Malls · Retail leases · Shopping Center · Uncategorized

Extracting value from an exclusive

There is no question that a tenant benefits from being granted an exclusive use in a shopping center. More often than not, an exclusive ensure that no other tenant in the shopping center shall have the same use as tenant granted the exclsuive. (Occasionally, an exclusive shall read something to the effect of “There shall… Continue reading Extracting value from an exclusive

Retail leases

Spot the difference! – Enclosed mall vs. open air center leases

A few weeks ago, we addressed the major differences between retail and office leases. While retail leases across categories have more similarities than differences, there are distinctions between retail leases in enclosed centers and retail leases in open air centers. Some may be obvious – there are no enclosed malls to heat and cool in… Continue reading Spot the difference! – Enclosed mall vs. open air center leases

Malls · Retail leases · Shopping Center · Uncategorized

Why should you care about the definition of the “Shopping Center” in the lease?

This past week, we were working on a sizable shopping center acquisition in the Southeast. Part of the center had been a mall that was “de-malled,” while the balance was developed in two additional phases. The original mall became a series of big boxes, some traditional small shop retail, a few restaurants and a bit… Continue reading Why should you care about the definition of the “Shopping Center” in the lease?