There are special rules that apply to commercial leases that fall within the definition of being a “retail lease”. Under the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW), landlords must, amongst other things, comply … [Read more...] about Retail landlords – know your obligations under the Retail Leases Act
Commercial leases typically are for a fixed initial term of, say, 3 or 5 years, with an “option to renew” period of a further 3 or 5 years. The lease document will note the specific dates within … [Read more...] about Do you know how to exercise your option to renew your lease?
It is not uncommon for a landlord to make extensive investigations into a tenant’s financial situation, to minimise the risk that the tenant will fall into financial hardship and not be able to pay … [Read more...] about Be wary of your landlord’s financial status when signing the lease