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Negotiating Commercial Leases: How Owners and Corporate Occupants Can Avoid Costly Errors 2010 (Live Webcast)

Sponsor of Event: Practising Law Institute
November 18 - 19, 2010
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Baker Donelson Center
211 Commerce Street
Suite 800
Nashville, TN 37201


November 18 - 19, 2010
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

November 18, 8:00am - 4:00pm
November 19, 8:00am - 3:30pm

In one of the most challenging cycles in thirty years, your client or company is relying on you now more than ever to make the best deal. The landscape of the commercial real estate market has changed and so have the rules. It is critical that you understand the hidden costs, shifting of risks and predatory practices of the “killer lease forms” and “sharp” practices. Attend this updated and now two full day program to get up-to-speed on how to negotiate the best terms in today’s economy. This faculty of leading practitioners will give you the tools, insights and advice you need to avoid costly errors or unintended risks and put your client in the most advantageous position.

What You Will Learn

  • Update! Insights into commercial leasing in this challenging cycle
  • New! Hot topics for Lease Audits
  • How to handle fundamental lease theft issues
  • New! The latest with regard to “Good-Guy Guaranties” and Lease Takeover Agreements in 2010
  • Nuts and bolts of operating expenses
  • “Green Leases” - legislation, tax incentives and regulatory entities
  • How to plan for the long-term: assignment, subletting and creating flexibility in your lease


  • Why the existence of the killer lease?
  • New issues facing landlords and tenants in the current retail environment
  • Insurance and commercial leases in a troubled economy
  • Twelve easy steps to avoid losing your lease
  • One full hour of ethical considerations for the real estate leasing attorney

Who Should Attend

Attorneys who practice in the commercial real estate leasing field or are being assigned the facilities responsibilities, and other allied professionals, including real estate brokers, appraisers, property managers, property and REIT investors, facilities directors, fund directors and accountants/auditors.

Cost: $ 1,495.00

Registration Contact: PLI Customer Service 1.800.260.4754

Practice Area: Real Estate

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Heather Stripling
T: 205.250.8332
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