categories
Most Common Real Estate Issues

Commercial Landlord Rights

A commercial landlord is someone who leases or rents commercial property to a tenant via a lease agreement. The landlord is bound by certain duties by law. These duties include performing all the terms of the commercial lease agreement.

When Are Rights Given to Landlords?

Commercial landlord-tenant rights are decided upon during commercial lease negotiations. For example, whether the landlord or tenant is responsible for building repairs is negotiated during this time. Other terms decided during a commercial lease negotiation include:

A sublease is a contract between a tenant and another party to rent the space. The old tenant leaves and the new tenant takes all the rights and responsibilities of the old tenant. It is usually for a short time.

An assignment is like a sublease contract. The different is in the time limit. The new tenant assumes the right of the old tenant’s commercial lease.

What Are Commercial Landlord Rights?

Specific rights of a commercial landlord vary from state-by-state. However, there are some general rights all commercials landlords have. These rights include:

Should I Consult a Real Estate Attorney about Commercial Landlord Rights?

Obligations exists for both landlord and tenants regarding commercial leases. To learn more about commercial landlord rights, contact a real estate attorney. An attorney will guide you through negotiating a lease and any breach of contract disputes.

Consult a Lawyer - Present Your Case Now!
Last Modified: 07-22-2015 10:30 AM PDT

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Link to this page

Law Library Disclaimer

LegalMatch Service Mark